A Hampshire festival has unveiled its unique video trailing this year’s upcoming extravaganza.

Whilst many festivals choose a single theme to base each event around, Boomtown near Winchester says it goes that bit further with its ever evolving chapters in the ongoing Chronicles.

Over the years, the story has covered corrupt elections, alien technology, time travel, Western style showdowns and most recently, the 2016 revolution which spread across the entire event in a feat of theatrical ambition not before seen at a UK festival.

Last year the festival hit headlines after a huge fire destroyed 80 cars parked on the site during the event.

The eagerly awaited release of Chapter 9: ‘Behind the Mask’ has just been unleashed in a high octane, fully theatrical trailer. The mini film recaps the successes of the ‘revolution’ and fills in the gaps of what has happened within the walls of Boomtown since Chapter 8 came to its conclusion.

Last year saw circus ‘battles’ in Barrio Loco, a pirate showdown in Oldtown and revolutionary takeovers at main stages; The Town Centre, Sector 6 and Bang Hai Palace throughout the four day festival at Matterley Estate between August 10 and 13.

Giving a glimpse into what's in store this year, the video introduces new characters and re-visits old faces to set up the theatrical direction for Chapter 9.

“The aim of the storyline is to hold a mirror up to a world that should be questioned, where every individual has the power to make a change and their voices heard.

"Using theatre, storytelling and set design to encourage exploration of ideas, we want to create a caring community where everyone can leave their worries at the city gates and enter a world of acceptance and diversity,” commented a festival spokesperson.

With the story theme out of the bag, next up will be Boomtown’s major headliners release on 8th February.