Cockfest 2016 on this weekend!

13882312_1123139914419372_7830080883602414482_n

Already a queue forming in Newtown for the greatest festival for miles around!

Here’s a really, really great thing happening this weekend, Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2016 at Newtown, Brownhills – a weekend music and fun festival with proceeds going to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

Last few tickets are now available so book quickly!

Cockfest runs over the whole weekend with camping available, and live music on Friday and Saturday. It’s a great, friendly and warm hearted affair in a field just off the A5 at Newtown, Brownhills. There’s not just music, but food, a licensed bar, campfire and all manner of entertainments and fun…

13595542_1109892722410758_1184964387_n

So much going on and such great, friendly people.

Organizer Keryl Jenkins had this to say:

This is the third year of Cockfest, and I can’t wait as this year is going to be better than ever!

The humbling part for me is how our team of volunteers have grown from last years success and how the local community has really stepped up to support us.

Cockfest is more than just a music festival, it’s a gathering of like minded charitable people raising money for a popular charity available to everyone.

A weekend pass is £30 for adults and just £5 for kids under 16, and day passes are £20 and £3 respectively. Under 5s go free! You can book tickets by calling Kez on 07966 611170 or by visiting the event’s Facebook page here.

This is a very professionally run event now in it’s third year and some of the bands look terrific – and it’s for charity so what’s not to love?

It’s apparently called “Cockfest’ because it’s on a chicken farm…

13618019_1109892732410757_175127832_n

Some great local bands performing, and in memory of popular local man Carl Findon-Kent who sadly passed away last year.

This entry was posted in Brownhills stuff, Environment, Events, Fun stuff to see and do, Local Blogs, Local media, Local music, News, Reader enquiries, Shared media, Shared memories, Social Media, Spotted whilst browsing the web, Walsall community and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s