Splendour in Nottingham
|Splendour in Nottingham|
|Location(s)||Wollaton Park, Nottingham, England, UK|
|Years active||2008 - present|
|Founded by||Nottingham City Council & DHP Concerts|
Splendour in Nottingham (more commonly known as Splendour or Splendour Festival) is an annual one-day music festival held in Nottingham, England since 2008. Organised by Nottingham City Council and DHP Concerts, the event is held within Wollaton Park, to the west of Nottingham City Centre. The first event was held in 2008 as a two-day event featuring artists Kate Nash, Paolo Nutini, Ocean Color Scene and Rufus Wainwright. In 2019 the capacity of the festival was 25,000.
2019's festival was held on Saturday, 20 July and headlined by indie band Manic Street Preachers and 2 Tone and ska revival band The Specials, the first time an act has headlined the festival twice (the first time was 2015).
- Main Stage: Manic Street Preachers, The Specials, Rag'n'Bone Man, Louisa, The Slow Readers Club, Barns Courtney, Rob Green and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2019 (announced soon).
- Confetti Stage: All Saints, Ash, Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals), The Rifles, The Coronas, Bria and AVA SAINT.
- Acoustic Rooms Stage: My Pet Fauxes, Mid November, Esther Van Leuven, Megatrain, Velvet Blush, 94 Gunships, Re Teu, Camille Christel and Laurie Illingworth
- Comedy Stage: Andy Robinson, Suzy Bennett, Roger Monkhouse, Vince Atta, Sean Heydon and Nathan Caton.
- Fringe Stage: Rhymes Against Humanity, Mrs Mabel Green and The Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican.
- Main Stage: Paloma Faith, The Charlatans, Marc Almond, Bjorn Again, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Ady Suleiman, Nina Smith and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2018, The Dandylions.
- Confetti Stage: The Stranglers, Embrace, Peace, Ferocious Dog, Toploader and Ashfields.
- Acoustic Rooms Stage: To Kill A King, George Gadd, Soham De, Joey Costello, Re Teu, Katie Cooper and Daisy Godfrey.
- Comedy Stage: Brian Krysstal, Dave Twentyman, Andrew Bird, Patrick Monaham, Alan Hudson and The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue.
- Main Stage: Kaiser Chiefs, Busted, Tony Hadley (ex Spandau Ballet), Gabrielle Aplin, Will Varley, Yola Carter, Georgie and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2017, Brotherhood
- Confetti Stage: Billy Ocean, Black Grape, British Sea Power, Buzzcocks, Bud, Josh Wheatley and Easy Life
- Acoustic Rooms Stage: Into The Ark, Young T & Bugsy, Unknown Era, Tom Lumley, Sunflower Thieves, Yazmin Lacey, Jimi Mack, Lisa Hendricks and Billie
- Comedy Stage: Barry Dodds, Scott Bennett, Steve Royle, Jollyboat, Wes Zaharuk and Jim Smallman
- Main Stage: Jess Glynne, The Human League, UB40, Jamie Lawson, Turin Brakes, Jeremy Loops, Ady Suleiman and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2016, Super Furniture
- Confetti Stage: The Darkness, The Fratellis, The Rifles, Stiff Little Fingers, Louis Berry, These Your Children and Eyre Llew
- Acoustic Rooms Stage: Will Varley, Brad Dear, Tom McCartney, Bru-C, Ellie Keegan, Josh Wheatley, Raphael Blake and Lowrie
- Comedy Stage: John Ryan, Patrick Monahan, Ivan Brackenbury, El Baldiniho, Tom Binns and Vince Atta
- Main Stage: The Specials, James, Lawson, IndianaNB, Roots Manuva, Amber Run, To Kill a King and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2015, Suspect Alibi (with special guest Josh Wheatley)
- Confetti Stage: Bananarama, The Twang, Ferocious Dog, Iris Gold, Keto, The Swiines and Georgie
- Acoustic Rooms Stage: Hhymm, Joy Mumford, Eyre Llew, Pierce Brothers, Jamie Lawson, Martin Luke Brown, Daudi Matsiko, Molly and Jack, RJMarks and Cedric Peters
- Comedy Stage: Andy Robinson (Compère), Jollyboat, Ian D Montford, Ellie Taylor, Christian Reilly and John Robertson
2014's festival was held on Saturday, 19 July. It was from 2014 that the festival became sponsored by Nottingham's very own Confetti instead of Jägermeister. The festival was headlined by singer-songwriter and BRIT Award winner, Tom Odell and rock band, Happy Mondays.
- Main Stage: Tom Odell, Happy Mondays, Scouting For Girls, Foxes, Saint Raymond, The Beat (British band), Ron Pope and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2014, Joy Mumford
- Confetti Stage: The Boomtown Rats, Reverend & The Makers, The Rifles (band), A Plastic Rose, Amber Run, Uncle Frank and Keto
- Acoustic Rooms Stage: Noah, Billy Lockett, Bud, Bitter Stings, Gallery 47, Fields, Ryan Thomas, Frankie Rudolf and George Holroyd
- Comedy Stage: Brendan Riley (Compère), Nick Page, Gerry K, Steve Royle, Patrick Monahan and The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue
- Main Stage: Jake Bugg, Squeeze, KT Tunstall, Dog Is Dead, Nina Nesbitt, Jack Savoretti, Indiana and NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2013, The Gorgeous Chans 
- Jägermeister Stage: Maxïmo Park, Peter Hook & The Light, Kagoule, Park Bench Society, Rob Green, Saint Raymond and Ferocious Dog
- NCN Courtyard Stage: Ryan Keen, Harleighblu, Joel Baker, Gavin James, Injured Birds, Georgie Rose, Ryan Thomas and OneGirlOneBoy
- Comedy Stage: Craig Murray, Andrew Bird, Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue, Martin Mor, Andy Robinson and Mickey D
- Main Stage: Dizzee Rascal, Razorlight, Katy B, Hard-Fi, Bjorn Again, Jake Bugg, NUSIC's Future Sound of Nottingham Winner 2012, The Afterdark Movement 
- Jägermeister Stage: Levellers, Ronika, The Lightning Seeds, To Kill a King, Vadoinmessico, Kappa Gamma, The Barnum Meserve, Sinners Highway
- Leftlion Courtyard Stage: Josh Keogh, Opie Dieno, Indiana, Saint Raymond, Rob Green, Nina Smith, Ryan Keen, Miss 600, Natalie Duncan
- Comedy Stage: Vince Atta, The Raymond & Mr Timkins Revue, Anil Desai, Nick Beaton, Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Dave Twentyman (compère)
- Main Stage: Scissor Sisters, Blondie, Eliza Doolittle, Cast, Justin Currie, Sam Duckworth
- Secondary Stage: Feeder, The Bluetones, Dog Is Dead, The Virginmarys, Romance, Swimming, Royal Gala, Harleighblu
- LeftLion Courtyard Stage: Scott Matthews, The Petebox, Cecille Grey, Luke Bingham, Allie Moss, Gallery 47, Jake Bugg
- Comedy Stage: Nick Page (compère), Andy White, Wes Zaharuk, Roger Monkhouse, Patrick Monahan, Dan Evens
- Main Stage: Pet Shop Boys, Calvin Harris, Noisettes, Athlete, OK Go, The Leisure Society, Ronika
- Right field Stage: Shed Seven, Terrorvision, Fyfe Dangerfield, Celine and Nite Wreckage, Dog is Dead, Frontiers, Fists, The Wax Dramatic.
- Small World Stage: Talvin Singh, Rango, Jaipur Kawa Brass Band, T and Latouche, Asere, Bayou Seco, Hhymn, I Only Date Models.
- LeftLion Courtyard Stage: James Walsh, Marcus Foster, Pete Lawrie, Nadine Shah, Nina Smith, Liam Bailey, Jay Thomas
- Artists performing: Madness, The Pogues, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Imelda May, The Rifles, Kid British, Dog Is Dead
- Artists performing on Saturday, the 19th: Kate Nash, The Charlatans, Ocean Colour Scene, Tom Baxter, Lightspeed Champion, The Recovery
- Artists performing on Sunday, the 20th: Paolo Nutini, Rufus Wainwright, The Lemonheads, Duke Special, Sam Beeton, Liam Gerner, House of Brothers
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