Limetree Festival 2010

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th August 2010
Lime Tree farm, near Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire, England MAP
adult £80 Weekend £45, junior (5-17) £25
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Wed 18th Aug 2010

Limetree festival happens for three days from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th August 2010, the August bank holiday weekend, 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.

Line-up

The Blockheads will headline the Friday night on the Green Man stage, and the James Taylor Quartet headline Saturday night, with The Selector featuring Pauline Black headlining Sunday, and Utah Saints will be headlining the Jason Rae Stage Saturday night, ahab, Ella Edmondson, Captain Hotknives, East Park Reggae Collective, Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra, Belinda O'Hooley & Heidi Tidow, Smoove & Turrell, and Craig Charles will play a DJ set Saturday night, are amongst the other acts confirmed.

Tickets

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. Campervan spaces have sold out.

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).

On site

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.

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.

Kids area

The kids zone will be based round 5 native indian teepees and offer lots for the little ones to do including storytelling, face-painting, nature trails, art and crafts, music, fun & games. Opening times will be 10am-5pm every day. Staffing: All volunteers will be safe adults who have gone through the necessary checks.

Food

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.

Facilities

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.

Getting there

The festival will be offering return coach travel from Leeds city centre, this will be priced at £15 return and will be available for both weekend and day tickets.

Conservation fund

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 27th to Sunday 29th August 2010
Lime Tree farm, near Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire, England MAP
adult £80 Weekend £45, junior (5-17) £25
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Wed 18th Aug 2010


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