Tenfoot Ukes

Rock, Pop & Soul with a twist! Tenfoot Ukes bring a different flavour to our four stringed friend.  Instead of the usual Formby, you’re more likely to find them playing arrangements of The Flaming Lips, MGMT, The Waterboys, Supergrass, The Stranglers, and many more. “Thankyou for helping make last night’s UkeOff so good. It was fantastic to have you there last night.” “Thought you were brilliant last night, hope to see you play again soon” “Everyone seemed to thoroughly enjoy it, audience and artists alike, hope we see you again in Goole sometime” “A fine body of people” – Mark

By |2018-05-23T19:39:44+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Festival 8 2016, Music, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sam and the Womp

Headlining Festival 8, in the prime spot straight after all the fire fun, we have a band with over 32 million hits on one of their songs on youtube.  Sam and the Womp will keep the energy flowing and our spirits high!  Infectious grooves, vocal joy, beats, bass and brass!   Come and let your party out. We are delighted to bring Sam and the Womp to Festival 8 for the first time.  Their biog says; Sam and the Womp is a British band headed up by trumpet player and premiere rabble-rouser Sam Ritchie and Dutch-born singer-songwriter Bloom de Wilde.

By |2018-02-09T16:01:13+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Festival 8 2018, Music|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Speak Easy

Festival 8 feel very lucky that we are working with vibrant music collective and events organisers from Hull The Speak Easy.  They will be running our woodland stage on Friday and Saturday and providing an interesting and entertaining line up of performers; primarily acoustic and ranging from solo artist to bands. "People of all cultures, creeds, hopes & dreams. Shapes, sizes, wants & needs.  Welcome to our very own Greenwich Village style musical mash up. A wonderful variety of talent that will appeal to all your eclectic needs........ COMPLETELY UNPLUGGED. There's a new voice of a generation and we Speak Easy. Gone are the

By |2017-07-25T22:29:42+00:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Festival 8 2017, Music, Speak Easy|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Iza Moon – Songstress, story teller & shamanic practitioner

Cabourne Parva's much-loved friend, Iza Moon - who is a songstress, story teller, shamanic practitioner and a sacred fire keeper - is offering two very special workshops over the weekend Sacred Singing and Chanting Explore your inner voice through supportive group singing and singing in the round. All songs are Sacred, some are created by Iza, some are very ancient Sacred Chants and Healing Mantras. Please feel free to bring instruments such as drums, rattles, shakers and bells to this session. Shamanic Journey A workshop of deep guided meditation and visualisation, where Iza will guide you on a Shamanic Journey into the very

By |2016-07-10T19:29:39+00:00July 10th, 2016|Categories: Festival 8 2016, Health & Wellbeing, Music, Talks|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

DJ Melos

Sunday in the big top and you will find some of the crew getting down to a bit of Drum and Bass and some literally groovy music. Melos has been a long standing resident DJ of Lincolnshire for many years now, throwing parties and putting on events for well over 20 years. A true vinyl junkie at heart, he has also been hard at work in the studio churning out over 200 releases over the last 8 years to various labels worldwide. Melos is all about good music, no matter the style. Plain & simple! [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/49007063" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450"

By |2016-07-08T21:11:07+00:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: Festival 8 2016, Music|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Humming in Harmony – presented by Sergio Lopez Figueroa

About sound maverick, Sergio Lopez Figueroa (Gran Canaria) Sergio is a Spanish maverick composer, videographer, pianist and social entrepreneur living in London. Founder of Big Bang Lab, a social enterprise dedicated to empower young people and older people to connect and share their stories and life experiences using digital video and film archives. He is passionate about breaking the age and knowledge divide to come up with participatory solutions for a better future, and about sound and connecting people together to explore creativity and peace to the world. Humming in Harmony Accessible for anyone regardless of the musical, cultural background Humming

Daniela – intuitive Venezuelan healer joins the Festival 8 tribe

Daniela is an intuitive Venezuelan healer was gifted with a strong connection to Mother Earth and all living beings. She became connected to her Shamanic path from a very young age, harnessing the spiritual wisdom from her Native South America. For the past four years, she has studied the teachings of Almine, International Mystic and Seer ,becoming initiated in Belvaspata, a profound angelic healing modality developed by Almine. Daniela trained with Master Sounds Healers in London and has had the honour to guide ceremonies in London and Glastonbury. Travels and experiences with indigenous people She deeply interested about the study of

Minimatt Busking Stage

Festival 8 is successful because lots of people come together to make it happen.  This year we have a new partnership with a local Production Studio that is going to run a busking stage.  They will pepper the stage with a couple of their house acts, that use their recording facilities in Grimsby and then the stage is open to all comers, simply book in and join in the fun! The Minimatt Busking Stage brings not only acoustic talents of Ramble Gamble, Rainmaker, Sunny & Boo Boo, but comedians & poetry from Dannielle Matthews and Ros Ballinger. We will also

By |2016-05-24T22:58:15+00:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Arts, comedy, Festival 8 2016, Festival Activities, Music, Theatre|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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