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Featured Artists

Words

Kurt Jackson and John Sauven

Caught by the River

Artist and environmentalist Kurt Jackson talks about 'place', environment and landscape with special guest John Sauven, executive director of Greenpeace.

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Music

Archie Bronson Outfit

Caught by the River

Scratching beneath the surface of their garage-blues-psych-kraut sound, their new material explores hidden depths and pastoral horizons.

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Music

Andrew Weatherall

Caught by the River

The most consistently original DJ in the game. In fact the only thing predictable about Andrew is the utter brilliance of his sets at Port Eliot every year.

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Music

Stealing Sheep

Caught by the River

Evoking Julia Holter by way of 'Stop Making Sense' era Talking Heads, and the exuberant dub-post-punk of Explode Into Colours.

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Music

Awesome Tapes from Africa

Caught by the River

Showcasing the myriad sounds of the African continent. Expect South African synth-pop, Somalian disco and dance music from Mogadishu.

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Music

Matthew and Me

Caught by the River

Titanic yet ethereal, Matthew And Me create alternative pop like no other band.

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Words

Patrick Barkham

Caught by the River

Recounting a journey around the coast of Britain that weaves together local histories, personal stories and vivid natural history of our treasured coastline.

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Music

Jane Weaver

Caught by the River

Inspired by esoteric stories, cosmic imagery and refiltered past experiences. A musical alchemy of epic proportions.

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Words

Philip Marsden

Caught by the River

Exploring the spirit of Place on a journey westwards through Cornwall and one of the most myth-rich regions of Europe.

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About Port Eliot Festival

About the festival

The Port Eliot Festival is an annual celebration of words, music, imagination, ideas, nature, food, fashion, flowers, laughter, exploration and fun.

An incredible array of performers have appeared at Port Eliot since the festival started over a decade ago, all drawn together by the festival’s laid-back approach and inspirational atmosphere. They include the likes of Dominic West, Kate Winslet, Martin Parr, Anna Sui, Anita Pallenberg, Barbara Hulanicki, Ralph Steadman, Jarvis Cocker, Jacob Dylan, Suggs, Julian Cope, the Hemsleys, Beth Orton, Stephen Jones, Jack Stein, Nathan Outlaw, Angela Hartnett, Thomasina Miers, Suzy Menkes, Edmund de Waal, Sarah Waters, William Dalrymple, Hanif Kureishi, Hannah Rothschild and Gavin Turk.

Boutique camping

Yurtel

Enjoy a decadent weekend in one of Yurtel’s Luxury Yurts; from the vintage French linen headboards on the kingsize beds to the handcrafted ash furniture and fresh flowers, it’s the attention to detail and little touches that make this a magical and memorable experience.

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Hearthworks

Enjoy Port Eliot Festival in style with Hearthworks‘ traditional canvas camping in tipis and yurts. A range of sizes are on offer, to suit couples, families or large groups of friends.

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Tangerine Fields

Tangerine Fields‘ pre-erected tents are back at Port Eliot 2014 – so leave your camping gear at home and start the party early.

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Airstream Facilities

Airstream trailers provide the ultimate in rolling comfort and ‘70s retro chic. Why settle for anything but the best?

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