Lily Allen has been added to this year’s Port Eliot festival.
Her appearance - both in conversation with writer Sophie Heawood and with a DJ set - is a return to her roots for Lily, who revealed in the past she was conceived at the festival’s predecessor, the Elephant Fayre.
“‘My mum and dad told me I was conceived there,” she said. “So I feel like I have a connection to the land! I’m really looking forward to the food. It’s literally impossible to eat badly there.”
Lily released the Mercury-nominated ‘No Shame’, her fourth studio album, in June last year, followed by memoir My Thoughts Exactly in September.
Music over the weekend - 25th - 28th July - will come from acts including Charlotte Church’s Pop Dungeon, Aldous Harding, The Orielles and Pip Blom, while comedians Shappi Khorsandi, Katy Brand and Robin Ince will appear, as well as photographer Martin Parr, journalist and broadcaster Emily Maitlis, and fashion designer Zandra Rhodes.
Port Eliot takes place at St Germans in Cornwall.
Tickets are on sale now.
More like this
It’s the lead single from Oscar’s upcoming sophomore album, ‘HTTP404’.
The singer brought a ‘No Shame’-heavy set to the Roundhouse.
DIY is free - pick up a copy in our usual, beloved UK stockists or read for free online.
The new mag, celebrating the great and good of 2018, is out this Friday (9th November)!