22 April 2024

StarFest at CarFest Sees Celebrities…Everywhere

Never spotted a celebrity before? Well, here’s your chance to be starstruck at StarFest at cinch presents CarFest!

Forget the red carpet—this extraordinary event trades glitz and glamour for the charm of open fields for an unforgettable weekend on 25th-27th August at Laverstoke Park Farm, Hampshire.

The StarFest Stage

Prepare to be starstruck at The StarFest Stage, where it welcomes a constellation of the country’s most celebrated names from the worlds of TV, film, music, sport and comedy.

Guests can witness the likes of Anton Du Beke, Ben Miller, Joel Dommett, Lee Mack, Eddie Izzard, Rob Brydon, Russell Brand, and Richard Hammond taking to the stage. From hilarious and heart-rending anecdotes to unveiling the inside scoop, these iconic personalities will surely captivate visitors across the weekend!

The Authors’ Stage

The Authors’ Stage, hosted by Rachel Horne & Bryony Gordon, will showcase literary brilliance and offer a platform for authors to share their works. This year’s lineup boasts an impressive array of authors.

CarFest South 2021

Carrie and David Grant will take to the stage devling into the challenges and discoveries taken from their latest book, A Very Modern Family. Esteemed British ESA astronaut Tim Peake will captivate audiences with previously unheard tales from the final frontier. And none other than Craig David will be discussing his book What’s Your Vibe?, a powerful narrative of resilience, self-love and reinvention.

Other fantastic authors taking the stage include Anita Rani, Adele Parks, James Nestor, Melanie Sykes, Rob Delaney, Scott Walker, and jetting in all the way from the US, one of Men’s Fitness Magazine’s “25 Fittest Men in the World”, Rich Roll.

There will also be opportunities to mooch around the on-site Waterstones bookstore, where guests can not only purchase the featured works, but also have them signed by the authors themselves!

This is a wonderful opportunity for visitors to engage in thought-provoking discussions, and to have their burning questions answered.

The Showcase Stage & Club CarFest

A brand new addition to 2023, The Showcase Stage will shine the spotlight on emerging artists across the performing arts.

Electrified by bp pulse, festival-goers can unlock their inner star with a host of dance and theatre sessions and get involved with energetic performances by the industry’s talent, such as Funkin’ Souled Out, Bloco Fogo, Knickerbocker Glory, Shrewton Silver Band and Studio S.

Making a comeback this year will be Outta Puff Daddys and their inspirational message behind the power of dance.

In the evenings, The Showcase Stage transforms to Club CarFest electrified by bp pulse, where festival-goers can get raving to exceptional DJ sets by Max Tyler, Pelpy, the Mac Twins DJ Set, and many more, plus a Sunday takeover by Guilty Pleasures!

Lifestyle Plaza & The Stage Door Bar

Explore the latest trends at the vibrant Lifestyle Plaza, where guests can take a gander through a curated selection of beauty, fashion and lifestyle products.

For a hands-on experience, the Music Workshop offers the Instrument Petting Zoo, where budding rockstars can unleash their inner talent.

Visitors can take a trip to the Stage Door Bar, a haven dedicated to the stars of Broadway and The West End. Raise a glass of fizz and bask in the ambience as you soak in the sparkling atmosphere of StarFest.

Written by
Andy Munns
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Written by Andy Munns