Long Division Festival 2014

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2014
various venues, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1EH, England MAP
£50 for all events, £30 for Friday
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Thu 28th Aug 2014

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Returning for a 4th year the Long Division Festival takes place at multiple venues across the city of Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

This year the festival moves from one end of the summer to the other. Instead of it's June slot and because, in September 2014, Unity Hall opens the festival will be taking place from Friday 12th until Sunday 14th September 2014 with more venues, more bands and a lot of surprises up its sleeve.


The latest additions are Slow Club, Mazes, Holy Mountain, Tuff Love, Sam Airey, Too Many T's, High Hazels, Patterns, Radstewart, Then Thickens, Theo Verney, Allusondrugs, Cry Baby Cry, Adore//Repel, Alpha Shallows, The Buffalo Skinners, Cactus Knife, The Castellers, Casual Sex, Chanel (C.Nicole), Clown, Cowtown, Cut Ribbons, Dead Party Scene, Deadwall, Flowers, The High Club, Jack's Attic, Juffage, Loz Campbell, NARCS, Salvage My Dream, Samuel S. Parkes, The Secret Society, Wearenotdolphins, Whales In Cubicles, The Wind Up Birds, Yard Wars, and Yawning Dog.

The Cribs will headline Unity Hall on the opening Friday night. The Wedding Present will play on Saturday night at the festival and will be joined by Slow Club, Gruff Rhys, Toy, Summer Camp, Roddy Woomble, iLiKETRAiNS, Frankie And The Heartstrings, The Membranes, Beans on Toast, Candy Says, Post War Glamour Girls, Bleech, Brawlers, Islet, Joel RL Phelps, Randolphs Leap, Witch Hunt, Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts, Milloy, The Ainsley Band, VerseChorusVerse, Nadine Carina, Treason Kings, The Sunbeams, Ruby Macintosh, The Reacharounds, The Grand, Protectors, Mi Mye, Knuckle, Gunnarson, Forever Cult, Clandestines, Aztec Doll, Jamiesaysmile, and many more to be announced.

For the line-up details as available click here.


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Tickets for The Cribs are priced at £30 with tickets for Saturday priced at £22.50. This year a limited number of VIP tickets will be available for £50. This gives access to all the Saturday events as well as The Cribs Friday gig.

Tickets are exchanged for wristbands at the start of the day, allowing free access to all participating venues over the course of the event.

The festival fringe

The festival fringe takes place on Sunday offering a day of alternative entertainment with talks, spoken word and alternative performances. There will also be free events throughout the festival. 

The Sunday line up includes a live album recording by the Piskie Sits, performances by Faceless Theatre Company, Taproom Theatre Productions, Mechanics Theatre and Djembe Drummers, Hangover Sessions at The Orangery, song writing, mosaic, creative writing and animation workshops on Wood Street, craft and food stalls,  The King Street Krawl by Philophobia Music, Clue Records, Of National Importance Records and Sticky Shoes, Mastering the Art of Gaming exhibition at The Arthouse, book readings, a listening panel and discussion panel.

A new under 18s stage

This year there will bea new stage which will be open to under 18s for the first time, and a series of events will also take place across the Wakefield district leading up to the weekend to encourage young people to take up music.


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th September 2014
various venues, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1EH, England MAP
£50 for all events, £30 for Friday
daily capacity: 2000
last updated: Thu 28th Aug 2014

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