WOMAD20 - The World's Festival

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New Plymouth

Fri 17th - Sun 19 Mar 2023

Brooklands Park
Brooklands Park Drive
Brooklands
New Plymouth


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TSB Bowl of Brooklands Brooklands Park Drive
Brooklands
New Plymouth
New Zealand

WOMAD really is a family friendly event, awesome!
WOMAD really is a family friendly event, awesome!

WOMAD New Zealand is back in 2023 for three epic days of Music, Arts & Dance!

After a two-year hiatus, WOMAD, the iconic festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2023 and it's putting out the red carpet to welcome motorhomers to the three-day festival, held at the stunning TSB Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Park, New Plymouth, Taranaki.

To be held at New Plymouth's Brooklands Park, the culturally diverse event is promoted as 'your worldly fix without leaving the country - the ultimate culmination of sounds, scenery and good vibes'.

Eight stages will feature an electric and cross-cultural line-up with talented musicians, artists, and inspiring speakers. International performers rocking the stages will include: ADG7 from Korea; San Salvador from France; Cimafunk from Cuba; Bab L'Bluz from Morocco; Constantinople from Canada; Sampa the Great from Zambia; the Langan Band from Scotland and many more.

While homegrown acts include: Fly My Pretties, Deva Mahal, the Avantdale Bowling Club, and more.

Another feature of the programme is WOMAD'S World of Words, a series of spoken sessions featuring novelists, poets, critical thinkers, entrepreneurs and more from around Aotearoa. Speakers include Dick Frizzell and weather guru Lisa Murray.

Certified Self Contained Motorcaravan Parking

With the camping area so close to the main action, motorhomers will be able to make sure they are at the right place at the right time when it comes to catching their favourite performers.

To make your festival camping experience a great one, and to keep everyone safe, please follow the following rules:

  • You must purchase a Festival + Camping Combo ticket in order to camp.
  • Campers must be 18+ years OR with a parent/caregiver in order to camp.
  • The campsite is open from 9am Friday to 10am Monday.
  • Sites are assigned in order of arrival. There are NO SAVING SPOTS.
  • Groups wishing to camp next to each other must arrive at the same time. You should plan on meeting up prior to driving into the camp entrance. Arrive together to camp together.
  • In order to accommodate all campers, you must camp where assigned. 
  • Noise curfew starts at 1.00am.
  • No vehicles may exit once they are inside the campsite.
  • All campers are expected to behave in a courteous manner to other campers.
  • No pets allowed.
  • No tents in the motorhome camp, all tents must go in the General, Family or Accessibility areas.
  • There is a specific entrance gate for the motorhome parking. Please ensure you check in at GATE B - Coronation Ave, Racecourse Outer Oval.

 

Alan Rogers
Alan Rogers