HedFest 2016

HEDFEST 2016 – THE VERDICT

David Thompson poetFestival Chairman, David Thompson summed up his thoughts on the 2016 Hedon Festival:

“I said last year it was “Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant”, I say the same as last year with an extra ‘Brilliant’.

“A big thank you from the Chair of the Hedfest Organising Group to all who made this event such a success once again. Great for the Town, and I hope everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend”

770th Mayor and MayoressHedon Mayor, Councillor Neil Black, said:

“Once more the Mayor and Mayoress of Hedon have had the privilege to take part in a truly wonderful parade in a magnificent car on a wonderful day.

“Hedon can be proud of everyone who made Hedfest 2016 possible. A big thank you to all.”

A REVIEW of some of the #Hedfest16 action from HU12 Online. And a community PHOTO GALLERY of the event.

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#HedFest16 will be held on Friday evening 12th August from 6pm and Saturday 13th August 2016 from 12 noon.

Theme for 2016: Hedon – The Past, Present and Future of the place…

THE OFFICIAL ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME IS OUT (£1).

Front cover programmeThe ‘Rough Guide’ is here (get the latest news from the Festival at HU12 Online):

ORANGE – Indicates a change from the advertised programme:

“THE ALEX” Off the Road Cornucopia Stage @ The Alexandra Hall, St. Augustine’s Gate, Hedon.

Friday 12 August from 6pm: TOM VAN WREN  PAVEY ARK  DAVE MANN & THE STRINGS  TO BE CONFIRMED ♥ JOHNNY PAT & THE ACES (now on at 9.45pm)  ♥ QUICK SILVER KINGS (now on at 11.00pm)

Saturday: FREEDOM ROAD  SAM BISHOP  OLLIE SMITH  OTR SKIFFLE  KEITH NEWBY ♥ BLACK KES ♥ SIGNS OF HOME ♥ ELWHAEKO  WAKE UP IN VEGAS  CUBA DRIVE

“THE CHURCH” reCOGnition Stage @ St. Augustine’s Church, Church Lane, Hedon.

Friday: DAVE & MEGAN ELF  ROB NICKLAS  DEBBIE PULLEN  KATIE SPENCER

Saturday: HENRY PRIESTMAN & LES GLOVER  PETE MCLEOD  URBAN RAIN ♥ DOGFINGER STEVE  (Change to Programme, band is actually called) MAINLY UKULELE  ELLE GRICE  TIM O’CONNER  DYR SISTER

“THE HAVEN” Quiet Riot Stage @ Haven Arms Marquee, Havenside, Hedon.

Friday: ARGY BARGY POETS ♥ BARD OF HOLDERNESS ♥ WAKE UP IN VEGAS ♥ THE RESONANCE ♥ FIRE ♥ BLACK DELTA MOVEMENT 

(Not published in Programme) Saturday 12.00 – 3.30pm, Acoustic acts: The Bard of Holderness, Martin Pierson, Rich Gammon (the Peoples’ Poet), Ollie Smith and Andy Wardlow, Barry Cundill, Nick Thompson, Terry Igoe.

Note: Change of running order from published programme Jack Scantily will now be playing at 5pm and The Queen Riots at 6pm.

Saturday from 4pm: LIGHT THERAPY JACK SCANTILY ♥ THE QUEEN RIOTS ♥ STREET URCHIN ♥ THE MADISONS ♥ STREAMING LIGHTS ♥ DEAD HORMONES ♥ MING CITY ROCKERS

“THE QUEEN’S” Laughing Tree Stage @ Queen’s Head, St. Augustine’s Gate, Hedon. 

Friday: LOOP CYCLE  LATE NIGHT MARAUDERS  KINGS HORSES  JACKSON D (it’s Jackson D not Dee) ♥ VAGUE  HELTER

Saturday: (Outdoors) PAIGE MACKENZIE  JACK PARKER  ELIZABETH PICKERING  BEN ARKUT  IMOGEN HART  SAM TRUEMEN  SARAH SHIELS  SAM ARKUT. (Indoors) RIVERS JOHANSSON DIRTY HALO  NAKED SIX  THE FROOT ’67

“THE LEGION” John Marshall’s Buzz Comedy @ The Royal British Legion Club, Magdalen Gate, Hedon.

Friday: COMEDY – DAVE TWENTYMAN, ANDY WOOLSTON, PETE PHILLIPSON, DANIEL TRISCOTT, SAM AVERY, RICH AUSTIN, CHRIS WASHINGTON, SAM HARLAND

Saturday: POETS – DAVID THOMPSON, CATH SCOTT, VICKY FOSTER, IAN WINTER, MIKE WATTS, LUCY CLARK, TERRY IRELAND, SUE HOULSTON AND OLI HARVEY. ACOUSTIC MUSIC. COMEDY – FREDDY QINNE, BOBBY MURDOCK, SAM HARLAND

“THE INN (MICROPUB)” Dogfinger Steve Acoustics @ Hed’On Inn micropub, Watmough’s Arcade, Hedon.

Friday: (Not published in Programme) 6pm Dogfinger Steve ♥ 7pm Amber Warren  8pm Colin Metcalf  9pm Jade Booth Malone  10pm Jim Danby

Saturday: 12pm Dogfinger Steve 1pm Pete McLeod ♥ 3pm Roy Lion ♥ 4pm Common Ground ♥ 5pm Harrison Rimmer ♥ 6pm Pete Stokes ♥ 7pm Martin Pierson ♥ 8pm Derek Waudby ♥ 9pm Trevan O’Neil ♥ 10pm Jack Parker

Disclaimer: The programme may change due to unforeseen circumstances. For any inconvenience caused we apologise in advance.

ALSO AT HEDFEST: 

Saturday Carnival Parade: Bringing Rio de Janeiro to Hedon! Assemble Market Hill from 12 noon. Carnival leaves at 2pm. Theme: The past, present and future.

Saturday Community Hub and activities @ Magdalen Gate carpark.

Saturday Carnival Assembly and Children’s Activities @ Market Hill.

Saturday Hedon Hand Bell Ringers. Hedon Methodist Church Saturday 10am – 12 noon.

Friday and Saturday Photo Exhibition by Hedon Photographic Club @ The Church. Photos to the HedFest theme: The past, present and future.

Look out for Road Closures around Hedon from 12pm – 5pm.

Wristbands HedFest16 snip

Entry wristbands  to #Hedfest16 – The Hedon Festival 12th and 13th August 2016. ADVANCE prices £4 adults (green), £2 youth 6-16 (blue and yellow), family buy 2 adults, 2 youths for £10.

Look to buy your wristbands (kindly sponsored by Dennis Estate Agents) at the following locations in Hedon: Hedon Town Hall, John Dennis Estate Agents, Beckett’s Newsagents – (Adult wristbands on sale only), Queen’s Head pub, Haven Arms Restaurant and Bar, The Hed’On Inn and Royal British Legion Club. (*Note: More expensive on the day at £5, £2.50 and £12).

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