This not-for-profit event is a celebration of performing arts held on a farm. Live Music, DJs and cabaret all get a look in with workshops and healing space providing alternative entertainment.

The festival’s ethos is participation and collaboration and it aims to provide a platform to showcase emerging talent. Jim Noir and Los Albertos played last year, so expect some more top names in 2009.

The exact location is for The Friegathering Festival is posted to ticket holders a fortnight before the event, but it’s the three-day soirée is held halfway between London and Brighton, near Horsham, West Sussex.