UK: Following two sold-out years, the intimate forest festival Lost Village will return in August for three days of immersive escapism and an acclaimed music line-up headlined by Moderat and De La Soul.
After last year’s myriad of bands, DJs and live acts, 2017’s edition promises to take things to the next level – with modern day innovators Moderat and iconic hip-hop greats De La Soul confirmed for headline sets across the weekend.
These headline names lead a carefully crafted line-up, with sets across the village from Dixon, Nina Kraviz, The Black Madonna, Hunee, Craig Charles, Mr Scruff, Dusky, Jackmaster, Bicep, Ben UFO, Telefon Tel Aviv, Nightmares On Wax, Midland, Ibibo Sound Machine, Maribou State, Fatima Yamaha, Leon Vynehall, Jeremy Underground, Move D, Max Cooper, Artwork, Greg Wilson, Axel Boman, Gerd Janson, Legowelt, Joe Goddard, Denis Sulta, Fort Romeau, The 2 Bears, Boxed In, Horse Meat Disco, PBR Streetgang, Marcus Marr, Honey Soundsystem, J&AG, Mall Grab, Georgia, Ben Pearce, Avalon Emerson, Bill Brewster, Let’s Eat Grandma, Marquis Hawkes, Baba Stiltz, Fakear, Moxie Elder, Island, Laurel, Courts, Smerz, Alexander Nut, Theo Kottis, Julia Govor, Or:la, North Downs, Matt Karmil, Apres, Al Zanders, Tuvaband, Shy Luv, Laurence Guy, Mr Bongo, House Of Good, Donnie Propa, and many more all still to be announced.
On the side of food & drink, The Basecamp is home to a vast selection of hand-picked global street food restaurants, whilst the Tribal Banquets are curated by Michelin star level chefs such as Elizabeth Allen and Lee Westcott. What’s more, Honest Burger will be hosting the unique Officer’s Mess restaurant, whilst craft beers, ciders and tasting experiences will be laid out throughout the village.
Comedy plays a large role in the fabric of Lost Village, with previous guests including Katherine Ryan, Sam Simmonds and Joel Dommett, This year’s line-up, released in the coming weeks, is set to be crammed with some of the most important and exciting names in modern comedy.
Elsewhere there’s the Lake of Tranquility with its range of spa treatments – from hot tubs and Swedish saunas to massage and holistic therapies. Forger’s Lane is a corner of the woods dedicated to creative workshops, whilst the Institute of Curious Minds will host talks, live interviews, discussions and team quizzes.