Dubwood Productions
Wilkswood Reggae Festival

Nicky, Simon, Dave and the whole Dubwood and Wilkswood Farm team would like to thank you for making the 2017 festival so special!

Real positive vibrations!

Wilkswood Reggae Festival will return
July 20th – 22nd 2018

Video of the weekend &
Early Bird Tickets for 2018 available soon.

 

Wah gwaan

Welcome to the Wilkswood Reggae Festival website. Held in the lush, green Purbeck countryside on the outskirts of Swanage in Dorset, the third Wilkswood Reggae Festival will take place from Friday July 20th to Sunday July 22nd 2018.

The 2017 festival saw some of the best reggae acts from the UK and abroad perform across three stages – including headliners Brinsley ‘Aswad’ Forde, Tippa Irie, Mad Professor, Janet Kay, Channel One Soundsystem and Prince Fatty – as well as additional performance stages, soundsystems, street food stalls (including the famous Jerkshak Caribbean cuisine and a wood-fired pizza van) and bars serving ice cold Red Stripe, craft ales, local cider and rum cocktails!

 
Wilkswood DJ

Wah gwaan

Welcome to the second Wilkswood Reggae Festival, held in the lush, green Purbeck countryside on the outskirts of Swanage in Dorset. After the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural event, 2017’s festival now runs over the whole weekend of July 14th-16th and sees the capacity increased to 2,000.

Some of the best reggae acts from the UK and abroad will perform, including headliners Brinsley ‘Aswad’ Forde, Tippa Irie and Mad Professor, as well as additional performance stages, soundsystems, street food stalls (including the famous Jerkshak Caribbean cuisine and a wood-fired pizza van) and several bars.

Dubwood
 

The Wilkswood Reggae Festival is first and foremost a family-friendly festival and there is plenty to keep the kids entertained with a dedicated play area, the leafy Dingly Dell featuring storytelling and music and the hugely popular hay bale castle. To encourage the family atmosphere, we offer reduced prices for children up to the age of 17 and under-threes are free!

Organised by Dubwood Productions – a joint enterprise between the Scott Arms pub in Kingston and Bournemouth’s Dubheart collective – the festival takes place at Wilkswood Farm and ticket price includes full admission and camping for three nights.

 
Wilkswood crowd

The Wilkswood Reggae Festival is first and foremost a family-friendly festival and there is plenty to keep the kids entertained with a dedicated play area, the leafy Dingly Dell featuring storytelling and music and the hugely popular hay bale castle. To encourage the family atmosphere, we offer reduced prices for children up to the age of 17 and under-threes are free!

Organised by Dubwood Productions – a joint enterprise between the Scott Arms pub in Kingston and Bournemouth’s Dubheart collective – the festival takes place at Wilkswood Farm and ticket price includes full admission and camping for three nights.

Rum Runner soundsystem

2017 Line-up

Live music and soundsystems.
You can see the full 2017 lineup here.