Truck Festival round up and tickets

Ross Silcocks

Oxford’s original music festival, Truck, confirms that for 2016 the event will expand to three days for 2016. Expanding to three days across the weekend of Friday 15th until Sunday 17th July at the Hill Farm site.

Showcasing the best new and local bands alongside established favorites in one of the most beautiful festival settings in the UK.

Headliners of this years festival are Manic Street Preachers, Kodaline and Catfish And The Bottlemen

Across Truck’s 7 stages additional acts are plentiful and varied as Jurassic 5, Mystery Jets, Circa Waves, Jack Savoretti, Young Fathers, SOAK, Blossoms, Coasts, Swim Deep, IAN (a set with a secret), Clean Cut Kid, Eliza And The Bear + many more. FULL LINE UP BELOW


If you’re keen to see new, up and coming acts, with a few established artists thrown in for good measure at an intimate and friendly event then Truck should be the festival on the top of your list.

This year will see the introduction of a brand new stage, The Nest, to showcase the heavier bands on the line up including Neck Deep, Moose BloodLonely The BraveCreeper, We Are The Ocean, Gnarwolves + more

Price: Weekend ticket £86.50 + fees

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There are a number of bars on site, as well as The Truck Stop bar (main bar), there are bars situated in The Pirate Bar and The Saloon Bar. There is an impressive variety of ales available at each bar. There is also a cocktail bar as well as a food tent dedicated to charity run stalls. Late night entertainment comes in the form of a silent disco and various other offerings such as DJ sets hosted on the smaller stages.  

Manic Street Preachers // Catfish And The Bottlemen // Kodaline

Jurassic 5 // Everything Everything // Circa Waves // Mystery Jets  

SOAK  // Jack Savoretti // Young Fathers // Blossoms // Neck Deep //Swim Deep
Coasts // Rat Boy // Basement // DMA’s // We Are The Ocean // Lonely The Brave

Big Narstie // DJ Q // DJ Barely Legal // Norman Jay MBE
Frances // Pretty Vicious // IAN  // Gnarwolves // Moose Blood // Clean Cut Kid
Spring King // Fickle Friends // Eliza And The Bear // Sundara Karma
The Magic Gang // Lauren Aquilina // The Big Moon // Formation // Vant
Black Honey // The Amazons // Beach Baby // Ady Sulieman //Black Peaks
Hooton Tennis Club // Public Access TV // Creeper // Jodie Abacus
Dagny // Pixel Fix // Emily Barker // Danny And The Champions Of The World
Pumarosa // Samm Henshaw // Estrons // Louis Berry // Jonny Foreigner
Get Inuit // Bloody Knees // Yndi Halda // Traams // Tired Lion
Willie J Healey // The Dreaming Spires // Esther Joy Lane // Shame
Virgin Kids // Monarks // Yonaka // Zuzu // Tax The Heat
Hudson Scott // Shark Dentist // Cassels // OhBoy! //Happy Accidents

The Barn stage will continue in it’s quest to showcase the very best new and emerging music in association with BIMM

Horizons/ Gorwelion will also support and promote emerging Welsh music talent at Truck festival
Getting to the festival – Didcot Parkway Station is on the First Great Western Line and you can get there direct from Reading, London, Bristol, South Wales, Birmingham and The North. There are then connecting busses to the site. All bus info can be found here.

Site postcode is: OX13 6AB. Signs will be around the area directing you to the site.