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 13th edition the festival of beats and baaminess takes place in The Ribble Valley, Gisburn, Lancashire, from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th July 2018.
Confirmed acts include Orbital, Soulwax, Django Django, High Contrast (live), David Rodigan, Morcheeba, Boney M, Congo Natty And The Rezistance (live), Patrick Topping, Denis Sulta, Artwork, Ben Sims, Camelphat, Erol Alkan, Redlight, Sam Divine, Dreadzone, Elderbrook, Ibibio Sound Machine, Hollie Cook, Hookworms, and much more, with more still to be announced.
For all of the details so far including stage splits where known please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
Adult weekend: £150
Youth (13-17) weekend: £85
Child (2-12) weekend: £25
Infant (under-2) weekend: free (but needs ticket)
Car park: £12
Campervan (small): £30
Campervan (large): £50
Car & Caravan: £50
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.
All children (including with youth tickets) must be accompanied to the festival by a parent, a legal guardian or a nominated guardian over the age of 30.
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.
The fancy dress theme for 2018 is still to be revealed.
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.
latest on this festival
joining Orbital, Soulwax, Django Django, Mr Scruff, Camelphat, David Rodigan, & more
line-ups & rumours