Beat-Herder 2016

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2016
Ribble Valley, Sawley, Gisburn, Lancashire, BB7 4LF, England MAP
from £137.50 for the three days incl camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 17th Jun 2016

around the festival site (fireworks display)

Fifteen contrasting stages play host to an array of musicians, including a few musical heavyweights, as well as a selection of local talent. The festival is independently funded and has no involvement in corporate organisations, nor does it receive any sponsorship. The festival has a high attention to detail with every inch of the site taken into deep consideration.

Celebrating it's 11th edition the festival of beats and baaminess takes place in The Ribble Valley, Gisburn, Lancashire, from Friday 15th until Sunday 17th July 2016.


Primal Scream, James, Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Donovan, Andhim, Claude Von Stroke, Derrick Carter, Clean Cut Kid, Doorly, Dub Pistols, Easy Star All Stars, Gentleman's Dub Club, General Levy, Format:B, Booka Shade, Miike Snow, Digitalism, Greg Wilson, Mr Scruff, Lady Waks, Krafty Kuts, Mr C, Chimpo, Chris Coco, DJ Deekline, Jon Rundell, Hybrid Theory, Solardo, JFB, Apexape, Haelos, The Lancashire Hotpots, The Fairey Brass Band, Georgia, Zibra, Nimmo, The Vryll Society, The Amazons, Yonaka, Fronteers, Tom Walker, Rationale, Beans on Toast, Meadowlark, Grinny Grandad, Jamie Berry, Credit to The Nation, WBBL, JAUZ, Jess Rose, Justin Martin, Marshall Jefferson, Riton, Sonny Fodera, A Skillz, Beatangers, Delta Heavy, Alex Patterson, Krysko, Mooqee, Utah Saints, Will Tramp, Broadway Sounds, Cash+David, Captain Hotknives, Cosmo Sheldrake, Formation, Kiko Bun, Louis Berry, Otherkin, Tantz, Dohnut, Ed Stones & The BD3, Eddie Earthquake & The Tremors, Fandjango, Folkestra, Foxes Faux, J-Bear and The Giants, Pete Foxon's Soul Train, Rare Element, Rubber Kazoo, Father Funk, and more.

Latest additions Todd Terje, Beardyman's Dream Team, A Guy Called Gerald, B.Traits, Stanton Warriors, TC + MC Jakes, Ed Solo, Appleblim, Higher Intelligence Agency, Union Jack, Flamingods, Mark Archer, Paul Taylor, Subculture Sage, ABBA Arrival, Tan Dem, Big Bad Sound System, Henge, Jinx In Dub, Jon Sterckx, Mojo Filter, Mrs Cakehead, New Kingston, Paddy Steer, Pete Lawrence, Phatworld, Smiley Maxx, Steve Thorpe, Spongebob Squarewave, Oh My God! It's The Church, Thorpey, Trikilatops, Ushti Baba, and Nipples Of Venus. Plus the comedy line up has beem announced with Tom Stade, Rob Ruse, Fern Brady, and Jack Evans.

For the line-up details as available see the BeatHerder line-up page.


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All Beat-Herder tickets, regardless of the tier, are the same with the same entitlements. All tiers are available, so either grab a bargain from the lower tiers while you can, or if you're feeling super flush, buy a ticket from the top end to give those with shallow pockets a cheaper option.

Tickets will be sold on tiers and Tier 3 are £137.50 and Tier 4 cost £150. Prices are subject to an additional booking fee.

All Adult Tickets are subject to a £5 refundable litter bond. This will be refunded at the festival when the ticket holder presents a full bag of litter at a litter bond station in the campsite or campervan field.

A 'Youth Ticket' for anyone aged from 13 - 17 years old priced at £85 plus booking fee. All Youth Ticket holders must be accompanied to the festival by a parent, a legal guardian or a nominated guardian over the age of 30.

Child tickets for those aged 2 to 12 years old are £25 plus BF. Under 2 year olds need an Infant Ticket, but these cost £nothing. 

This year there's the Car Parking Pass at £12, Campervan Pass (up to 6m in length) for £30, Campervan Pass (6m in length or longer) £50, and the Car and Caravan Pass for £50.

The cost of tickets can be spread out through the Deposit Scheme or the monthly Payment Plan for Tier 3 Adult Tickets as well as all child and vehicle passes. The Payment Plan collects your payments automatically via Direct Debit. The Deposit Scheme allows you to secure your ticket with a 50% deposit. The balance needs settling before May 1st 2016.

More info

Beat-Herder prides itself on being a different festival experience to any other and this year festival goers can expect 15 completely unique, craftsman built stages including the mighty Main Stage, the oriental mystery of The Fortress, the heady atmosphere of The Woods, the Trailer Trash Big Top, the cosy Snug, the incredible, authentic Working Men’s Club (step inside, you could literally be in Todmorden in 1971) and many, many more beside.

Fancy dress

The fancy dress theme for 2016 has not yet been announced.

On site

The festival is split into five main areas combining live music, DJ sets, creative workshops, face painting, food, stalls and more.

There will be more information here when available.

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2016
Ribble Valley, Sawley, Gisburn, Lancashire, BB7 4LF, England MAP
from £137.50 for the three days incl camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Fri 17th Jun 2016

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