We invite you to leave the real world behind and enter the fantasy world of Festival No.6. set in the magical village of Portmeirion, in North Wales, this is a festival unlike any other in a place like no other. But the location is not just a stunning backdrop; the village will once again come alive with venues likes the historic Town Hall, The Piazza and The Stone Boat. You can even stay in a castle or in the village. Be seeing you.
We're excited to announce our first wave of acts for this year's Festival No.6, including a festival exclusive appearance from Manic Street Preachers, plus James Blake, Everything Everything, I Am Kloot, Clinic, Caitlin Rose, AlunaGeorge, Laura Mvula and many more... this is only the start, watch this space for more line-up additions over the coming weeks.
We're delighted to welcome the legendary Frankie Knuckles and Carl Craig to Festival No.6. They'll be joined by the mighty Gilles Peterson and pioneering Greg Wilson, along with Andrew Weatherall and Justin Robertson, who were both highlights of last year's festival. Plus Maxxi Soundsystem, Daniel Avery, San Soda, The Unabombers, Futureboogie, Kyrsko, Content DJs, Balearic Mike, Bobby Irish and many more to be announced.
Arts and culture is an integral part of Festival No.6. Stuart Maconie (BBC 6Music) will be once again hosting a mixture of spoken word, poetry, comedy and acoustic acts on the Piazza stage in the heart of the magical village, headlined by John Cooper Clarke with Caitlin Moran, Paul Morley, John Niven and many more. Faber Social and Caught By The River will again be curating the Estuary Stage, including DBC Pierre, Tracey Thorn, Viv Albertine, Bob Stanley and many more. The Gwyllt Woods will come alive with the Don't Tell Stories woodland trails and we also have some unique performances planned throughout the site, from street theatre to bespoke installations.