Tickets are now available to purchase for the new cycling festival concept, Velio, which will be taking place at Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire from 17-20 September 2021.
The festival will include five cycle routes for a range of levels and ages, from 3km to 100km, including the highlight of these rides, the ‘Velutopia’ which stretches across 14km of closed roads.
Alongside the five rides and the indoor cycling centre, attendees will be able to enjoy entertainment, music and comedy in a programme of international music artists, comedians and immersive moments across five stages.
Vocal group Sister Sledge will be performing at the festival alongside fellow headliners Everything Everything. Other acts scheduled to perform are Elder Island and The Futureheads and DJ sets from Friendly Fires and Norman Jay MBE. Comedian Jason Manford will also be present on the centre stage at Velio with a more comedians, including Marcus Brigstocke, Shappi Khorsandi and Lou Conran.
Furthermore, the wellness programme curated by Getahead also allows attendees to relax in the hot tubs, take part in a yoga class, go swimming or paddleboarding, or visit the Cuddle Club for some doggy themed therapy.
Communal feasting will also play a large role at the festival with The Great Village Feast. The award-winning restaurant Volta will be collaborating to produce the banquets at the festival where attendees can enjoy long table communal feasts championing the finest local produce.
Included in all tickets is standard camping for three days and three nights with access to toilets and showers. Motorhomes and campervans are also welcome at Velio as well as the option of pre-erected tents.
A luxury camping option is also available at the boutique village offers, where guests can choose a range of Bell, Lotus or Mahal tents which sleep two to eight people. All boutique tents feature memory foam mattresses, premium bedding, bedside lights and tables as standard, with optional upgrades of electricity, toiletries, mirrors, and towels available. Additionally, Boutique village campers will also have exclusive access to speciality food vendors and bars in the area, along with VIP toilets and showers. This is an optional extra and is not included in the original price of the three day ticket.
An onsite secure bike storage system is available at Velio, however, if you don’t have a bike or don’t want to bring your own, a bike rental service is available on site.
In addition to being the first immersive cycling festival, Velio is also considered to be a ‘Flexi Distanced’ festival. This means that the festival will take place either socially distanced or non-socially distanced, depending on the government guidelines at the time.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Velio.cc