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Lindisfarne Festival, 2019, Northumberland, UK
August 29 - September 1
Ocean Colour Scene, Goldie, Pete Doherty and the Puta Madres, and Lidisfarne are amongst the acts performing at the Lindisfarne Festival 2019 held at Beal Farm, Northumberland from 29 August to 1 September.
Overlooking the majestic Holy Island, the Northumberland music festival showcases music, comedy and the creative arts. Building on from the success of last year’s event, this year will see comedy, firewalking, street art and street food, creative workshops, holistic therapies, yoga and meditation, and even a conspiracy corner.
With an anticipated 4,000 people attending, the festival will feature more than 200 acts on its 10 stages over the four days, as well as DJs spinning until until the not-so-early hours. Performers confirmed include: The Showhank Duo, Frank de Wulf, Ragga Twins, Louise Distrass, 3 Daft Monkeys, Tankus the Henge, Gentleman’s Dub Club and DJ Yoda.
The Lindisfarne Festival fancy dress theme for this year is Vi-Kings and Queens.
Free camping is included in the price of a ticket, but those looking for a little pampering, can choose from glamping options, such as yurts, squrts and bell tents, provided by Hexham-based Cloudhouses.
The fifth Lindisfarne Festival, organisers believe that the their dedicated team of volunteers will help provide a unique and special event in what they claim is an independent and affordable unique “boutique festival experience”. The festival is funded by crowdfunding.
Funds will be raised for Crisis, the UK homelessness charity, at the event via the Musicians Against Homelessness initiative, or MAH.
The festival is an 18-plus only event. Details of the festivals’ ethical policy can be found here.
Travel Begins at 40 has an extensive list of music festivals in the UK and overseas from the Notting Hill Carnival (August) to the Isle of Wight Festival (June), and the Tenby Blues Festival (November) to the EFG London Jazz Festival (November) and even the Whitby Folk Week (August).
Tickets for Lindisfarne Festival 2019
Tickets range from £62.50 to £105, depending on whether you get a one-day or full festival pass and can be bought here.
Lindisfarne Festival Glamping
The ticket price includes free camping. However if you want to buy a glamping package from £170, or book a room in a local hotel or B&B, click here.
Lindisfarne Festival 2019 Line Up
For a full line up of the 200 plus bands and acts performing at the festival, click here.
Getting to the Lindisfarne Festival 2019
To encourage people to use public transport, the organisers have laid on a free bus service from Berwick Station. Simply email [email protected] to reserve your seat. Details of how to get there by road, can be found here.
If you need a free pass for a carer, information on how to apply, can be found here.
Cover photo, c. James Hughes.
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