Handmade Festival will be returning to Leicester’s O2 Academy in 2018 for two days of the finest music, comedy, art, film, performance and photography, hand-picked and carefully curated. The festival will take place on 5th & 6th May 2018.

As such, Handmade Festival are very excited to announce the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme:

CIRCA WAVES

IDLES / LITTLE COMETS / DINOSAUR PILE UP

PROTOMARTYR / FUTURE OF THE LEFT

GRACE PETRIE / GET CAPE. WEAR CAPE. FLY / THE ORIELLES / DELTA SLEEP / HER’S / DREAM NAILS / PEANESS / SHE MAKES WAR / MAGIQUE / MELLOW GANG / RASCALTON / RATTLE / CROSA ROSA / EYRE LLEW / NATALIE EVANS

Plus many more acts performing across multiple stages to be announced. Weekend tickets are on sale now.

Tickets are being released in price tiers starting start at £40, going up a tier as each one sells out. The remaining tiers are as follows: £45, £50. Both the early-bird tickets which were being sold at £25 per ticket and the 2nd tier which were been sold at £35 have already sold out.