Craig David announced as PennFest 2021 Friday headliner

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PennFest , organised by Marlow based company UK Live, have today announced Craig David as their Friday headline act for 2021! This is in addition to having already announced Rag’n’Bone Man as the Saturday headliner. Here’s all the details on this exciting local festival:

After an electric performance in 2019 at Penn Fest and especially after the last year what better person to headline Friday night than the one and only Craig David. This performance promises to be like no other and one of the highlights of any festival, making them the perfect Friday headliners for PennFest in this landmark year for the festival. A perfect addition to what is already a stellar line-up for Penn Fest and its 10th Anniversary Edition!

A two-day family-friendly music festival held near the picturesque village of Penn Street – just 26 miles from central London. PennFest offers much more than just an impressive array of performers across its four stages. The site has been intelligently curated with high quality food and drink, shops and activities. There is a global artisan market with a selection arts-based stalls and creative workshops, plus multiple bars and a wide range of quality food outlets, selling dishes from around the world

Camping will be available on site from Friday July 23 –Sunday July 25, offering the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns. There are free hot showers in the camping area, as well as glamping and prepitched tents.

PennFest is a fun and safe festival environment, suitable for the whole family. Children are well catered for with plenty of activities to keep them happy in the Kids’ Kingdom, including arts and crafts workshops, street entertainers and performers and a circus workshop where they can learn circus skills.

Since its launch in 2011, PennFest has grown from humble beginnings as a village festival attracting 2,000 people into a hugely respected fixture on the UK festival circuit, attracting internationally renowned artists and a daily capacity crowd of 10,000 year after year. Join us in 2021 as we celebrate 10 years PennFest style!

PennFest organisers Nick Billinghurst and Matt Smith said “We’re thrilled to have Craig David and Rag’N’Bone Man as our 2021 headliners. We’re immensely proud of how the festival has evolved over the years and we can’t wait to celebrate our belated tenth anniversary with such an incredible line-up.”


Craig David , Razorlight, Ella Eyre, Sigma (DJ Set), Peter Hook & The Light, Dreadzone,
General Levy, Republica, Goldie Lookin Chain (Legends Set), Lisa Maffia Romeo, SL2,
Slipmatt, Ellis D

Rag’N’Bone Man, The Brand New Heavies, The Dualers, Dub Pistols, Baby D, Noasis, Shy
FX, Artful Dodger, Brandon Block, Alex P



Article author: Paul Merchant

About the author: Founded in its original version back in 2000 - yes the internet DID exist back then. Brought up in Marlow, went to school here, now has children at the same schools. Quite clearly loves all things Marlow - hence spending over 2 decades doing this!

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