The Coral will headline Cotton Clouds Festival

Previewed: Cotton Clouds Festival

Just two weeks ahead of the inaugural one-day Cotton Clouds Festival there are less than 200 tickets remaining.

And to celebrate the overwhelming demand for the festival, the organisers have revealed some more news about the upcoming event:

Rogue Emporeror have been added to the Cotton Clouds Festival line-up

Emerging Manchester supergroup Rogue Emperor (a collaboration between former Elbow drummer Richard Jupp and Doves keyboardist Martin Rebelski, alongside 1,2,3,4’s guitarist Mike TV and renowned session bassist Ollie Collins) will be joining the line-up on the Main Stage.

Rogue Empreror will play at Cotton Clouds Festival

Rogue Empreror will play at Cotton Clouds Festival

There will be secret sets at Tim Peaks Diner

Cotton Clouds Festival will host Tim Peaks Diner for coffee and secret sets – no details on just who may be appearing have been revealed though.

Cotton Clouds will be supporting the Manchester Arena Bombing appeal and British Tinnitus Association

The organisers are committed to creating a festival “we can all be proud of” and will be donating funds to the Manchester Arena Bombing appeal and the British Tinnitus Association, in memory of Greenfield based Craig Gill, former drummer with the Inspiral Carpets.

What’s the line-up for Cotton Clouds Festival 2017?

The line-up for Cotton Clouds Festival was revealed a little while ago.  The festival will feature an outdoor main stage as well as two indoor stages curated by Time Peaks Diner and Jimmy’s Manchester.

As well as established acts like The Coral, Pins and The Sugarhill Gang, the festival will also offer a platform for the next generation of talent.

Main Stage:

The Coral
The Sugarhill Gang
Nick Heyward
The Whip
Everly Pregnant Brothers
Rogue Emperor
Gardenback
Stillia
Clint Boon (DJ Set)
Gareth Brooks (DJ Set)

Jimmy’s Stage:

Pins
Howling Rhythm & The Howling Horns
The Blinders
Hello Operator
Ethan & The Reformation
Shadow Palace

Tim Peaks Diner:

The Rhythm Method
The Sundowners
The G-O-D
Tear
Nev Cottee
Yucatan
Colour Me Wednesday
Proletariat

Cotton Clouds Festival 2017

Cotton Clouds Festival 2017

What else is there at Cotton Clouds Festival 2017?

There’ll be plenty for the little ones too. The festival’s children’s activities area will include sand art, face painting, bold and brassy badge-making, arts and crafts classes and much more.

Specially selected street food stalls, pop up bars and a real ale tent will be landing at the festival for the entire duration.  Amongst the food available will be Grandpa Greene’s Luxury Ice Cream and ISpice’s fresh vegan street food.  The organisers have also announced that there will be a special Prosecco bar courtesy of Prosecco At Tiffanys’s.

Grandpa Greenes Luxury Ice Cream will be at Cotton Clouds Festival

Grandpa Greenes Luxury Ice Cream will be at Cotton Clouds Festival

Where and when does Cotton Clouds Festival take place?

Situated in the old, industrial textile powerhouse of Saddleworth and set against the breathtaking vista of the stunning Peak District National Park, Cotton Clouds Festival is just a short 30 minute trip by car or train east of Manchester.

Cotton Clouds Festival 2017 takes place at Saddleworth Cricket Club, Well-I-Hole Rd, Greenfield, Oldham OL3 7HY.

Cotton Clouds Festival 2017 takes place on 12 August 2017.

How to get tickets for Cotton Clouds Festival

Tickets are on sale via the Cotton Clouds Website .  Tickets are priced £39 plus booking fee.