WOMAD 2012 News
We've got all you need to know about WOMAD 2012, as the festival gets ready to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary this weekend.
The first goCarShare session is now online, as the liftshare website begins a series of road trips with bands based around festival season.
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 lead the latest names 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.
Early bird WOMAD 2012 tickets go on sale today (Thursday 24 November) at 9am.
The Association of Independent Festivals has estimated that independent festivals contribute £222 million to the UK economy with £17million going to local businesses.