Cool Britannia


"Following its acclaimed launch last year, COOL BRITANNIA FESTIVAL will take place at Knebworth - the stately home of rock - from Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September, celebrating the best of Indie & Dance music. This year’s festival see’s an epic line up both on the Main Stage as well as The Ministry of Sound Stage. The Main Stage on Saturday is curated by JO WHILEY (who will also perform a DJ set of 90’s Anthems) and will feature sets by THE FARM, THE BLUETONES, SOUL II SOUL, BLACK GRAPE, a rare festival appearance by SLEEPER, EMBRACE are back by popular demand after last year’s stunning performance and headlining -the one and only JAMES. On Sunday there is another epic line up. BABYBIRD, DODGY, FUN LOVIN’ CRIMINALS, GABRIELLE, STARSAILOR, THE CORAL and rounding off the weekend a DJ set from BASEMENT JAXX with a unique pyrotechnic finale specially designed for the festival. The Ministry of Sound Stage is back, bigger and better than ever with an epic line up of DJs and Club Classics including DANNY RAMPLING, MAXI JAZZ of FAITHLESS, PHIL HARTNOLL ofORBITAL, SEB FONTAINE, NORMAN JAY MBE, GRAEME PARK as well as Club P.As from BABY D, LIVIN’ JOY and SHADES OF RHYTHM. On Friday the festival opens with a ‘Welcome Party’ for Camping and Weekend ticket holders, with an acoustic performance from MILES & ERICA OF THE WONDER STUFF. Cool Britannia also tends to the needs of festival goers with camping, glamping, campervan & caravan parks, street food, street entertainers, The Barn Stage, funfairs, kid-zone, trade stands, karaoke and even a freak show in a Victorian palace of entertainment. Tickets for this electrifying festival are on sale now!"
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Contact details

Cool Britannia Knebworth Park, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, East of England, SG1 2AX

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
The festival is located on accessible 'undulating parkland'. However, weather conditions may affect this. In addition, there is a viewing platform, which is located within the main arena. Spaces are available on a first-come-first-served basis and visitors should complete the Disabled Campsite & Viewing Platform Application Form to book spaces for themselves and an essential companion.

Short Distances

Short distance
There is an accessible car park situated in both the day and camping car parks. A car park pass will need to be purchased in order to have access. This can be done through the Cool Britannia Festival website.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are accessible toilets located around the festival. The viewing platform accessible toilets are only for visitors wearing a viewing platform wristband.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistant Dogs are welcome.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
The festival has 241 PA tickets available.