Samphire Festival 2016

Check out our 2017 project here:

We did it!

On 9th Feb 2016 we successfully raised £42,855 of £20,000 target with 336 supporters in 56 days

New stretch target




Check out our 2017 page and video of last year here:


OFFICIAL WEBSITE - snap the last few tickets and find out essential festival info!



We trundled through our 40,000 target last week to finish our Crowdfunder Campaign on a super little high!

We've said it before but we've been totally and utterly flabbergasted by everyone's support these last few weeks -it seems a long time ago we made that cheeky Crowdfunder record! THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH. 

We've started collecting your money now (eeek) most of it has already come through but a few of you might need a sneaky nudge from Crowdufunder if a cards failed, expired, lost etc. 

For those of you who want to buy a campervan pass or book boutique camping our website will be up and running shortly ( There will be resale tickets available too, keep your ears pealed eyes open etc! 


Samphire is an independent music and arts festival that will take place from the 8th to the 10th of July 2016. We are a family run festival, located in ancient Somerset woodlands with outstanding sea views, focused on getting back to basics and escaping the digital world. We are lining up over 30 live acts and DJs, across two main stages, taking you through folk, funk, house, techno, ska, reggae, afro, pop, indie, jazz & disco. To keep you going, we have sourced the best food, drink and arts the West Country has to offer. Line up announcements are coming very soon! 

  • Music and dancing  
  • An intimate party weekend
  • A little escape
  • A chance to reconnect with nature and your surroundings
  • Eclectic programme of exciting music, art and comedy
  • Something for all ages
  • Local craft beer, cider and honest food
  • Wholesome activities and workshops in association with Unplugged Weekend 
  • Eco friendly and responsible ethos


We need your support to make Samphire happen. With pledges from you and others, we get the funds to deliver a brilliant weekend, and you get to be a part of the family from the beginning. All our rewards are offers exclusive to Crowdfunder. They are limited in availability and won’t be around forever. 

If you are new to Crowdfunder, here’s how it works. If you pledge money to us, and if enough of you do the same within the time limit, we will reach our target of £20,000. Once we have reached our target your pledges will be debited from your account and the money sent to us. We then deliver Samphire Festival 2016 and you get your tickets at a discounted price. It is worth noting; in the unlikely event the festival is cancelled it is our duty to refund you your pledge, so you are basically in a risk free win-win!For equity investment and sponsorship opportunities please get in touch:



Flora Blathwayt is a music journalist and radio DJ. Passionate about music and a graduate from the London College of Communication, Flora lives in London and runs Little Black Decks, a music business showcasing the best festivals, DJs, record labels and underground music in the UK.

Josh Beauchamp is a music collector, DJ, engineer, chef and entrepreneur. Known to many as his pseudonym Oh My Josh, he regularly plays events the likes of Glastonbury Festival and residencies across the Alps. He has eclectic eventing experience and taste in life. 

Applications for bands, DJs and traders are now closed for Samphire 2016. We are still looking for artists to help with instalaltions so please get in touch:

Camping is included in your ticket, car parking passes (£10) and camper van passes (£25) will be available from our website once our Crowdfunder campaign has finished. Teenagers (under 20's) MUST be accompanied by an adult aged 26 or over throughout the duration of the festival. There is a maximum of 4 teenagers per adult 26 years or over.

Please see HERE for full terms and conditions of purchase.

We hope Samphire will feel like a community of family, friends and lovers. 

With kind permission of the Porlock Manor Estate.  

The Independent 

Somerset County Gazette 

West Somerset Free Press

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