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Wilkswood Farm|High Street, Langton Matravers, United Kingdom | Map

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Held in the lush, green Purbeck countryside on the outskirts of Swanage in Dorset, the fourth Wilkswood Roots Reggae Festival will take place from Friday July 19th to Sunday July 21st 2019. This year’s festival features some heavyweight headliners: Congo Natty, Macka B, Benjamin Zephaniah and the Revolutionary Minds, Jazzie B, Johnny Osbourne and the Upper Cut Band and Manudigital will all play the main stage during the weekend. The full schedule is available online but other confirmed acts include Dubheart, Fullness, Direct Impact, Countryman Sound, Paul Fox, Zamaica, Rootstone, Unique Star, Warriah Force, Reverence Sound, Rootsoup, We Afro Tallowah, Gypsy Juke Box, Smuggla Majix, Roots Jukebox
, Sista Emma, Green Lion, Jah Marcus, I-Ron, Ras Bashy, Daddy-U, Reggae Recipes, 
Dan Sykes, B1, DJ Sherrine, D-Tox, Nkech Nwokolo and Whatty P. With two undercover live performance stages and the DJ Derek acoustic/poetry stage there will be entertainment throughout the weekend. The Kid’s Zone field will feature the Kid’s Cinema a Chillout Lounge, Stone Carving Lessons, Pizza Make & Bake, Pottery, Messy Painting, Face Painting, Bushcraft and Nature Walks. Add street food stalls (including Jerk Caribbean cuisine, Purbeck Paella and wood-fired pizza) and bars serving craft ales, local cider and rum cocktails and you have a recipe for a fabulous family-friendly festival weekend!