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The Weeley Festival.
Clacton On Sea . Essex.
August 27th-29th 1971.

  Weeley program/setlists.

Courtesy of Brian Nugent , we now have a copy of the programme , which as you can see , cost a princely 5p in 1971.

    Follow the list below to see the text and photo entry for each artist, as well as the site map . There is also an explanation of why the festival was held and who its proceeds were supposed to benefit.

Running Order

Weirdest running order I've ever seen, fancy starting a festival at midnight ! The show never stopped either, everyone must have been utterly wasted by the time Sunday came around .

FRIDAY 27th August 1971:

Midnight , Hackensack
01.30, The Edgar Broughton Band
03.00, Juicy Lucy
04.30, Principal Edwards
06.00, Status Quo
07.30, Vechio
09.00, Gnidrolog
10.00, Ricotti Albequerque
11.30, Tir Na Nog
12.00 , Mungo Jerry
13.00, Gringo
14.00, Fairfield Parlour
15.00, Stone The Crows
16.30, Natural Acoustic Band
17.00, Barclay James Harvest
18.30, Al Stewart
19.00, Colosseum
20.30, Comus
21.00, King Crimson
22.30, Mike Maran

SATURDAY 28th August 1971:

Midnight, Mott The Hoople
00.30, Belrig
01.00, Curved Air
02.30, Tudor Lodge
03.00, Groundhogs
04.30, Mick Saunders
05.00, Rory Gallagher
07.00, On
08.00, Bell & Arc
09.30, Caravan
11.00, Lindisfarne
12.00  Heads, Hands and Feet
14.00, Julie Felix
14.30, Quintessence
16.00, Paul Bretts Sage
16.30, Gerry Laughran
17.30, Grease Band
19.00, Faces/Rod Stewart
20.30, Steve Tilston
21.00, T Rex
23.00, Country Jug
23.30, Van Der Graaf Generator

SUNDAY 29th August 1971:

01.00, Stray
02.30, Arthur Brown
04.00, Louise
05.00, Fusion Orchestra
06.00, Assegai
07.00, Horne
08.00, Crow
09.00, Castle

Weeley program menu

Thanks to Brian Nugent , for the donation of the program that has enabled the construction of these pages.

Updated Jan 2021

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Thanks to Celia Bouquet , Keven Herridge ,Rich Deakin , Garry Bodenham , Redrich, Bill Greenwell ,John Sellick, Kieran McCann, Lin Bensley ,Brian Nugent, Steve Cook , Bill Greenwell and Phil Jones for the donation of articles and pix that have enabled the construction of this site.

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