On a lovely rural site near the picturesque Nottinghamshire market town of Southwell with two main marquee stages and many events taking place in and around the beautiful Minster town of Southwell.
The 13th The Gate to Southwell Festival takes place from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th June 2019.
Showcasing international performers of the folk scene, and local performers, with folk dances playing a big part over the weekend, there's plenty of opportunity to get involved in the workshops, ceilidhs, open mic stages and children's events.
Over 50 artists performing over 4 days on 4 main stages, on-site camping, kids activities, street theatre, comedy, spoken word and lots more.
Confirmed acts include Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel, Los Pacaminos feat Paul Young, Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys, Skippinish, The Tweed Project, Blue Rose Code, Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar, Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente, and many more
For the line-up details so far please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult weekend extra (Thurs-Sun) with camping: £155
adult weekend extra (Thurs-Sun) no camping: £130
adult weekend (Fri-Sun) with camping: £140
adult weekend (Fri-Sun) no camping: £115
Family tickets also available.
Around the town
Real ale & cider festival, food and craft stalls on the festival site. Events around town including sessions in local pubs. Free parking for day visitors. Various dance teams will be appearing in the town and around the festival site.
As well as music there will be children's entertainment in the second marquee. The triple turreted children's tent will house various workshops and activities.
The festival usually also includes a beer and cider festival, with about 40 beers, mostly from micro breweries, and will include several specially commissioned brews and also offer a wide variety of catering options.
Camping is on adjacent fields. Entry from 2pm with a Thursday ticket, or 10am with a Friday ticket.
More information will be here when available.
latest on this festival
festival home page
line-ups & rumours
incl. Skippinish, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Nancy Kerr, Blue Rose Code, & more