|4.||Music and Bands|
St Mellion Music Festival will take place on the playing field at St Mellion Primary School on 6th June between 1pm and 11pm. The event aims to be family friendly with children of all ages welcome. Music will be provided by bands from near and far, all donating their time and professionalism for free. Food and drinks will also be available for purchase.
St Mellion's Festival in the Field is a charity event in aid of a much needed hall for St Mellion school and community. We are raising funds towards constructing a new community hall.
Come and enjoy:-
2014 was the first year of the St Mellion Festival In The Field and it proved to be a highly enjoyable event, bringing together friends and neighbours from the surrounding area. Following on from its success, we have bands returning from last year and also several bands new to our festival.
Owing to the event being held on school property, glass must not be brought into the festival field. Food and drink on sale at the event will be served in plastic containers. Dogs and smoking cannot be permitted on the school premises.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for £7.50 per adult and £2.50 for children (under 12 yrs). For under 5's, entry is free. To order, please contact one of the following:
|Amanda and Andy Copson||01579 350526|
|Ruth and Ian Waite||01579 350947|
Tickets and questions can also be directed to email@example.com
Tickets may be available on the day, depending on numbers of advanced sales. Prices on the gate will be £10.00 per adult and £4.00 for children (under 12 years) and free for under 5 year olds.
This is a provisional list of performances and may be subject to revision. Bands are requested to arrive at least one hour before their stated performance slot.
|Time||Band or Artist||Stage||Description|
|1300-1330||The Ed Miller Band||Main Stage||An experienced Callington based four-piece band covering various modern day rock hits.|
|1335-1350||Oban and Henry||Acoustic Stage||A young duo of vocalist and guitar, performing well known Indie type tracks.|
|1400-1440||Hottentot Figs||Main Stage||Our set list is varied and we've tweaked the odd favorite while my songs are in the making, we've been together for 6 months and aim to create a truly original sound.|
|1445-1500||Zephyr||Acoustic Stage||Young, tallented songwriter performing her own works.|
|1510-1550||Coppercaillie||Main Stage||This band got together through a common love of Folk music. Then combine this with a caller and you have a stomping good Ceilidh!|
|1555-1615||Charlie and Indi||Acoustic Stage|
|1625-1655||Sugar Rush||Main Stage||These enthusiastic Year 8 youngsters play with style and skill that belies their youth. They are relatively experienced, having performed with various junior bands before forming this interesting line up of three girls and a boy. They play an adventurous selection of covers.|
|1700-1715||Lydia and Abbie||Acoustic Stage||These sisters add a vocal twist toa range of well known contempory covers.|
|1725-1805||Andy's Attic||Main Stage||After their world tour (of South East Cornwall) they are booked to play the Festival in the Field for the second year! With covers from The B52s to Blondie, their set is guaranteed to get you singing and dancing.|
|1810-1840||India and Maddie||Acoustic Stage||India Lewis is another teenager with loads of experience and talent. An accomplished vocalist, she also plays guitar, violin, and keyboard.|
|1850-1930||Code||Main Stage||Young four-piece rock band with a range of their own material, plus last summer they won a national Battle of the Bands competition in London.|
|1935-1950||Evie Jenna||Acoustic Stage|
|2000-2040||Mr. E||Main Stage||An experienced four piece band from the Tavistock area. They play their own original songs plus a range of popular covers from The Kooks to the Arctic Monkeys. This band has played several times at Tavistock Wharf and at various other local events.|
|2045-2105||Henry||Acoustic Stage||A talented singer and songwriter.|
|2115-2145||Carl Jones||Main Stage||
Carl has been playing guitar for many years having started playing at the
age of 10, and getting his first electric when he was 13. School bands
were the start, and by the age of 18 or 19 Carl was playing regularly in
semi-professional bands and touring the UK.
Carl has also worked as a session guitarist, and played on a Colin Blunstone single, an album for Saga front man Michael Sadler, and also worked with Stuart Elliot (Kate Bush, Cockney Rebel).
He has also produced an album for Marc Lewis - singer of the cult 80s band The Snake Corps, and played live with the band at an amazing reunion gig in Barcelona in 2010.
|2155-2235||Standard Issue||Main Stage||Standard Issue are a group of 15-17 year olds, fronted by a female singer. They've been practicing together for 5 years and have performed live sets at a number of events. They cover various rock hits, ranging from modern day tracks by bands such as Royal Blood to old classics from the likes of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.|
Refreshments will be available throughout the festival, including:
St Mellion is located on the A388 between Saltash and Callington. When travelling Northbound (from Saltash), turn left into The Glebe estate soon after the entering the village.
When travelling Southbound (from Callington), turn right into The Glebe estate at the far end of the village soon after passing a row of cottages on your left.
Once on the The Glebe estate, stewards will be on hand to direct you to a parking space.
Regular buses belonging to First Group pass through St Mellion village, travelling from Plymouth and Saltash to the South and Callington and Launceston to the North. The following links will take you to the appropriate timetable for Saturday 6th June:-
First Group (76)
Free parking will be available in the vicarage field, accessible through "The Glebe".
Travelling North on the A388 from Saltash or Plymouth, the Glebe is the first estate on the left after passing the St Mellion village signpost. Sat Navs can be programmed to find it using the postcode: PL12 6RF.
Travelling South on the A388 from Callington or Launceston, the Glebe is at the far end of St Mellion village on the right-hand side. If you miss the junction, there's a roundabout very soon after. Sat Navs can be programmed to find it using the postcode: PL12 6RF.