• “In the warm blur of the summer festival season, this hardy celebration of music marginalised by the western pop machine still manages to stand out” The Times 4*
  • “An impressively broad lineup.” The Guardian 4*
  • “Annual unearthing of global gems that sets WOMAD apart.” Daily Telegraph 4*
  • “Unforgettable moments and superb musical discoveries.” The Evening Standard 4*

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We’re recruiting volunteers for WOMAD 2017!

Be part of the team! Come and volunteer with WOMAD at Charlton Park and help to be a part of the greatest festival on earth. WOMAD 2017 takes place 27th – 30th July at Charlton Park near Malmesbury. We’re looking for responsible people over 18. In return for the work that you put in, you get … Continue reading We’re recruiting volunteers for WOMAD 2017!

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We’re looking for Human Books for WOMAD 2017!

WOMAD’s Human Books are a whole shelf of people waiting for you to check them out of the library to “read” for 30 minutes …. a huge variety of interesting and extraordinary people that you would never normally meet in your everyday life. Our Human Books hope to intrigue, interest and inspire. They include; those … Continue reading We’re looking for Human Books for WOMAD 2017!

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Benjamin Zephaniah, Emir Kusturica and Squarepusher side project Shobaleader One amongst first artists for WOMAD 2017

The world’s festival WOMAD is back for its thirty-fifth year as a vibrant, joyful and timely reminder that in a world where division and isolation are increasingly prominent, music can still bring people together from all around the globe. As well as musicians from every imaginable background WOMAD will play host to its usual dizzying … Continue reading Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Benjamin Zephaniah, Emir Kusturica and Squarepusher side project Shobaleader One amongst first artists for WOMAD 2017

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