Limetree Festival 2009

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2009
Lime Tree farm, near Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire, England MAP
adult £80 Weekend £45, junior (5-17) £25
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Wed 21st Jan 2009

Limetreefestival happens for three days from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2009 in the 25 acre grounds of Lime Tree Farm, an area of outstanding natural beauty featuring an Iron age round house and an authentic stone circle.

Limetree festival has an eclectic mix of performers, from northern soul to indie, to electro house & everything in between. The festival will have 2 stages of music, comedy, arts and film with an old school vibe.

The line-up for this year is includes A.H.A.B., A Lot Like Eskimos, Bird Eats Baby, The Blind Hearts, Cantaloop, Captain Hotknives, Carlyle Group, Chunky Butt Funky, Chichino, DJ Jim Heb, East Park Reggae Collective, Encouraging The Looney, Gentlemen's Dub Club, Groovenik, Haggis Horns, Leonard's Revenge, New Master Sounds, Sarah Dickson, The Secrets, Urban Strings, and The Works.

Tickets are on sale, priced at £80 including camping, Junior (aged 5 - 17) tickets are priced at £25, and under children under 5 can enter for free. Junior ticket holders must be accompanied by an adult and may be asked for proof of age at the entrance.

Camping and Parking is included in this years price. To buy tickets, click here. There are no pets allowed on site (it is a nature reserve).

The festival has 2 main arenas with 2 main stages and includes a healing area, kids zone and queer space as well as a dedicated chill out field complete with pagan stone circles and a contemplation pool.

In the healing area there will be a wide variety of alternative therapies & other remedies with yoga to tai chi, demonstrations and workshops.

The kids zone will be based round 5 native indian teepees and offer lots for the little ones to do including art and crafts, music, fun & games.

The Queerinspace will provide an alternative environment for people to view the festival from. There will be two bars each offering there own entertainment going on til late as well as weird and wonderful stalls for festival goers to potter around.

There will also be film screenings, comedy, and art exhibits, open mic stage, poetry collective, politics, sculptures, graffiti wall, face painters, henna tattoos, diablo, fire pois, and more.

A market area, food will not include economy burgers or hotdogs but top quality food from a wide variety of vendors, and options with no rip off prices. There is a no glass or bottle policy.

On site facilities include camping, onsite showers, and eco toilets. In order to be be as green as possible festival goers are encouraged to share lifts to the festival as well as taking responsibility for their own waste whilst on the site.

A proportion of the proceeds of the festival shall go towards the Limetree Conservation Fund. This will help ensure the continued preservation of nature & wildlife on the site.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July 2009
Lime Tree farm, near Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire, England MAP
adult £80 Weekend £45, junior (5-17) £25
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Wed 21st Jan 2009


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