The Big Chill 2011 News
Future of The Big Chill festival still uncertain
The organiser of The Big Chill festival has said that he hopes the festival will return in 2013, after taking a year off in
2012, but admits it could be a completely different format.
Retrospectival: Look back at festivals in August & September 2011
Chris Eustace takes two big festival months in one bumper retrospective look back, before packing his tent down and saying
goodbye for another year.
Glastonbury wins Best Festival gong at Live UK Awards
Glastonbury Festival picked up the Best Festival gong at the Live UK Business Awards last night (Thursday 6 October).
Festival favourites to play MOBO Awards
Festival favourites from this summer including Professor Green and Tinchy Stryder have been announced to perform at the 2011
MOBO awards and you could win tickets to the ceremony.
Jesus Talks: Kanye West moans at The Big Chill 2011
It's almost a headliners' prerogative to turn up late, but Kanye West, who had a sore throat, left it 30 minutes before bouncing
onstage at The Big Chill 2011.
Robert Plant plays Zeppelin at The Big Chill 2011
Following big crowds for Norman Jay and Femi Kuti, Robert Plant and The Band Of Joy started with a rather one at The Big Chill
Chemical Brothers close Friday night of Big Chill
The Chemical Brothers brought the Friday night of The Big Chill 2011 to a close with a monstrous show of threatening basslines
and swirling graphics.
The Bullitts debut at The Big Chill 2011
The Bullitts, a "5-D" project created by UK producer Jeymes Samuel, debuted at The Big Chill 2011 on Saturday.
Janelle Monae covers Jackson 5 at Big Chill 2011
Janelle Monae does not put on a performance, she creates a spectacle.
Wild Beasts make The Big Chill 2011 woozy
Rock stars are renowned for turning up late, but ever bucking the trend, Wild Beasts arrived early at The Big Chill 2011.
Aloe Blacc needs no help at Big Chill
After children were marched off to bed and sunglasses had long been fitted to the tops of heads, Aloe Blacc filled a tent
at The Big Chill 2011.
Weather watch: What to pack this weekend
It's time to look ahead at this weekend's Underage Festival, Field Day, The Big Chill and Hevy Music Festival weather forecasts.
'Luther' actor Idris Elba to join The Bullitts at Big Chill
Actors Idris Elba and Lucy Liu are to join The Bullitts onstage at The Big Chill 2011, which takes place at Eastnor Castle
in Hertforshire this weekend.
Huge slew of Big Chill 2011 line-up additions
The Big Chill 2011 have announced a plethora of new artists including Zola Jesus, Alex Metric and She Keeps Bees, ahead of
the festival which takes place next weekend, from 4-7 August, at Deer Park Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire.
More for The Big Chill 2011 line up
The Big Chill has added the White Rabbit Lounge to its roster of stages, with Robyn Hitchcock and Joe Boyd's new project set
Jessie J will play V Festival and The Big Chill 2011
Jessie J has announced that she will be playing The Big Chill and V Festival - from a chair.
Chance to win VIP tickets with goCarShare
Liftsharing site goCarShare has launched a competition that could see users win VIP tickets to Sonisphere and Wakestock 2012.
More for The Big Chill 2011 line-up
The Big Chill has announced the line-up for its all-new Bill Chill Radio Stage, which will play host to live BBC 6 Music broadcasts
throughout the festival, plus a DJ set from Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor.
Cycle to The Big Chill 2011, get a free ticket
Festival-goers could earn themselves free Big Chill 2011 tickets if they take place in a charity bike ride in aid of Kenyan
Orphan Project (KOP).
Six more for The Big Chill 2011
The Big Chill 2011 organisers have added Kraak and Smaak, Kormac's Big Band, Lazy Habits, Jehst, Sepalcure and Star Slinger
to the line-up.
Win Bestival, Big Chill, Kendal Calling tickets with Millets
Millets are offering tickets to Bestival, The Big Chill and Kendal Calling this summer as well as a host of other prizes.
All they need are your funny festival photos...
James Blake for Thursday slot at The Big Chill
Post dubstep star James Blake will play a special Thursday (4 August) slot at The Big Chill 2011, appearing on the Deer Park
stage before the event kicks off in full on the Friday (5 August).
Two more for The Big Chill 2011
The Big Chill 2011 has announced two new acts for the Friday of the festival today (31 May).
Tom Middleton added to The Big Chill
The Big Chill 2011, held from 4-7 August at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire, has updated the line-up with five new acts.
Artist Chris Cunningham to close Big Chill 2011
Experimental artist Chris Cunningham is set to bring a spectacular audio/visual show to The Big Chill 2011, closing the event
which takes place from 4-7 August at Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire, UK.
Empire of the Sun, more for The Big Chill
Australian duo Empire of the Sun are the latest act to sign up for The Big Chill, held from 4-7 August at Eastnor Castle in
Big Chill Festival line up divides opinion
The line up announcement is both praised and criticised in equal number by fans and regular punters.
Kanye West among The Big Chill 2011 headliners
Kanye West, The Chemical Brothers and Rodrigo y Gabriela are set to headline The Big Chill 2011 when it takes place at Eastnor
Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire from 4-7 August.
Jessie J announces UK and Ireland tour dates
Virtual Festival's One to Watch artist for 2011 set to embark on UK and Ireland tour through March and April.
Jessie J confirms Glastonbury, The Big Chill
Jessie J has revealed in an interview with Radio One DJ Zane Lowe that she is booked to play Glastonbury Festival and The
Big Chill Festival in 2011.
The Big Chill 2011 tickets on sale now
Early bird weekend tickets for The Big Chill 2011 have gone on sale today (Friday 3 December).
The Big Chill 2011 tickets to go on sale tomorrow
Early bird tickets for The Big Chill 2011 go on sale tomorrow morning (Friday 3 December) at 9am.
Organisers discuss turning a profit from a festival
A part to making your any festival profitable is to, "Try to find out a little bit about everything from recycling to staging
and build up a good relationship with contractors," according Fiona Stewart from Green Man Festival.
Geoff Ellis to pick up Lifetime Achievement Award
T In The Park organiser, Geoff Ellis, is set to be honoured the UK Festival Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony
this Thursday (18 November).
Reading, Leeds tickets to go on sale on 1 Dec
Vodaphone are set to offer customers exclusive ticket pre-sales for all Festival Republic events in 2011.
Use VF discount code to buy Festival Annual 2010
You can now get the Festival Annual 10 for an even cheaper price of £11.95 by entering our special code.
Katrina Larkin resigns from The Big Chill festival
Katrina Larkin has announced her resignation as the Creative Director of The Big Chill festival.
The Big Chill 2011 dates announced
The Big Chill 2011 dates have been announced as 4-7 August, when the event will return to Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire.