Organisers of Farm Feast – a festival of food and drink, music and farming fun which takes overWirral’s Claremont Farm this May Bank Holiday (Sunday 25 & Monday 26) – are delighted to announce that they are presenting a special Farm Feast preview day as part of Liverpool’s Threshold Festival this March.

On Sunday 30 March, the final day of Threshold Festival, a grass roots multi-arts event which takes place in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle from 28-30 March, Farm Feast will set up camp in Unit 51, Jamaica St, offering a taste of the festivities that are planned for this May.

Throughout the afternoon, festival goers will be treated to a host of acclaimed local music acts programmed by well known Liverpool promoters Mellowtone and The Dovedale Social, both of whom will be presenting daytime stages at Farm Feast itself.

The Mellowtone programme will run from 12.00 – 15.00 on 30 March and will see performances fromJohn McGrath, Ottersgear, James Monroe, Southern Attic Band, One Armed Bandits, Mellowtone DJs and Beaten Tracks DJs.

The Dovedale Social will then take over from 3pm-6pm with a range of bands and artists including Goat Roper Rodeo Band, The Ragamuffins, Mohebbi, The Wretched Pearls, Ste Hedley.

image005Unit 51 will receive a farm style makeover on the day with hay bale seating and a futuristic version of a barn dance, ‘Future Farm’ fitting in with Threshold’s theme for 2014 which is ‘Future Retro’.

All the family are welcome to attend the event which takes place on Mothers’ Day, why not bring Mum along for a fun afternoon of music and food? A modern take on Scouse will be available (including some free samples) as part of Project Scouse and there will also be a selection of Farm Feast producers in  residence on the day selling artisan cheeses, pickles and more.

Children will also have plenty to keep them occupied, with activities including Robot gingerbread man decorating, cartoon projections and seed growing workshops on offer!

Chris Herstad Carney, producer of Threshold Festival said: “We love that we’re teaming up with Farm Feast, we’re excited about their event in May and having them join us for our Mother’s Day special at Threshold is hopefully the first of many collaborations.

“Working alongside Mellowtone and Dovedale Social we’ve put together one of the strongest line-ups of the festival weekend.”

Don’t miss this exciting meeting of two great local festivals!

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Tickets on sale NOW, exclusively from See Tickets: http://www.seetickets.com/event/farm-feast/claremont-farm/755316

Farm Feast early bird ticket prices:

Sunday only ticket: teenager £2.20, adult £4.40, family £9.90

Monday only ticket: teenager £2.20, adult £4.40, family £9.90

Weekend ticket: teenager £3.30, adult £6.60, family £14.85

Claremont Farm is situated on Old Clatterbridge Road, Bebington, Wirral CH63 4JB

Directions and public transport information can be found here: http://www.claremontfarm.co.uk/contact.html

More about Threshold Festival:

Threshold Festival is a UK grass roots multi-arts event held in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle focusing on emerging artists, new work/ first views, collaboration, DIY, first view, avant garde and community based projects encompassing music, theatre, film, performance and visual arts.

28-30 March 2014 @Baltic Triangle

www.thresholdfestival.co.uk

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