"A rural slice of English eccentricity" Russell Howard
“Nozstock is the best festival of its size in the UK”
Phill Jupitus and The Blockheads


A festival built from a curious amalgamation of
performance, art, electronic supersounds and good old-fashioned guitar-strumming and drum-bashing.

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Perform your theatre show at The Hidden Valley
Nozstock is more than just a music festival, with a treasure trove of theatrical happenings and deliciously eccentric walkabout, there is something wonderful lurking round every corner. Nozstock’s theatre, The Bantam of The Opera welcomes an eclectic mix of theatre shows, workshops, puppet acts, circus antics and a late night cabaret. This year we have...
Sika Studios take over The Bullpen
The UK’s top underground UK Hip Hop / Grime / Rave / Graffiti / Clothing family are back! They take over the  Bullpen to bring you this years selection of the best underground heavyweight audio and visual products accompanied by that SIKA vibe as standard. Previous years have welcomed the likes of  Dr Syntax, Four...
Sustainable fun in the sun…
When you are ready for a break from the festival hustle and bustle why not take some time to get creative? My Ella sustainable textiles workshops will be returning to Nozstock for the fourth time this year. The free workshops aim to empower people to use, learn and develop creative skills to express themselves artistically...
Second wave of acts announced…
It seems we’re busting at the seams with delightful Nozzy treats for you this summer with the second wave of acts announced today. On Saturday we’ve got house heavyweight James Zabiela taking up headline duties on The Garden Stage whilst Friday welcomes Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show. Over in The Orchard Gypstep wonders Molotov...
Roots Manuva announced as first Nozstock headliner
We’ve heard from some of our faithful Nozstockers that 2013 was going to be a hard year to beat… of course we like a challenge here on the farm and are extremely excited to announce hip-hop legend and ruler of rhyme, Roots Manuva as headliner for the Orchard Stage this year. With his unmistakable vibes, Roots...
Getting here and getting comfy…
You may have started thinking ‘how am I going to get to Nozstock’ and ‘How can I make it the cosiest weekend possible’? Well, we are putting on a couple of coach services for you to book in advance to be sure of a safe, easy trip to the fun. The coaches will pick up...
A Greener Festival
We are feeling very smug at Nozstock HQ. It’s pats on the back all round because we have won an Improving Greener Festival Award for 2013. The improving award shows a significant engagement with the process of reducing environmental impact. Our green queens worked harder than ever this year cleaning up our carbon bootprints so we...
Dates and Dinosaurs…
Well Nozstockers, it feels like only yesterday we were galloping around the sun-drenched fields, a spring in our step and a stetson atop our head. But now that we’re inching up to the festive season it’s time to tell you about some of the plans in the pouch ready for 2014…That’s right. The keen beans...
Nozstock shortlisted for Best Dance Event
Thank you to everyone who voted for Nozstock in the UK Festival Awards. We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Best Dance Event category. Mr Noz will be making his way down to The Roundhouse in London on December 2nd when the winner will be announced. Thanks again to all...
Join us backstage at Nozstock!
  At Nozstock 2013 we caught up with some of our favourite artists backstage. Now you can watch exclusive live acoustic performances from By The Rivers, Heymoonshaker and More Like Trees on our lovely new Backstage page! We also had a couple of cosy chats with Noz regulars DJ Octo Pi and Sonny Wharton as...
Vote for Nozstock in the 2013 UK Festival Awards
We hope you enjoyed your Nozstock 2013 experience as much as we did. We still can’t believe how much fun we had and if you agree, we’d like you to take a few minutes to vote for us in the UK Festival Awards. We are nominated for Best Small Festival, Best Dance Event, Best Family...
Who’s the most family friendly of them all?
Festival Kidz is a site run by parents for parents. They have been attending and reviewing a plethora of UK festivals to tell you which are the best for you and your little ‘uns. This year they are launching their gold and silver award scheme to celebrate the best family festivals out there – but...