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Maui Waui is a 3 day international festival of music, performance and arts.
The Maui Waui Festival of Music and Performing Arts returns to its new location at Hill Farm, near Dereham, Norfolk on the 23rd to the 25th August 2024 and is celebrating 11 glorious years of bringing amazing music and performing arts to the East Anglian countryside.
The festival has 6 stages and opens on the Thursday night so provides 4 nights and 3 days of entertainment with over 100 bands and acts performing this year. In 2023 the line up included: Tankus The Henge, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Dub Pistols, Slamboree, Afriquoi, Town of Cats and Mista Trick.
2023 also saw the Pirate Ship Mk II – a wooden replica of a pirate ship complete with smoke-firing canons, sails and pyrotechnics that will make the DJ area go with a bang also within the Electronic Dance area is ‘The Outer Limits’, a collection of space-themed sound systems with world class DJ’s. This immersive dance area will be filled with detailed décor, incl. a stainless steel life-size UFO as the DJ Stage.
On Sunday, one of the stages has an Americana Theme hosting some of the countries leading performers of Country, Blues, Bluegrass and American Folk music.
Some of the arenas at the festival include:
Main Stage (in the Big Top) – Electro Swing, Folk, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Rock and more
Jeremiah Marques Stage Eclectic music from around the globe, demonstrations, enlightening talks,
comedy, folk music and dance and host to the special Americana Day on Sunday 27 th Aug.
‘The Outer Limits’ – Space-themed DJ dance tent (Electro, Techno, Trance) with amazing interior.
Maui’s Robot (with articulated flame-throwing arms) – for the Section 63 outdoor DJ area
Flavour Parlour Stage (from Glastonbury) – showcasing some of the best live music in the UK
Foolhardy Circus Tent – with all weekend shows for kids and big kids!
Kat’s Kids Area – all weekend supervised activities for creative play
The Living Art Show – talented body artists and their models, culminating with a not-to-be-missed body art parade on the main stage on Saturday.
The festival has a kids area with a full weekend of free activities throughout the event, including wacky racing, craft sessions, bouncy castles, bubble craft, storytelling and lots more, with full supervision within the special children’s area. The festival has a special family camping area and also quiet camping available.