Date: 26 Jul 2012
- 29 Jul 2012
Venue: Charlton Park, Wiltshire, UK
WOMAD Turns 30: a WOMAD 2012 preview
We've got all you need to know about WOMAD 2012, as the festival gets ready to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary this weekend.
First goCarShare session now online
The first goCarShare session is now online, as the liftshare website begins a series of road trips with bands based around
Femi Kuti and more for WOMAD 2012
Femi Kuti, the son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, will perform at WOMAD 2012, with many more new acts announced too.
Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Cliff new for WOMAD 2012
Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Cliff lead the latest names announced for WOMAD 2012.
First acts announced for WOMAD 2012
Robert Plant's new project Sensational Space Shifters are among the first names announced for WOMAD 2012, as the festival
prepares to celebrate its' 30th anniversary.
WOMAD 2012 tickets on sale
Early bird WOMAD 2012 tickets go on sale today (Thursday 24 November) at 9am.
Independent festivals make £222 million for economy
The Association of Independent Festivals has estimated that independent festivals contribute £222 million to the UK economy
with £17million going to local businesses.