Sat July 8th 2017 - Buttfield, Bingham - Gates open 11:45am

Main Stage Line Up


THE ABBA TRIBUTE SHOW: Starring Waterloo

This 5-Star spectacular boasts four of the world’s top ABBA tribute artists, all brought together to create a truly authentic sound. Featuring a superb fully live backing band, this brand new production has recently completed its first full year touring UK theatre and is being received fantastically by critics and fans alike! With authentic costumes, a stunning light show and dazzling choreography, this show is a must see for all ABBA fans, young and old – you will not be disappointed!


The Moderators

Covering huge floor-filling anthems from the Mod & Ska world with one mission ... making sure the public gets what the public wants!

James Franklyn Band

James first made his debut on the Liverpool empire at the tender age of 12, supporting the legendary everly brothers. James then went on to front bands up and down the country performing alongside the merseybeats, Tony Christie and Edwin Starr.

Engine Room

The engine room are a local 5 piece Rock and Blues guitar band fronted by Bingham’s Jim Cooper. The group of friends brought together through their joint association with Bottesfords virtuoso lead guitarist Matt Vero play an unforgettable range of classic guitar anthems.

Lady Rose

Soulful Guitar and Ukulele duo bringing you a wonderful mix of popular covers and original music. They take on various genres from blues to indie to Reggae and beyond to create a unique sound for every track. Not to be missed!

Black Shiver

A two/sometimes three piece alternative rock band from Nottingham with riffs, drums and vocals to rock off even the tightest of socks.

'Exciting and promising' - Dean Jackson, BBC Introducing

Rex Gooding - Headline Sponsor

We are delighted to announce that local estate agents, Rex Gooding, will be this year's headline sponsor of Bingham BFest 2017. Working with a company such as Rex Gooding whose foundations and commitment to the local community goes back decades will ensure we have an event to be proud of.

Daniel Gooding, Residential Partner, comments "Being part of the community is fundamental when you not only earn your living from it but you and your family have lived there for over three generations. It was therefore an easy decision for Rex Gooding Estate Agents to sponsor this year's festival." Daniel adds "It's also a testament to how well organised and the popularity of the event last year, that we're able to add our support and ensure we help sustain its future."

Rex Gooding has two sales offices, one in West Bridgford, the other at 12 Market Place, Bingham. The Bingham team, headed by Daniel and locals, Lucy Furse and Tom Fisher, look forward to another hugely successful BFest.


Specsavers Bingham - Headline Sponsor

We are excited to announce that local opticians Specsavers Bingham will be a headline sponsor of Bingham BFest 2017.

Amit Rana, store director, comments "Despite opening only this year, we have already been overwhelmed by the support and commitment of the Bingham community. It’s hugely important to us that we give back to our local area, something which we hope to do by sponsoring BFest and ensuring that this year’s event goes down a storm. It’s vital that we prove our continued support to both our home and our customers."

The Bingham store opened on Eaton Place in February 2017, and is owned by some familiar faces from nearby Specsavers stores; directors Stephen Rogers, Simon Dunn and Amit Rana.



On the 8th July 2017 Bingham Town Sports Club will be holding “BFest”, the third edition of our music festival to be held at Butt Field. BFest is being organised by the volunteers of Butt Field Sports Committee who are responsible for the upkeep and development of the facilities at Butt Field, Bingham which are used by Bingham Town Youth & Senior Football Clubs and Bingham Town Cricket Club. The funds raised from BFest will go towards the upkeep of the Bingham Town Sports Club and improving the current facilities for the 400+ children and adults who use them. One of the key aims of the club is to provide a 3G pitch in the future and add facilities which will enhance the cricket pitch.

The event itself will be held at Butt Field, Bingham and will feature a mixture of bands from the East Midlands but with an emphasis on local music wherever possible. To give BFest an overwhelming finale the closing headline act will be THE ABBA TRIBUTE SHOW: Starring Waterloo, described as a 5-Star spectacular boasting four of the world’s top ABBA tribute artists, all brought together to create a truly authentic sound. If ABBA was the original “supergroup”, then Waterloo must be the original SuperTroup!

BFest will have two stages one acting as the main stage and the second featuring acoustic artists and local up-and-coming acts. The event will also feature other activities including, children’s funfair rides, food stalls and outside bars, face painting, etc.

Entry into BFest will be from 11:45am, with the first bands performing from 1pm and our headline act finishing by 10pm.

There will be no ticket sales on the door - tickets must be purchased in advance.


Acoustic Stage Line Up

Lia White

A talented young musician from Nottingham with a wonderful soulful voice - currently appearing in ITV's "The Voice" - one not to be missed!

Elliot (Skel) Sayers

Elliot played at the festival last year doing a range of covers, he usually plays in a rock band but on this occasion will be taking to the stage himself to perform for us all on 8th July.

The Secret Stripes

The Secret Stripes are an acoustic covers band from the Nottingham/Leicestershire border. With female and male main vocals and backing vocals/harmonies, Acoustic Guitar, Cajon drum and percussion, we produce a very full sound for an acoustic trio!


I started playing piano and singing at an early age. After being spotted in an Open Mic UK competition in 2012 I started writing my own songs. I released my debut pop album "Let It Out" in 2015. I am now working on my 2nd album influenced by artists such as Demi Lovato, Ellie Goulding and Delta Goodrem.

Tiegan Donovan

I perform a lot of different music but it's more indie pop; rock & jazz. I also write and perform my own songs. At BFest I'll be singing well known songs but with my own unique twist on them as well as my own material, so if you’re up for a surprise and something different please come and watch me perform.

Rebecca Swan

I'm a lyricist and singer, currently writing for 2 other singers as well as working on my own album with guitarist Matt Vero. My songs are described as rock/blues; atmospheric and sultry. My musical heroes and influences are Stevie Nicks, Led Zeppelin and Eryka Badu amongst others.

Dale Thomas

I am a singer who has lived in Bingham my whole life, and enjoyed many seasons playing for Bingham Town Football Club. I play a diverse range of covers from The Beatles to Chase and Status, as well as my own material. I have played gigs all around Nottinghamshire including 'Deerstock' and 'Stathern Festival'.

Richard Hardy

I have sung and performed in choirs, ensembles, bands and as a solo artist from an early age being born and raised in a musical family. I play covers and self-penned songs with an eclectic range of influences from Jazz, Blues, Rock, and RnB to Pop, Folk and Country.

American English

American English are an acoustic Covers duo from Nottinghamshire who perform classic songs from the likes of The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and KT Tunstall.



Terms and Conditions

Conditions of Sale

  • Tickets cannot be exchanged nor can money be refunded.
  • Valid tickets are only accepted at entry.
  • No entry will be allowed to persons without a valid ticket.
  • Tickets are exchanged for wristbands at the “door”. Each member of the audience must be wearing a valid wristband once inside the festival area.
  • Audiences consent to audio/visual recording of Bingham BFest for publicity purposes.
  • Please check your tickets as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
  • If the event is postponed prior to the event the promoter will refund the ticket.
  • We regret tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
  • In the event of Bingham BFest having to be cancelled during the festival (for any reason) the festival will deemed to have been held.
  • If the event is cancelled prior to the event all tickets must be retained and information will be provided through social media and local newspapers on how a full refund is claimed.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Tickets you purchase are for personal use and you must not re-sell or transfer (or seek to re-sell or transfer) your tickets.
  • Tickets cannot be transferred, exchanged, or refunded once purchased. Once purchased tickets are ‘non refundable’ .
  • You cannot add to your order of tickets once your transaction has been completed. To order more tickets you must complete a new ticket purchase process.

The Promoter (Bingham Town Sports Club) reserves the right to

  • Refuse entry to or remove any persons from the festival.
  • Make changes to the schedule due to unforeseen/unavoidable circumstances.
  • Cancel or abandon the festival for reasons beyond their control without notice and without liability to pay any person compensation or damage whatsoever.
  • Abandon the festival during the festival times due to unforeseen circumstances without liability to pay any person compensation or ticket refunds.

Festival safety rules to be followed at all times

  • Complete tickets valid only
  • Tickets will be exchanged for wristbands at the door of the festival.
  • People with broken wristbands will not be allowed re-entry to the event.
  • ID will be asked for if you look 25 or under at the door/bar.
  • If you can’t prove you are over 18 (when asked) you will be issued with an Under 18 wristband at the door.
  • No alcohol or soft drinks to be brought into Bingham BFest (bags may be checked).
  • No BBQs
  • No smoking inside the clubhouse or other enclosed areas.
  • No purchasing of alcohol to minors.
  • Unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated.
  • Security reserve the right to refuse entry and remove persons.
  • Bingham BFest operates a zero tolerance policy to drugs.
  • No dogs will be allowed on the Festival site unless they are guide dogs.

Other Festival info to be aware of

  • Bingham BFest cannot be responsible for swear words used by band members on stage.
  • Strobe and flashing lights will be used during the festival.
  • Loud music damages ears, don’t stand directly in front of the speakers.
  • Toilets are provided at the event.
  • Ticket holders consent to filming and sound recording as members of the audience.
  • Your wristband (exchanged for a complete ticket) allows you unlimited exit and entry throughout the day into the event.
  • Management cannot be held liable for any tickets/wristbands which are lost or stolen.
  • You are welcome to bring your own chairs & rugs but no gazebo’s or tables will be permitted on site.
  • Food and Entertainment Stands are situated in a secured fenced area behind the “clubhouse stage”.
  • Clearly marked at the front of the stage will be a “standing only “ area.
  • There will unfortunately be no parking at Butt Field during the event.