Set in the rolling landscape of Laverstoke Park Farm, the unmissable family festival was bigger and better than ever for 2018.
Friday:Who’s Molly, Bjorn Again,Go West,The Proclaimers, Rak-Su, Boogie Storm, Texas, Paloma Faith,
Saturday: Billington & Quinn, Reef, Miles Kane, Alfie Boe and Michael Ball, Razorlight, Richard Ashcroft, Sunset Session (Alison Limerick and a Sister Bliss DJ set), Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra (feat Marc Almond)
Sunday: The Lionels, The D-Day Darlings, James Bay, The Feeling, Status Quo, CarFest Supergroup, Clean Bandit, Lord of the Dance
Ricky Wilson (Kaiser Chiefs) put together the Supergroup band staring The Feeling, Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet), Sophie Ellis Bextor and Beverly Knight.
Cars – Supercars, historic F1, CarTopia (the future of cars with driverless cars, LED cars, Formula E, Hoverboard racing and more), Octoberfest with German vintage cars, car bungee and more. Plus – The Gravity Games – soapbox carting.
There was a brand-new track this year designed by Jody Scheckter and F1 legend Ross Brawn, featuring a series of corners replicating iconic race tracks from around the world, including the swimming pool complex at Monaco.
Food – There were more chefs this year and the line-up included – James Martin, Tom Kerridge, Nadiya Hussain, Candice Brown, Atul Kochhar, Joe Wicks, Frances Quinn and Angellica Bell (Celebrity Masterchef). There was also a Top of the Pop-ups, Britain’s Best tent and Vintage Tea tent.
Other entertainment – the first every Drone Quidditch, Horrible Histories World (travel back in time to a medieval world, with the stars from the TV Show plus archery, jousting, falconry and more), a world of Christmas – be the first to try some of the newest toys, Party Sunday (with world record attempts, fancy dress and the fantastic Car-Nival Parade which has a superheroes theme) and Carters Steam Fair.
Since CarFest started in 2012, it has raised almost £13.6 million for BBC Children in Need.