Building on the success of the REME 75th Anniversary celebrations,
REME (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) proudly presents
A wide variety of local and national bands will be playing everything from pop and dance to hard rock with the odd choir thrown in. We've got household names and people you'll never have heard of all on one stage, managed by our partners CSE; world-renowned for delivering high quality entertainment to the Armed Forces wherever they are serving.
Confirmed acts/bands are as follows:
A wide range of exciting food & drink providers will look after you - thanks to Langford Productions:
Hog Roasts, Baguettes, Noodles/Chinese, Slush Puppies, Pasty's & Game Pies, Fish & Chips, Gourmet Burgers, Safari Grill, Bratwurst Hut, Mexican hut, Doughnuts, Crepes, Ice Cream Vans, Prosecco Bar, Gin Bar, Aqua Water Tent, Quick-Flow Long Bar, Teas & Coffees, Pub-on-wheels, Castle Combe Brewery tent – all organised by Campus
Hopefully you'll agree - fine festival fodder!!!
If your ears are ringing and you fancy a break from the crowd surfing, then the fairground is also in town and on site; George Scarrott and his boys and girls will look after you. The REME museum is also running its Annual Fete with plenty of games for the kids and tours of the recently opened museum that we, as REME, are rightly proud of.
Limited on-site secure parking available at a charge for non-Lyneham Garrison Car Pass holders (non-military). One or two-night off-site camping available within 500m of the main entrance - Tents only; food stall, water and toilets provided.
In association with Combined Services Events (CSE)
Consisting of soldiers from 6 Battalion REME, Six-Ten are making a name for themselves in the Tidworth area playing crowd-pleasing rock anthems by the Foo-Fighters, Stereophonics and Green Day. They can be found playing the Armed Forces Day in Tidworth on 30th June so why not check them out there as well as here at CIVPOP2018.
41 Degrees Big Band
Hailing from the North Wiltshire area 41º Big Band perform across the South West and beyond. With a repertoire spanning Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller, through the Rat Pack and Weather Report, to the Killers and Oasis, this 18 piece big band are perfect for those early evening festival slots when sun is dropping and you're in the mood for something a little more refined to go with your G&T; it's precisely whey we hired 'em!
Six O'Clock Circus
Gary (lead guitar), John (guitar/vocals), Mick (guitar/vocals), Neil (drums/vocals) and Shane (bass) are Six O’clock Circus, a local covers band playing predominately Brit Pop and indie rock.
Formed out of The Shambles, a popular and successful Calne-based band, Six O’clock Circus provide a full and energetic to keep things moving throughout their performance.
Peter Andre is an English-born Australian singer, songwriter, businessman, presenter and television personality.
He gained popularity as a singer, best known for his successful singles "Mysterious Girl" and "Flava". He is also known for appearing on the third series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, and the thirteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing, in which he was partnered with Janette Manrara.
During his time on I'm A Celebrity, Andre developed an on-screen romantic relationship with fellow contestant Katie Price. Andre and Price got married two years after the show's finale; they had two children, and released the 2006 album A Whole New World together, before divorcing in 2009.
Let me be Your Fantasy reached #1 on the UK charts in November 1994. The success continued with Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime (I need your loving), (a 1995 cover of The Korgis classic), "So Pure" and "Take Me to Heaven", all included in the album Deliverance (1996). At the first MOBO Awards show in 1996 Baby D won in the category "Best Dance Act".
In the summer of 2008, the band performed at the UK dance music festival, Global GatheringThey continue to perform on the club and festival circuit.
This years opening act - MoD Lynehams very own Firing Blanks. This band have formed out of the Lyneham Live Music Club - a small club put together for any trainees and civilians at MoD Lyneham with a musical interest. The core of the band, Adam (vocals and bass guitar), Chris (rhythm guitar), Jay (drums), Mick (bass), JayJay (vocals), Nathan (lead guitar) & Matt (lead and rhythm guitar), have made a name for themselves playing in the Messes on camp, supporting military events such as the Corps Boxing Night, hammering out the tunes in local pubs and at large venues such as the REME tent at the Army v Navy rugby match in Twickenham as well as charity events in Cyprus. They also had the privilege of featuring onstage at REME75 in front of almost 10000 people. A high-energy covers band playing all the staples including White Stripes, Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Bon Jovi & Kings of Leon, Firing Blanks will certainly leave everything onstage and get the crowd in the mood for a music festival.
Using nothing but rubbish, these four hilarious and talented guys have created a fun and dynamic show overflowing with captivating percussion, superb 4-part a cappella singing, innovative musical creations, ridiculous comedy and unyielding energy. Join JunNk in an unpredictable world of music and laughter and watch an unforgettable live show that guarantees to get the whole family smiling and tapping their feet from start to finish!
Hailing from Burnley, the industrial centre of deepest darkest Lancashire, HALO, a hard-rocking 4-piece have been plying their trade on the rock and metal club scene for around ten years. They cover everything from Metallica, Machine Head and Killswitch Engage to Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath as well as having the odd original song thrown in. Chris, Rob, James & Den will be playing a slightly toned-down show at the organisers request but it'll still be one guaranteed to get you waving the devil horns and having a good old-fashioned headbang!!
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The REME Charity provides financial assistance to past and present members of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and their dependants. It also supports a wide variety of activities that enable service personnel to face the challenges and dangers associated with military service by developing and maintaining teamwork, skills, fitness, confidence, character, spirit and morale.
Julia’s House is not a typical children’s hospice.
We provide practical and emotional support for families caring for a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, providing frequent and regular support in their own homes, in the community or at our hospices.
In recognition of their service to the Nation, SSAFA works to ensure that the needs of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families are met in an appropriate and timely way.
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, exists to relieve need, suffering and distress amongst the Armed Forces, veterans and their families in order to support their independence and dignity.
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