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2017 Festival a HUGE success

Thanks to everyone who made it possible and go so well

About the Ashton Keynes Music & Arts Festival

Back in 2004 some visionary local enthusiasts thought it might be a good idea to hold a music festival.

They managed to involve a whole bunch of other villagers and the first festival took off in June 2005.  


A huge amount of creativity and community spirit was unleashed in the village.

We haven't stopped since! 


So much so that it has become a tri-annual Music & Arts event.

A major legacy of the 2005 Music Festival was the emergence of The Big Brunch Band.

In 2008 the festival grew a bit more and saw the birth of The Magnificent AK47, the singing blokes of Ashton Keynes and beyond.

In 2011 the big legacy act were The Ukey Dukes

In 2014 we just had a very good time.

In 2017 The AKsionals wowed us at The Big Do for one night only, and are still going strong

In 2017 the Ashton Keynes Music & Arts Festival expanded to include other art forms, representing the wide range of interests in the village and to create a platform to showcase everyone's talents.

Line up at the 2017 FESTIVAL

festival Week 2017 events

There was a fantastic line-up of events during the festival which you'll find if you scroll down this page.


You can book tickets too.


festival 2017 Sponsors

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