Holly Budge is our very own Alresford-based adventurer and conservationist. Holly isn’t exactly a stranger to world records either. Who else can say they were the first woman to skydive off Everest and ride 1000km across Mongolia in nine days on semi wild horses? Exactly – no one! Holly was quite literally on top of the world when she summited Mount Everest to raise global awareness of the devastating impact of the elephant ivory trade and of her award-winning campaign, How Many Elephants.
Blue Peter Award Winning author and festivals favourite Ali Sparkes will share the story behind her brand new dark and gritty novel – Death By Detention.
Ever wanted to play or sing live on stage at festival? Well now you can. Join us on our very own session stage The St. James Tavern Tent. The Blues Jam is a very simple concept. Anyone who wants to play can do so if they make a donation to one of our charities.
The Murray Parish Trust’s Ginormous Teddy Bears Picnic is back! AMF will once again be hosting a Ginormous Teddy Bears Picnic in support of the The Murray Parish Trust 2 million Steps campaign.
Very proud the festival has been recognised for services to the community and acknowledged for the funds we raise for music based charities regionally, nationally and globally. And it is you buying tickets and the wonderful people who sponsor and support us that enables this to happen. SO THANK YOU ALL!
The past twelve months have been particularly momentous for debates around gender equality, with the music and the cultural sector often in the foreground.
Necktr a 9-piece soul fusion band based in Leeds have released their first single Tracing Paper. Their sound incorporates elements of jazz, hip-hop and ambient music, aswell as Afrobeat, Latin and other World genres.
We welcome for the first time to #AMF18 The Vault, a vegan mobile catering business which has set out to prove that ANYONE can fall in love with vegan food.
We are excited to share with you that one of our #AMF18 bands REWS, has had their track ‘Your Tears’ added to the BBC Radio 1 Playlist by BBC Introducing.
Yessssss. We’ve made it as one of Visit Hampshire’s ‘must see’ festivals.
Warm up for the Festival and make it a big weekend of music in 2018!
We were thrilled to have made it through to the FINALS of Muddy Stilettos ‘Best Family Attraction in Hampshire’.
We’d like to send out a HUGE AMF THANK YOU to everyone who was involved with #AMF17. From all of you who bought tickets and came along to join in with an amazing day, to those who helped spread the word on social media and word of mouth.