The Wilkswood Roots Reggae Festival 2019
Held in the stunning Purbeck countryside in Langton Matravers on the outskirts of Swanage in Dorset, the Wilkswood Roots Reggae Festival will take place from Friday July 19th to Sunday July 21st 2019.
The festival will see reggae legends rub shoulders with upcoming bands and DJs from the UK and abroad perform across three stages. Previous headliners on the main stage have included Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Mad Professor, General Levy, Brinsley Forde, Tippa Irie, Mikey General, Joe Ariwa, Earl Sixteen, Carroll Thompson, Janet Kay, and Festus Coxsone.
As well as the main stage there is a Soundsystem stage and an acoustic/spoken word stage, a chillout zone, a late-night DJ stage, street food stalls and bars serving ice cold beer and cider and rum cocktails!
Wilkswood Roots Reggae Festival 2019
Tickets now on sale
£120 for full adult festival admission & three nights camping.
£80 for under-16s | Free for under-3s
Campervan/Caravan Pass £25
Day tickets £60 with camping | £50 without
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Macka B makes his debut on the main stage at Wilkswood Roots Reggae 2019 and is sure to be a hit with young and old alike. The Wolverhampton-born reggae artist is a performer and activist with a career spanning thirty years; his social media videos extolling the consumption of a healthy diet have been watched by millions.
Benjamin Zephaniah will make his debut appearance at this year’s Wilkswood Roots Reggae Festival. The veteran British writer, dub poet, actor and musician will be bringing his unique brand of superfluid verse and brooding soundscapes to the main stage (day and time to be confirmed).
Roots Rock Reggae in the Purbeck Countryside
The Wilkswood Roots Reggae Festival is a family-friendly festival and there is plenty to keep your little ragamuffins entertained including a dedicated kid’s field and a wooded clearing featuring storytelling and music. To encourage the whole family to come along, we offer reduced prices for children up to the age of 17 and under-3s are free!
Organised by members of Bournemouth’s Dubheart Collective, the festival takes place at Wilkswood Farm in Langton Matravers and the ticket price includes full admission and camping for three nights.