Tickets are now on sale for Peter Gabriel's massive world music festival, WOMAD, which is to be held in Wiltshire in July.

The global festival, set up back in 1983, has for 17 out of its 25 years been based at the Rivermead site in Reading.

But at the end of last year festival organisers insisted that WOMAD's flagship festival had outgrown its Thames-side setting and would be moving to Charlton Park near Malmesbury Tickets for WOMAD Charlton Park are available on-line from the WOMAD website WOMAD Charlton Park 2007 > From February 1 a full Box Office will be set up to handle online, telephone and postal bookings.

If you book now, though, there are a few deals to be had.

The Early Bird Tickets, for instance, are offering Weekend tickets for 2007 at 2006 prices. They're available if you book your tickets before Wednesday 28th February, 2007.

Plus residents with an SN16 postcode (your billing address must be within the SN16 postcode area in order to qualify) are being offered a discount Weekend ticket price of £50.00. Two thousand tickets are available, on a 'first come, first served' basis, and there is a limit of six tickets per household.Charlton Park is a picturesque 280 acre park set within easy access of the motorway.

More than 20,00 festival goers are expected to descend on Charlton Park, this year, when the three day festival kicks off on Friday 27th July.

Organisers are promising music from 70 world-class artists from over 40 different countries plus Taste The World cookery sessions; late night dance, DJ's and grooves at Club WOMAD; a children's procession; a Global Village of over 250 international food, drink, arts, craft and merchandise stalls plus hundreds of flags, projections, visual art and temporary structures.