- Words Liam Cattermole
Returning for its 12th edition, Wilderness reveals new additions to its wildest programme to date, featuring Arlo Parks and Joesef.
Since its inaugural edition in 2011, Wilderness has become a haven of wholesome hedonism. Offering both the silly and serene, the festival’s alluring programme of music, culture and wellbeing pulls in crowds from across the country. This week, the Oxfordshire-based event announced a range of new names to its line-up, joining headliners The Chemical Brothers, Christine and The Queens and Fatboy Slim.
Notion favourites such as Joesef, Pip Millet and Arlo Parks have been added, alongside cinematic jazz and break beat outfit GoGo Penguin. Late night revelry comes courtesy of Eats Everything, Laurent Garnier, Todd Terry and Honey Dijon: a range of stunning house acts who’ve pioneered the sound at individual moments with their selector ingenuity. Other notable names include pop powerhouses Sugababes and indie electro outfit Confidence Man.
Engaging and eccentric, Wilderness’ programming has something for everyone, with a range of wellbeing options proving incredibly popular over its decade spanning career. From wild runs to healing fields and spa treatments to naturistic hot tubbing, you can replenish after a hard night’s raving. Or, if you’ve worked up a drunken appetite throughout the day, the festival’s feasting options can tickle your taste buds with Michelin star chefs on a halcyon hillside.
Wilderness takes place from August 3-6 in Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire. Tickets are available to purchase here.