Godiva Festival 2022: when is Coventry music festival, how to get tickets, and lineup including Bananarama

Tom Grennan, Katy B and Libertines are among the other headline acts announced.

One of the hottest music festivals in the West Midlands is set to return this year in the neighbouring city of Coventry.

The first wave of acts and early bird ticket information has been released by festival organisers, and it looks set to be bigger than ever.

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Here’s what we know so far about the festival, including who has been announced so far and how to get your hands on tickets.

When is Godiva Festival 2022?

The festival takes place once again at Coventry’s War Memorial Park.

The three day festival will see acts performing in the park from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 September 2022.

Which acts have been announced?

The first wave of acts performing at this year’s Godiva Festival have been announced, including headliners for all three of the days.

One of the original Indie alternative rock bands The Libertines will top the bill on Friday 2 September, with singer-songwriter Tom Grennan headlining on 3 September.

Away from the Main Stage on the Saturday, the second stage will see the return of Reflection presents Daylight Robbery.

Reflection, who put on the immensely popular ‘House is a Feeling’ show last year, will be putting on a show celebrating Coventry’s dance and drum and bass heritage.

That show will be headlined by a bass heavy performance from Australian dance superstar LUUDE.

LUUDE will be joined by Coventry Icon Jeff ‘Man’ Parris and Drum and Bass star Georgie Riot.

On Sunday, Bananarama will be performing their catalogue of pop mega hits when they headline the Main Stage.

They’ll be joined by award winning rock band The Feeling in addition to Craig Charles who’ll be bringing some soulful groove to the festival with his Funk and Soul Club.

With plenty of acts still to be announced, festival organisers are encouraging people to keep an eye on their website for further announcements.

The lineup poster for Godiva Festival 2022 (Credit: Godiva Festival)

How can I get tickets?

Along with the first lineup announcement, information about how to get tickets for Godiva Festival 2022 was also announced.

Early Bird tickets are available to buy from the official festival website and have been since 7am on Wednesday, 27 April.

The initial early bird period will end on 30 June.

Day tickets bought in this period can be bought for as little as £4 and a weekend pass for £15.

Concession weekend tickets are on sale for just £10, whilst a family ticket (two adults and three children) for the full weekend costs £9.

People are being encouraged to get their early bird tickets to save money and to avoid disappointment.

How do I get to the festival?

Train

The festival is located in Coventry, which of course has excellent rail links to Birmingham.

Trains from Birmingham New Street to Coventry Station run on a regular basis, and the station is a 20 minute walk from the station or a 10 minute bus journey.

Bus

If arriving at the festival by bus only, National Express Coventry provides frequent bus services to the War Memorial Park.

The 9, 9A, 18A and 12X serve the Park from Coventry city centre, Tile Hill and Warwick University.

The 539 from Kenilworth and the 580 from Rugby also stop near the Park.

Stagecoach X18 stops at the War Memorial Park, travelling between Stratford, Leamington, Warwick and Coventry centre.

Parking

If driving down from Birmingham, there is car parking available onsite each day. The Car park post code is CV3 6GF.

Car parking can be bought online in advance to guarantee parking is available.

What is the address of the festival?

Godiva Festival 2022 will take place at War Memorial Park, Kenilworth Rd, Coventry CV3 6PT