Set on a working farm in the Kent Countryside, the laid-back Lounge on the Farm festival combines live music, comedy, a cinema, a fun fair, massages and even a hair-dresser. The food is almost as important to Lounge on the Farm as the music; there is a strong focus on excellent local food and drinks and a ‘Kitchen Theatre’ with cookery demonstrations, food and wine matching and cocktail mixology classes.
Day and weekend tickets can be bought from the website (below). Camping is included in the weekend ticket but ‘boutique camping’ options are also available.
Getting there: To travel by public transport (encouraged by the festival) get a train to either Canterbury West or Canterbury East station or a bus to Canterbury bus station, from where shuttle buses will pick you up to take you to the festival (every 20 minutes). From London, trains run to Canterbury West from London St Pancras (around 1 hour) and London Charing Cross (1 hour 45 minutes), and to Canterbury East from London Charing Cross (around 1 hour 30 minutes).
If driving, directions and postcode are available on the website. The site is about 2 miles outside Canterbury. Parking permits should be purchased from the website in advance.