The Archive

Index of festivals and outdoor music events Summer 1980

MAY 3-4

Free Festival, Forest of Dean, Gloucs.

MAY 10

Smokey Bears Picnic, Hyde Park, London.

MAY 25

Free Festival, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow.

MAY 26

National Soul Day, Knebworth Park, Herts.

MAY 26

Peace Festival, Elder Park, Glasgow.

JUNE 1

Outdoor Concert, Himley Hall, nr Dudley, W. Midlands

JUNE 6-9

Horseshoe Pass Free Festival, Cynwyd, N. Wales.

JUNE 7

Summer of '80 Garden Party, Crystal Palace, London.

JUNE 14-23 

Stonehenge Free Festival, WiIts

JUNE 15

Music Festival (Morning Star), Alexandra Palace, London.

JUNE 21

Knebworth Park Concert, Herts. (Capital Radio)

JUNE 21-22

Caddershill Sun Faire, Lyng, nr Norwich.

JUNE 21-22

Loch Lomond Rock Festival, Scotland.

JUNE 28-31

Priddypools Free Festival, Somerset.

JUNE 27-29

Ashton Court Community Festival, Bristol.

JULY 4-11

Cantlin Stone Free Festival, Clun, SaIop.

JULY 4-21

New Age Gypsy Fair, Inglestone Common, Gloucester.

JULY 25-27

Stour Valley Moon Fayre,Old Hall,E.Bergholt,nr Colchester, Essex.

JULY 25-29 

Deeply Vale (Pickup Bank )Free Festival, nr Bury, Lancashire.

JULY 26  

Milton Keynes Bowl (The Police) Milton Keynes.

JULY 26

Alternative Energy Festival, Bridgewater, Somerset.

AUGUST 1-3

East Anglia Free Festival, Keswick, nr Norwich.

AUGUST 1-3

Cambridge Folk Festival, Cambridge.

AUGUST 1-8

Coventry Free Festival, Stoneleigh, Warwicks.

AUGUST 8-10

Country Music Festival, Portsmouth Airport, Hants.

AUGUST 8-9

Free Fennit Festival, Sutton Gault, EIy, Cambs.

AUGUST 9

Oakhill Park Free Festival, Accrington, Lancs.

AUGUST 10-12

Cornwall Free Festival, Davidstow. nr Bodmin Moor.

AUGUSI 15+

Gower Free Festival, Sandy Lane, nr Swansea.

AUGUST 15-17

Pontardawe Folk Festival, West Glamorgan

AUGUST 16

E2 Free Festival, Weavern Green, Bethnal Green,London.

AUGUST 16

Monsters of Rock Festival, Donnington Park, nr Derby.

AUGUST 22-25

Greenbelt Festival, Odell, nr Bedford

AUGUST 22-24

Reading Festival, Berks.

AUGUST 22-25

Bath Community Arts Festival, Walcot Street.

AUGUST 23-25 

Rougham Tree Faire, nr Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

AUGUST 23-25 

Cissbury Ring Free Festival, nr Worthing, Sussex.

AUGUST 23

Cancer Research Charity Festival , Green Ore, Mendip Hills

AUGUST 24

Children's Picnic, Virginia Water, Windsor, Berks.

AUGUST 27-31

Festival of Fools, Ponsandane Park, Penzance.

AUGUST 30

Cropredy Folk Festival,Pewit Farm, Cropredy,nr Banbury, Oxon.

AUGUST 30

Open-Air Concert, Hillsborough Park, Sheffield.

AUGUST 30-31

Think '80 Festival, Cheltenham Town Hall, Gloucs.

SEPT 4-7

Whitworth Fair, nr Rochdale, Lancs.

SEPT 6-20

Psilocybin Free Festival, Pontrhydygroes, Dyfed.

SEPT 14-20

Isle of Man Rock 'n Roll Festival, Summerlands Leisure Centre.

SEPT 20-21

Festival of Joy, Barton Farm, Bradford on Avon,Wilts

Taken from the FWS report 1980 .

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