Channel 5 has confirmed that the highly anticipated ‘5 on the Farm’ festival will be taking place on August Bank Holiday weekend (28th, 29th and 30th August), at Cannon Hall Farm, home to This Week on the Farm.
Cast and crew of Channel 5 hit TV series All Creatures Great and Small will be joining the all- star line-up alongside Ben Fogle, Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen, Graeme Hall, The Yorkshire Vets, Adam Henson, Rob & Dave Nicholson and hosts Jules Hudson, Helen Skelton and JB Gill.
Organisers have also revealed event programme details for each of the areas featured at the event.
The Main Stage event will see adventurer Ben Fogle perform his ‘Tales From the Wilderness’ show live, and fans of hit show This Week on the Farm will be delighted that the series’ star farmers will also be hitting the main stage with their fun and entertaining show: ‘Rob & Dave: Oh ‘eck Live!’
The Main Stage will also feature Graeme Hall and his show, ‘The Dogfather’, Amanda Owen in ‘The Yorkshire Shepherdess Live’, TV vets Peter Wright and Julian Norton will be performing ‘The Yorkshire Vet Live: It Shouldn’t Happen to a Yorkshire Vet’.
Stefan Gates of ‘Secrets of Your Supermarket Food’ series will perform ‘The Mindblowing Gastronaut Show!’ and Adam Henson will be sharing his tales of farming life too, with his original show, ‘My Life on the Land’.
In The Barn, visitors can join in with live Q&As with Ben Fogle & Amanda and Reuben Owen, get Dog Training Tips with Graeme Hall and meet their favourite animals from the show all in our live studio set ‘behind the scenes’ experience.
The Kitchen Stage will see newly announced top UK children’s food author and ‘What Mummy Makes’ Instagram star Rebecca Wilson, recreating some of her favourite dishes from The Sunday Times Best Selling cook book, What Mummy Makes: Cook just once for you and your baby.
Joining Rebecca on the Kitchen stage will be This Week on the Farm and Cannon Hall’s very own chef Tim Bilton, as well as Amanda Owen cooking up a Yorkshire feast.
The Allotment will be the area for all green fingered fans attending, which will be hosting an array of top experts and workshops, including rising horticultural star, TV gardener, Tayshan Hayden-Smith and Our Yorkshire Farm’s Reuben Owen – not to be missed.
Young visitors can expect endless fun and entertainment in the Milkshake! Meadow where newly announced favourites Fireman Sam and Firefighter Penny Morris, plus Daisy & Ollie, will be joined by Peppa Pig, Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol, Milkshake! Monkey and Blue from Blue’s Clues and You.
As a special treat, the festival can now also confirm that little ones will also be able enjoy a meet and greet with Fireman Sam and Firefighter Penny supported by South Yorkshire’s Fire & Rescue team, who will be bringing along a real fire engine!
As well as top names, the festival’s programme will be packed full of creative workshops, crafting, outdoor activities – all included in the ticket entry price.
Yorkshire’s enviable home-grown food and drink will be celebrated too with the Food Festival and The Village Show at the dog-friendly festival.
Commenting on the latest line-up and programme schedule, Channel 5 spokesperson added: “The five-month countdown begins! We are delighted that ‘5 on the Farm Festival’ will be a key UK event this summer with line-up jam-packed with activities and famous faces that will bring a lot of joy to fans of the outdoors and our top shows.”
TICKET PRICE INFORMATION
Tickets to ‘5 on the Farm’ are on sale now with payment plans available. For more information and to buy tickets, go to:
Adults (16+): £49.95 Children (2-15): £24.95 VIP ticket: £99.95 Children under 2 go free Dogs permitted
Ticket price also includes access to Cannon Hall Farm activities including the Adventure Playground, Seeing the Animals, the Soft Play Area and the Reptile House.
Gates open at 9.00am and close at 7.30pm.