ROCK star-turned farmer Alex James once again throws open the gates of his farm at Kingham this weekend for the third Big Feastival.

Hosted in conjunction with TV chef Jamie Oliver, the event, from Friday to Sunday, combines music with a host of food-related activities.

Among the musicians appearing are DJ Fatboy slim, Kelis, Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, Stornoway and De La Soul.

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Laura Mvula

Chefs showing off their skills over the weekend include Emily Watkins of the Kingham Plough, Mark Hix, Levi Roots, Gennaro Contaldo, Rachel Khoo and Bruno Loubet.

The festival venue is a stone’s throw from Kingham railway station, off the B4450, and there will be signposted access routes for all traffic.

  • For full details and to book tickets, see or call 0844 995 9673. Discounted tickets for residents of the OX7 postcode area are on sale until midnight tonight.