This summer sees the launch of a brand new epic music festival Cool Britannia — which will take place at Knebworth — the stately home of rock.
Cool Britannia is set to feature some of the very best of British rock and dance music, with the Main Stage to be headlined by one of the most influential bands to come out of the UK - the Happy Mondays as well as Birmingham born and bred Ocean Colour Scene — with amazing support from the likes of: Embrace, The Lightning Seeds, Peter Hook & The Light, Cast, Heather Small, Dodgy, Space, Toploader, The South and more acts still to be announced.
The festival will also see the premier of ‘Britpop Classical’ which will feature a full orchestra together with rock band and guest soloists including The Farm’s Peter Hooton, Republica’s Saffron and Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory, with others to be announced, performing unique versions of your favourite Britpop classics.
Cool Britannia has also teamed up with the legendary Ministry of Sound. Housed in the Big Top, they will feature some of the best club DJs of the era including Todd Terry, Brandon Block, Jazzie B and Alfredo. Each night there will be apprearances by a host of club classic stars including Black Box, N-Trance, Rozalla, Alison Limerick, Angie Brown and Urban Cookie Collective.
Outside the rocking arena, Cool Britannia will be tending to the needs of rock & dance music fans with camping, glamping, street food, themed bars, street entertainers, funfairs, kid-zone, fireworks, trade stands, karaoke and much more!