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The magical festival returns...
Fire in the Mountain Festival, near Aberystwyth, 1st - 3rd June 2018
Join Fire in the Mountain in 2018 for another magical festival!
´Every now and then everything comes together to make a gig that little bit special and Fire in the Mountain festival was definitely one of those times. There were so many inspiring friends and musicians in the audience for our gig on the Sunday night and we left the stage with the whole place carrying on the chorus to ´Keep your Hand on the Plough´. The whole festival felt like the start of a new, vibrant, edgier folk scene that we´re really excited to be a part of´.
Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith, 2017.
This year´s fantastic artists include:
Sam Amidon, Afriquoi, Lankum, Martin Simpson, HoneyFeet, Martha Tilston, Sheelanagig, The Langan Band, Cut A Shine, The Trials of Cato, Ewan McLennan, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, Mama Jerk and the Lady Fingers.
Plus many more - see the website for the full line-up.
There are two camping areas: Quiet and Family camping in the main paddock, near to car park, and Adventure Camping (short walk from main gate). The camping field opens to the public at noon on Thursday 2nd June, and closes to the public on Monday 6th June at noon.
Traditional pre-pitched Canvas Bell Tents available for hire either Furnished (4 person) or unfurnished. Bell tents will be pitched ready for your arrival in one of the sites beautiful meadows on the banks of a stream, with ample shade and access to facilities. No bedding or mattresses included. The tents are available from 12noon Thursday 2nd June to 12noon Monday 6th June. If campers who are hiring one of our tents would like to hire for an additional period immediately after the festival then please email in for further details.
Children and babies are very welcome at the festival. 2 - 12 year olds pay a reduced price for the full weekend, 13 and over pay full adult price for the weekend. Babies are charged £5 (the "oh my that is a lot of nappies to send to landfill tax"). Children (0-12) get free entry for Sunday Day Tickets Holders.
There will be 2 Family Tents in the main camping field - one for babies and one for children. You can find a range of activities focussing mainly on Welsh mythical tales of The Mabinogion. There will also be music, treasure hunts, crafts, fun and games. Activities will culminate on the main stage on Sunday lunchtime with a special showcase performance. Children 0-8 must be accompanied by an adult in the Family Tent – it is not a creche!
Fire In The Mountain is surrounded by beautiful open spaces, woodland and streams to explore and lots of animals to meet, including horses, pigs, hens and geese.
The festival will be located on an ancient farm between the foothills of the magnificent Cambrian Mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, at the end of the Mountain Road from Aberystwyth to Rhayader. Full address is provided only to ticket purchasers!