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UNFEST 2022


UNFEST is a free independent music and arts festival held annually in Tunbridge Wells since 1993.

Running from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June 2022 at: Tunbridge Wells Forum, The Sussex Arms (Local and Live), The Royal Oak, The George, Sugar Bush Records and The Fonthill Tap Room. www.twforum.co.uk

The Forum Free entry
Under 16s must be accompanied with adult
Food and Drink: Fine Grind and Rascals Pizza

Friday 3 June, 1pm

Main Stage:

Music from regional artists including Kung Fu Slipper, Bombay Monkey, Code Marla, Kay Hazelden and Common Buzzards

Garden Stage:

Tunbridge Wells Pride presents: Kings and Queens

Tunbridge Wells Pride

Veranda Stage:

Applause Rural Touring Company presents: The Bell Orchestra

Bell Orchestra is an interactive musical game for families, that invites audiences of all ages to come together to play beautiful melodies on a set of giant chimes.

The Bell Orchestra

Saturday 4 June, 1pm

Main Stage:

Eclectic mix of music from regional artists including Zap Euphoria, Red Coast, Tor, Alex Metcalfe, Helio, Claire Pitt Wigmore and Night Without Sleep

Garden Stage:

Word Up presents poetry and spoken word

Word Up

Veranda Stage:

Applause Rural Touring Company presents: Strong Enough

Feats of strength, circus tricks, acro-dance and comedy weave together to deliver an uplifting, empowering and moving message: we are strong enough.

Strong enough

Sunday 5 June, 1pm

Main Hall and Garden Stage

Music from regional artists including DJs - Bangers and Trash, acoustic acts, and performances from under 18's open mic.

Under 18s, Peppy Poetry, Acoustic Garden performances

Main Hall and Garden Stage


The Sussex Mews: Local and Live presents

Thursday 2 June

  • 2pm Gronk
  • 3pm Ryan Weeks
  • 4pm Abi Orfila
  • 5pm Hannah Richards
  • 6pm Alex Beharrell
  • 7pm Charlie Rivers

Friday 3 June

  • 3pm David Mumford
  • 4pm Jez Harley
  • 5pm Summit of the big low
  • 6pm Steve Hewitt
  • 7pm Rob Picazo
  • 8pm Harry Whitty

Saturday 4 June

  • 3pm Ian Knapp
  • 4pm Caroline
  • 5pm Sean de Burca
  • 6pm The Ackerleys
  • 7pm Steffan James
  • 8pm Two Weeks and / or The Varlies

Sunday 5 June

  • 2pm Alana Hazzard
  • 3pm Olivia rose
  • 4pm Isabella Coulstock
  • 5pm Coney Island maybe
  • 6pm The River Flows

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