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St Mellion Festival in the Field 2016

Table Of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Details
3. Tickets
4. Music and Bands
5. Refreshments
6. Travel
7. Parking
8. Site Plan


St Mellion Music Festival will take place on the playing field at St Mellion Primary School on 18th June between 2pm and 10pm (Gates open 1pm). The event aims to be family friendly with children of all ages welcome. Music will be provided by local bands, 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 St Mellion school and community projects.

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. 2015 saw the return of the festival, bigger and better than before! For 2016, the festival will comprise a mix of acts; new to the event and also returning actists from previous years.

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 £8.00 per adult and £3.00 for children (under 12 yrs). For under 5's, entry is free. A family ticket is also available for £20, admitting 2 adults and 2 under 12s.

To order, please contact one of the following:

Name Number
Amanda and Andy Copson 01579 350526
Ruth and Ian Waite 01579 350947

Tickets requests and enquiries can also be directed to

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. Family tickets will cost £25.

Music and Bands

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.

Ten minute slots between bands will be filled by DJ Mike Keay.

Time Band or Artist Description
1400-1430 Sugar Rush These enthusiastic Year 9 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. They play an adventurous selection of covers.
1445-1530 Hottentot Figs A Plymouth based folk, jazz and blues band delivering original songs and innovative covers.
1545-1630 The Band With No Name Pillaton's finest! Long standing group of talented amateur musicians and performers who will open the festival with a rousing set of covers to get the crowds dancing and singing.
1645-1730 Cheap Night Out An experienced Callington based four-piece band covering various modern day rock hits.
1745-1830 Anna Batson Tallented songwriter performing her own works. Former teacher at St Mellion school and musician working for Plymouth Music Zone.
1845-1930 Andy's Attic After their world tour (of South East Cornwall) they are booked to play the Festival in the Field for the third year! With covers from The B52s to Blondie, their set is guaranteed to get you singing and dancing.
1945-2030 Standard Issue Standard Issue are a group of 16-18 year olds, all ex St Mellion Primary School, fronted by a female singer. They've been practicing together for 6 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.
2045-2200 Metal Fatigue Metal Fatigue are a five piece classic rock outfit, playing music from the likes of AC/DC, Iron Maiden, UFO, Deep Purple, ZZ Top, Van Halen, Thin Lizzy, Saxon, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd, Metallica and others. Based in West Devon and SE Cornwall, Metal Fatigue are purveyors of heavy duty classic rock from the genre's "Golden Age".

PA and Sound Engineering provided by Paul Kabush.


Refreshments will be available throughout the festival, including:


By Car

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.

By Bus

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)
Plymouth City Bus


Free parking will be available in the vicarage field, accessible through "The Glebe".

Northbound traffic

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.

Southbound traffic

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.

Site Plan

Site Plan (Coming soon)