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Fri, 16 Jun 2017, 10:00 – Sun, 18 Jun 2017, 19:00 BST
Joy is an innovative, eclectic and unique festival that brings together the latest trends in creative shopping, gastronomy and lifestyle alongside a sensational array of musical talent curated by Squeeze’s Chris Difford.
Joy Festival 2017 will be on 16,17,18 June and is set in the beautiful grounds of Groombridge Place, a 17th Century moated Manor House near Tunbridge Wells.
Joy features an amazing collection of exhibitors rarely found together: a mix of pop up shops, boutiques and Night Market encompassing fashion, homewares, interior and garden design, artisan food, art and vintage.
Camp under the stars in a walled garden in a teepee, bell tent, yurt or VW Camper Van.
Celebrate summer with eclectic and joyous live music and dancing, entertainment, sensational street food, pop up bars and creative workshops for all the family.
Explore glorious formal gardens alongside roaming peacocks, wild fallow deer and the famous zedonk! Take a canal boat ride to a wondrous enchanted forest with giant tree swings, a raised board walk with zip wires and rope swings, wooden bridges, a maze, Pirate Ship, teepees and Gypsy caravans.
As dusk falls you are invited to enter The Secret Illuminated Valley and explore a magical after dark illuminated landscape. Immerse yourself in a spellbinding walk along a dramatic pathway of light and fire, with projections, sounds, music, performances, and art installations.
Our carefully selected exhibitors and attractions include…
Live Music featuring Squeeze’s Odd Couple Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook, Singers in the Round presented by ‘Whispering’ Bob Harris, Nine Below Zero, Los Pacaminos, Kathryn Williams, Noble Jacks, Fimber Bravo, Mammal Hands & The Mountain Firework Company
Roving Samba & Flamenco bands
Secret Illuminated Valley
DJ’s & Wild Child Family Party in the Enchanted Forest
Treatments & Yoga in The Healing Meadow
Night Market with over 200 Pop Up Shops & Boutiques
Vintage car collection
VW Camper convoy
Authentic Vintage Rides & Amusements from Horton’s Steam Fair
Temple of Artemis Catwalk & Fashion Marquee
Acrobats, puppeteers, magicians, jugglers & comedians
Workshops ranging from fairy wings to wild cocktails, falconry to archery and ironmongery to floral headdresses!
VIP Gardens with Le Bun 7 Course Dining Experience
Sensational Street Food
Pop up Bars from Local Breweries & Vineyards
Local artisan food & drink market