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Full line up for Connected Festival at Lydd Airport is revealed

The full and final line-up of acts set to perform at an all night rave taking place in a Kent airport has now been revealed.

The exciting announcement comes from the organisers behind Connected Festival, which will see revellers party away from dusk to dawn.

More than 100 drum and base acts will play at Lydd Airport, on Romney Marsh - which hosted legendary world dance raves in the 1990s - overnight on Saturday, October 5.

The party is heading to Lydd Airport in October. Picture by Pixabay (13341660)
The party is heading to Lydd Airport in October. Picture by Pixabay (13341660)

And organisers have now revealed the number of stages has been increased from four to five, with a tent for house music now being included.

The five stages will be: Connected Main Stage, Breakin Science Stage, Garage Nation Stage, #RCFF Stage and Connected Underground House Stage.

Acts set to perform include Andy C, Wilkinson, DJ Hazard, Kings of the Rollers, Problem Central, Heartless Crew and Micky Finn.

Problem Central, So Solid Crew, Shadow Demon Coalition, DJ Die and DJ Hype will also be there.

Uncle Dugs, a double award winning DJ and presenter of Rinse FM, will also perform.

A full list of the line-up is available here.

Connected Festival was first announced earlier this year, with the list of acts being unveiled in three stages.

More than 100 acts will play over five stages. Copyright: Lydd Airport
More than 100 acts will play over five stages. Copyright: Lydd Airport

It has been organised by Rohan Mulvaney, from Dymchurch, alongside Martin Hackney and James Tovey, who are aiming to bring together old and new sounds from the genre.

Mr Mulvaney revealed today that thousands of tickets for the overnight rave have already sold online. Around 10,000 people are expected to attend in total.

He also said they have been offered a massive outdoor cinema screen, which will play footage from previous raves at the airport thoughout the night.

He said: "There is a lot going on.

"Tickets are being sold - we're into the thousands now. We have locked the DJs down.

"We've also established a fifth tent; we're collaborating with Jessie James to bring a house tent to the festival.

"We've been offered an outdoor cinema to. So many people want to get involved and it's great. We've had nothing positiveitve feedback.

"It's really going to be great. Everywhere I go people are talking about it. The demographic is between 18 and 50+."

Lydd Airport, Lydd.
Lydd Airport, Lydd.

The team will set up one of the stages, #FCFF, in Lydd's new airport hanger, while the other dance marquees will be positioned around the grounds.

A host of food and drink stalls will also be on site.

The festival will not include a camp site, but ravers will be able to park at the site, or take advantage of coach shuttle services which will be set up from key locations, such as as Ashford International Station. Prices for this will start at £10.

There will also be VIP area - with VIP tickets also being offered.

The airport will not be operation during the festival, but the coastguard will remain operational for emergency purposes.

For more information and full line-up visit here, or www.connectedfestival.co.uk.

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