Arts & Culture
Only THREE DAYS LEFT to WIN tickets to this year's Wychwood Festival

Fancy a weekend pass to Wychwood Festival?

The lovely people at Wychwood which takes place from 2-4 June at Cheltenham Racecourse has a fantastic line-up this year and they are giving a pair of weekend tickets away to a pair of Swindon Link readers.

And all you have to do to enter the competition being run by Positive Media Group, the company behind Swindon Link and The Ocelot magazine, is to follow the following simple instructions to be in the draw.

  1. Share or retweet the Facebook or Twitter post for this competition.

  2. Like or love the Facebook or Twitter post for this competition.

  3. Like or follow the Facebook or Twitter page of Swindon Link.

  4. Subscribe to our newsletter by pressing here 


We will be running this competition all week and will announce the lucky winner on Friday afternoon on our social media page. The winner will be chosen at random.


This year’s Wychwood has an amazing musical offering with The Buzzcocks, Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark and The Levellers all set to headline. Revellers can also expect performances from Billy Bragg, The Stypes, Thrill Collins, Beans on Toast, CBeebies superstar Katy Ashworth plus new comers InHeaven, Cabbage, Flamingods, Big Boy Bloater and more.

Weekend tickets normally start from £140 for an adult, £70 10 – 15 year olds and £27.50 for 5 – 9 year olds.  All tickets and more information is available from


OMD / Levellers / Buzzcocks / Billy Bragg / The Strypes / Aswad / Dhol Foundation / Jesus Jones / Electric Swing Circus / Kanda Bongo Man / Zak Abel, /Beans on Toast / Smoove & Turrell / Cabbage / The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band / CC Smugglers / InHeaven / Let’s Eat Grandma / Mawkin / Professor Elemental / Thrill Collins / The East Pointers / Katy Ashworth (As seen on CBeebies) / Flamingods / The Shimmer Band / Big Boy Bloater / Trudy and the Romance / Yonaka / Harpers Ferry / Duncan Reid & The Bigheads / The Listening Device / Talk in Code / This Party / Ten Tombs / Fawner / SHYLO / Jazzy Heath / Chris Smee / Pierce Jenkins / Emi McDade / Indigo Rose / The Prohibition Smokers Club / Deadbeat Apostles / The Black Feathers / The Black Hats / Laurel / Girli / IDER / The Rah’s / Nervous Conditions / Ivory Cross / Harry Daniels Band / Indigo Haze / Dan Walton / Conal Kelly Band / Dom Fisher Burrows / Aaron Keylock / Skata Tones / Cherokii / Society / Newton Country / George Montague / Paul McClure and The Local Heroes / Sandtimer / Ben Maggs / Stevie Parker / Bunny / Curse Of Lono / Holly Redford-Jones / The Epstein / Peerless Pirates / Wes Finch / The Brickwork Lizards / Lucas & King / The Jack Cooper Band / LEAH / Will Mackmersh / Light Blue / Dionysus and more!


Professor Elemental’s Rap Workshop / Modern Cautionary Tales for Children / Samba
Charleston Dance / Swing Dance / Shim Sham Dance / Yoga / Belly Dance For All
Belly Dance With A Twist / Capoeria / Musical Theatre / Ukulele / Come and Sing
Urban Poetry with JPDL / Improv Comedy / How Can Autistic People Help
Lyric Writing with Chris Hemingway / Open Mic / Circus Workshop
A Musical Journey / Multilingual Multi sensory Music / Tatty Bumpin Yoga
With a Moo Moo Stories / Trains and boats and planes! / Family Circus Show
Pecan Pete’s Wild West Circus Show / Mr WOW / Bruce Airhead Show
Nick Cope’s Family Songbook / Olá Samba Bateria / Mermaids and Mermen / Clay Pendants
BleepHaus / Groovy Records / Stinky Sock Puppets / Arts & Crafts / Mosaics / Funky Pom Poms

Willow Workshop / Time Travelling Toby / Tubetastic / Screen Printing / Knitting
Pimp My Hat & Wellies / Junk Percussion / Origami / General Painting
Face Painting  / Claying Modelling / Wardrobe of Infinite Possibilities / Tassle Bunting Making