The Skarlettos who are headlining at Isfest, a music festival at Isfield this weekend. Picture: Dan Large.

Five bands in line-up at Isfield music festival this weekend

Five bands will be playing at a music festival in Isfield this weekend.

Headlining will be the local Ska band The Skarlettos, and supporting them will be Dethonator, Psycho Babble, Rack n Ruin, The Straw Dogs and other acts and artists.

The fourth Isfest is being organised by the Isfield and Little Horsted Bonfire Society to raise funds towards the annual fireworks celebration in the village and for local charities.


Dethonator coming to Isfest on Saturday.

All the bands are from Sussex and the music and entertainment will begin at 2.30pm and continue until midnight in a field behind The Laughing Fish pub and next to the Lavender Line steam railway.

There will be a barbecue and a pizza van, with food available from 2pm-9pm, and a bar open from 2pm-11.45pm.


PsychoBabble, also in the line-up.

The main festival bar will serve perennial Bonfire favourites of Harvey’s Best Bitter and Seacider, both on tap, along with other locally-produced ale and lager on draught and in cans.

White and red wine, pre-mixed Pimms, Isfest cocktails and a variety of soft drinks complete the liquid line up. Savoury snacks will also be available.


Straw Dogs, one of five bands taking to the stage at Isfest.

A kids activity tent will be open during the afternoon.

Free camping is available with Isfest ticket but must be booked in advance via the Parking is free on the site too.

Motorhomes are also welcome, for a £10 charge, but there’s no room for caravans this year.

Tickets are available in advance either in person from the bar at The Laughing Fish pub in Isfield, or online through the Isfest website.

They are £17 in advance for adults, or £20 on the day; £5 for children aged five to 17 in advance and on the day; Free for under 5s; £40 for a family of two adults and up to three children under 18, in advance and £50 on the day.

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