Razorlight to headline brand new summer festival at Longleat

Razorlight to headline brand new summer festival at Longleat

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 11:36am 25th February 2020. (Updated at 12:18pm 25th February 2020)

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Fellow indie band The Wombats will also perform at the two-day event in July.

'Longleat Live -The Festival with Bite' will take place on Saturday 4th July - Sunday 5th July.

Liverpool's finest, The Wombats will headline on the Saturday with indie rock royalty Razorlight closing the festival on the Sunday night.

Razorlight's Johnny Borrell - photo credit Nick Paulsen
Razorlight's Johnny Borrell

Organisers say they'll be other live music throughout the day from talented local acts.


The festival will focus on food too!

They'll be cooking  demonstrations from the Hairy Bikers and James Martin, with Longleat's  Emma, Viscountess Weymouth making a guest appearance.

Emma, a chef herself, has made several appearances on James Martin's Saturday Morning TV show.

In 2015 she launched her own project, Emma’s Kitchen in 2015, in the Longleat Estate.

James Martin with Emma Viscountess Weymouth
TV chef James Martin with Emma, Viscountess Weymouth.

The event will feature a Food Court filled with a range of  food stalls and funfair entertainment to amuse all ages.

Emma, Viscountess Weymouth can't wait!

"I am incredibly excited to be launching this new summer festival weekend showcasing three of my very favourite things; music, animals, and food" 

"Longleat has been the stage for a number of iconic artists including The Rolling Stones, who performed on the steps of Longleat House, and more recently Elton John in 2016.

"Now, for 2020, we are reviving our musical heritage with the launch of Longleat Live: The Festival with Bite - which will become an annual event.

"The combination of fantastic live music, in a stunning setting with great food, celebrity chefs and cooking demonstrations alongside our amazing animals and other fun attractions will make this a truly unique event."

The Hairy Bikers
David Myers and Si King aka The Hairy Bikers will appear at Longleat Live.

During the festival, visitors will also be able to enjoy Longleat's many other attractions including the world famous Safari Park as well as the other park attractions, including Koala Creek, giant hedge maze, miniature railway and Adventure Castle.

The festival will raise funds for the African wildlife charity Tusk and the International Koala Centre of Excellence (IKCE).


Visitors can choose from a variety of ticket options for the festival: 

There's the full access package for those wanting the music, the food festival and to visit the Safari Park, Longleat House and all of the other attractions and there are music only and day visit only packages too. 

Weekend access options are also available for those wanting to attend both days.

Tickets for Longleat Live are due to be released soon, along with details of the latest support acts.


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