ENTRY / Access to the venue is from 12.00 mid day friday
the Container Stage in the Woodland comes to life to offer Lots of open mic slots to anyone that would like to share their skills. As its and Open Mic stage its ok for anyone to come and play with all and any instruments
Childrens Open Mic, open mic hour will be from 5pm to 6pm and is open to anything imaginable from a budding child musician or story teller etc, C`mon mums and dads! why not join in and support your little ones!
The container stage closes at 9-10pm on friday
Other activities and little events are also happening over the site, check the notice boards or simply wander around!
The Large cafe building is open from 9PM to 1AM for acoustic jamming ( please remember this is primarily a didgeridoo weekend and we are in a noise restriction area! )
There will possibly be a chance that we will have a Druid opening ceremony in the healing field on friday evening around 8pm
The woodland stage comes to life early evening and allows you to totally immerse yourself in the sounds and skills of multiple different didgeridoo sound artists and bands from all over the world
After dark the awesome singing sticks light up the tree canopy laser, light show & fire poi begins and runs until the last band has played
The main stage closes down at 11pm
The cafe building is open from 9PM to 1AM for acoustic jamming ( please remember this is primarily a didgeridoo weekend and we are in a noise restriction area! )
During the day the container stage will again be offering lots of open mic spots, children’s hour is 2pm to 3pm
There will be numerous workshops available throughout the day also, everything from beginners learn to play the didgeridoo to advanced rhythms etc to circular breathing to yoga and lots more beyond……..
Make your mark SUNDAY: The Cow Shed stage comes alive on sunday from mid day for lots of free jamming and open mic slots, this has proved very popular as it gets you playing with many others!
Many of the artists that played on the friday / saturday also join in for some impromptu random jamming and also offer workshops
See Workshops page for whats available throughout the weekend
THE STICKS ESSENTIALS WEEKEND GUIDE
Its nearly that time to get your tent and weekend clothes sorted and packed!
YESSSS The Sticks music event is ready to rock your world as the weekend is fast approaching
This is for all you lucky people that are coming to the sticks weekend
There will be a LIVE helpline Number added to the contact page from the 24th JULY
Remember fellow Sticks event goers, you can never suss out the British weather until the day so Prepare well for every eventuality.
Here’s some festival must haves:
Some form of musical instruments, didge, drum, guitar, xylophone, triangle etc etc
Your ticket printouts
Understanding of where the site is ( googled etc )
Water Proofs (just incase the British summer isnt good to us)
Decent footwear for traversing round the woods
Wellies (just incase the british summer isnt good to us)
Brolly (just incase the british summer isnt good to us)
Hat (For sunny days and to look cool)
Flip Flops (you never know)
Sun Cream (you never know)
Cuddly toy (why not)
Video Camera / Camera
Sleeping Mat / Bag
Waterproof Ground Sheet
Good Sense of Humour
Maybe a tent would be good for all you weekenders
There will be more but you know what that stuff is
# And anything else you can think of that you might take on a weekends survival course / event / festival etc
Camping is Fully allowed again this year and is being promoted by the sticks organisers
So you can escape the camping field and stay under the tree canopy in specially cleared grassy areas, very nice and unlike almost any other campsite in the UK!
Bar-B-Q charcoal bricks are also useful as there are bar-b-q sets dotted around the woodland
See you soon!
Please be aware that we might produce a festival DVD and as such whilst onsite there is a very high chance that you will be recorded during the event and the video footage will be used in any way that we choose IE electronic, digital and printed etc