A much-loved music festival has announced its initial line up for 2022.

Henley Festival is celebrating 40 years, and have some huge names booked for this year’s event.

The Script, Tom Jones and Craig David are all amongst the first release of headliners for the event, which runs from Wednesday, July 6 until Sunday, July 10.

Dance music icon Pete Tong has also been announced, alongside comedians such as Jo Brand and Milton Jones.

There will also be a raft of pop-up bars and restaurants, fine art, photography, and sculpture on display from some of the UK’s most talented artists, and taking over the Festival site on Sunday, there will be a whole host of wonderful activities and performances for children of all ages and stages.

This year’s Festival will close with a special 40th Anniversary Concert on Sunday evening, featuring an exclusive line-up of special guests to be announced.

Reading Chronicle:

Each evening at Henley Festival is brought to a close with a spectacular firework display designed by the team behind some of the UK’s biggest firework shows in the last decade including The Mayor of London New Year’s Eve celebrations, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, and the England 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Floating Stage: Tom Jones, Craig David, The Script, Boney M, Pete Tong

Spiegel Jazz Tent: Kevin Davy, Brother Strut, Rosie Frater-Taylor, Natty Congeroo & the Flames of Rhythm, Emily Capell, Flashmob Jazz, Jay Phelps, Gracie & The G-Spots, Hugh Turner Quartet, The Jazz Defenders

World and Folk in the Bedouin Tent: Adam Isaac, Bikini Beach Band, Gina Larner, Showhawk Duo, Tom Webber, The Cinelli Brothers, Jai Amore, Cahoots, Kat Eaton, The Fifty Nines

The Comedy Club: Jo Brand, Andy Parsons, Milton Jones, Russell Kane, Tom Houghton, Ivo Graham, Jonny Awsum, Maisie Adam, Lauren Pattison, Geoff Norcott, Alice Fraser, Aaron Simmonds


For all ticket information visit the festival website here: www.henley-festival.co.uk