This festival was launched by a group of enthusiasts in 2005, and gained very quickly a national reputation.
Mostly due to an exciting music programme and creative workshops.
It’s was described as an excellent mix of the best UK festivals, in the magazine Time Out.
Already the first year, Wychwood festival reached into the top 7 festivals of the summer list made by the Sunday Times.
Together with great music performers, 2006 brought comedy to the programme along with the late night entertainment.
After that Wychwood Festival received three more nominations at the UK Festival Awards.
Following years became increasingly successful, and the festival received a number of awards for its programme, organization and overall atmosphere.
In 2014, the line-up included The Stranglers, Levellers, Bad Manners, Paul Ewing… while the Hobgoblin tent hosted amazing bands selected by BBC radio stations.
In 2014 they returned to their popular Beer Festival, and continued to grow with the Kids Literature Festival.
Workshops included all kinds of activities in the new location, and an addition to all mentioned, this festival continued its charity work with a number of activities.