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Supernormal expand their programme

This year's Supernormal festival will happen from 5–7 August. Line-up includes Heather Leigh, Maria Chavez, Sophie Cooper & Delphine Dora, and others

Supernormal has made its first programme announcement for this year’s festival, which takes place from 5–7 August at its usual Braziers Park spot in Oxfordshire. Artists so far confirmed include The Ex, Aşiq Nargile, Bridget Hayden & Claire Potter, Heather Leigh, Maria Chavez, Sophie Cooper & Delphine Dora, Vibracathedral Orchestra, and many more. The festival’s remit has expanded to include new attractions such as the Music Collaborations series, the first of which will feature Helm and Valentine Magaletti performing together. Following on from The Pink Shed project (2013–15), the festival are also commissioning artists to “transform the common garden shed into intriguing enclaves, micro museums, curious shelters, provocative installations or miniature venues.”

Other new events include the Art and Music Residency for those festival alumni invited back to create a site-responsive piece. And the City Partners Programme will see the festival travel to various cities around the UK in 2016–17.

Supernormal runs from 5–7 August. Anyone under 13 can attend for free. Tickets are on sale via their website.