This New Knebworth Festival Is The Most 90s Thing Ever...

31 January 2018, 14:16 | Updated: 31 January 2018, 14:29

The Happy Mondays press image
The Happy Mondays press image. Picture: Press

The iconic site will now play host to Cool Britannia festival where the Happy Mondays and Ocean Colour Scene will headline.

A new festival at Knebworth has been announced, and it's pretty much a 90s music-lovers wet dream.

Cool Britannia - which is set to take place at the site of the Hertfordshire grounds from 31 August - 2 September - will feature a line-up of famous acts from the decade, including headliners The Happy Mondays and Moseley's finest, Ocean Colour Scene.

Ocean Colour Scene press image
Ocean Colour Scene press image. Picture: Press

Also featuring on the bill are the likes of the Embrace, Peter Hook & The Light, Toploader, Space and Dodgy.

The festival will also witness the premiere of Britpop Classical, which will see a full orchestra - together with rock band and guest soloists including The Farm’s Peter Hooton, Republica’s Saffron and Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory - perform unique versions of Britpop classics.


Posted by Cool Britannia Festival on Wednesday, 31 January 2018

The iconic site, which boasts landmark gigs from the likes of Queen, Oasis and Robbie Williams, will go full-on 90s nostalgia with something for the dance heads too.

The event also boasts a Ministry of Sound Big Top stage complete with appearances from the likes of K-Klass, Todd Terry, Alfredo, Dave Pearce and Jazzie B.

And if that's still not 90s enough for you, why not watch Heather Smalls play the main stage, or see N-Trance and Black Box as part of the event's Club Classics PAs?

Tickets for Cool Britannia go on sale at 9am on Friday 2 February from official website

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