We’re recruiting for various roles and ways to be involved in this years festival. See below and come work with us!
Artists – We’re looking for new artists and art installations that would look great on our site. If you have something you think we need, or just an idea of what you could make, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Traders – Clothes, handbags, potato guns… whatever you’re selling, we may be interested! For all trader enquiries please e-mail email@example.com please note we do not need any more caterers for this year.
Volunteers – Litter pickers, bar staff, stewards. Fun and easy work that gets you into the festival for free! Just follow this link for more information – https://balterfestival.com/volunteer/
Musicians – We’re all full for this year now I’m afraid, check back next year!
The Balter Festival 2020 main lineup release!!
We’re super excited to announce the main lineup for Balter 2020. With some massive artists ranging from Punk to DnB, Hip Hop to Hardcore and just about every good style in-between, we feel like its our best lineup ever and we hope you enjoy it!
Welcoming headliners The Four Owls for the first time, with a new album coming soon this will be a treat for any High Focus fans. Joining them on the Caravan stage will be acts such as Slamboree, Smerins Anti-Social Club, Too Many T’s, Ed Cox & E-Coli, Pengshui, Gardna and many more.
The Hex and Buckyham Palace are catering for those who love amens, basslines, snares, foghorns, DnB, Jungle and all such like! Headliners Kings Of The Rollers & Inja are joined by A.M.C & Phantom, Chopstick Dubplate, Original Sin, T>I b2b Kelvin 373 with Irah, and a huge Critical Sound takeover ft. Enei, Kasra and special guest Bou. Amongst many many more!!
Fans of harder music are never left uncatered for at Balter and this year we’re expecting to see arms flailing and brains being blown by Hellfish b2b The Teknoist (first time ever!), Mat Weasel Busters performing a live set, Ceephax Acid Crew, Igneon System, Vandal b2b Mandidextrous, Tanukichi, and Malke performing a live drums hardcore set. Of course there are plenty more to see, check out the full lineup for a treat of heavy kicks, distorted breaks, and all-round filthy noises!
Off Me Nut are crashing the party in style, bringing their headliners Hixxy, Jamie Duggan and Taxman as well as all of their crew such as Phatworld, Ben Suff Donk, Thorpy, Deadbeat UK, Spongebob Squarewave and many many more! That stage is going to be a serious highlight this year!
Another new stage, The Northern Embassy, is also going to be kicking off all weekend. With The Whistlers headlining and joined by DJ Smurf, Stretch MC, and a whole load of northern crew playing Makina and other fun genres of music, this will be the place to be if you like going mental to some banging tunes!!
Fans of techno should be happy with Apollo 23, blasting off each evening to the noises from Altern 8, Mark EG, D.A.V.E The Drummer, Chris Liberator, 2 Bad Mice and more. On Saturday it will be taken over all night by the Japan Crew who are bigger than ever this year and will be bringing a taste of the east to Chepstow. Do not miss that one!
Abba Gabba are headlining the Dutty Disco, with the rest of that lineup still to come.
Balter Festival 2020 is definitely on the way now, make sure you grab your tickets soon as this year is the one to be at!!
Volunteer applications for Balter Festival 2020 are now open!!
We’re looking for Stewards, Litter Pickers, Bar Staff and Steward Supervisors. You only work 12 hours during the festival so barely miss much, and as well as free entry for the weekend you will get meal and drinks vouchers for each shift worked, and a unique view of how the festival works behind the scenes.
For more information and to apply just visit our volunteers page – https://balterfestival.com/volunteer/
Director/Editor – Tom Pottinger
Camera – Luke Fleming, Rob Rodgriguez, Oliver Pooley, Sebastien Saxena, Jasmine Boag, Sam Cook
Artwork – Jak MCS
Los Albertos – Sweet Dreams (Stivs & Katch Pyro remix)
Culprate & Joe Ford – Groucho
Henge – In Praise of Water
Mandidextrous – Bad
The limited remaining stock from our 2019 merch run is now back on sale!!
You can look better than literally everybody simply by wearing one of these beautiful items, designed by Jak M.C.S and hand printed by our team of printing elves in Bristol.
These works of art will truly increase your beauty rating by more than a little bit. Want to get followers on Instagram? Just post a selfie of yourself wearing a Balter hoodie! It might work, there is really only one way to find out!
With T-shirts at just £15 and hoodies at £30, this is potentially the bargain of the year…. or since they were on sale at the festival anyway.
Check out the full range here – https://www.amen4tekno.com/product-category/balter-festival/
Fed up of dragging your tent that long 200m walk from the car to the campsite?
Wish you didn’t have to pack it up at the end?
Have no fear – Balter’s very own posh campsite is here!
You don’t even have to be posh, although pretending to be is recommended.
We have yurts and bell tents, with prices starting at just £60 per person (£20 a night!)
As well as fully equipped tents with beds and lights, you have access to a dedicated reception yurt with free charging facilities, hair tools and large mirrors. Camping is right on the edge of the normal campsite so you are just seconds away from all the action, but in your own separate area surrounded by other people pretending to be posh!
Honestly, it’s better than that rubbish Argos pop-up tent you complain about every year yet always drag along with you!
For more information and to book just follow this link – https://www.cloudhouses.net/product/festivals/balter-festival/