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The Archive

Index of festivals and outdoor music events Summer 1982

May 2

Monmore Rock Festival, Wolverhampton

22 & 23

Glasgow, Kelvin Grove Park

23

Cultural Herb Festival, London

29

Surrey Free Arts Festival, Surrey University, Guildford

29

Queen Live, Leeds

29

Open Air Concert, Rugby Club, Blackwood,Gwent

29-31

Blue Moon Festival, Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria

June 1

Queen Live, Edinburgh

2

The Event, Ninion Park, Cardiff

5

Strawberry Fair, Cambridge

5

Queen Live at Milton Keynes

5

Women's Festival (Labour Party), London

6

CND Peace Rally, London

11-13

Appledore Folk Festival, Kent

18-20

Youthorama '82, Santa Pod, Northants

18-20

Green Fair, Beccles, East Anglia

18-21

Glastonbury CND Festival, Pilton, Somerset

18-29

Stonehenge Free Festival, Wilts

19

Simon & Garfunkel, Wembley, London

19-27

Festival of Mind, Body, Spirit, Olympia,London

25 & 26

Rolling Stones Live at Wembley, London

25-27

Hood Fayre, Totnes, Devon

27

Rolling Stones at Cardiff

June 30-July 22

Cosmic Counter‑Cruise Carnival, Greenham Common, Berks

July 3-4

Faerie Fair, Ling, Norfolk

16-18

World of Music, Arts & Dance (WOMAD) Festival,Shepton Mallet,

18

Stand Stoned Starkers for Peace, Hampstead, London

17-18

Capital Jazz, Knebworth Park, Stevenage, Herts

24-25

Capital Jazz, Knebworth Park, Stevenage, Herts

24

Motorhead at Wrexham, North Wales

24

2nd East Anglia Rock Festival, Mildenhall,Cambs

24-25

Albion Kids Fair, Oaksmere, Suffolk

24-25

Trewillis Festival, Nr Coverack, Cornwall

25

Heavy Metal Goes To The Dogs, Hackney, London

25

Rolling Stones at Leeds

July 27-Aug 1

Green Gathering  (Ecology Party), Pilton Somerset

July 29-Aug 1

Elephant Fayre, Port Eliot, St Germans, Cornwall

July -30Aug 1

Cambridge Folk Festival

31

Police /U2 at Gateshead International Stadium

Aug 1st

Follye Fair, Huntingfield, Halesworth,Suffolk

5-8

Women's International Summer Festival,Pilton, Somerset

6-7

Fennit Festival, Caldecote, Cambridge

6-8

Glastonbury Children's Festival

5-19

East Anglia Free Festival, Eaton By‑The River, Nr Norwich

13-14

Fairport Reunion, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxon

20-22

Stour Valley Earth Fair, East Bergholt,Suffolk

21

Monsters of Rock, Castle Donington, Leics

21

Welsh Underground  Festival, Meiford, Nr Welshpool

22

Nuneaton Free Community testival

27-28

Theakston Music Festival, Wakefield, West Yorks

27-29

Reading  Festival, Berks

27-30

Peterborough Country  Music Festival

28-30

Albion Fire & Water Fair, Nr Holt, Norfolk

29-30

Notting Hill Carnival, London

Sept 3-5

Whitworth Fair, Nr Rochdale, Lancs

3-5

Rougham Tree Fair, Nr Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

7-30

Psilocybin Free Festival, Nr Hay on Wye,Powys

10-12

Repossessing of  Otmoor, Nr Oxford

11-12

Leeds Folk Festival

11-12

Futurama Festival, Deeside, Chester

17-19

Pure Energy Fair, Westleton, Suffolk

Oct 2nd

Genesis + Peter Gabriel at Milton Keynes

Oct 3rd

Help The Aged Sponsored Walk, London

 
 
 

 

Taken from the FWS report 1982 .

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