This festival has been cancelled. statement.
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 14th The Gate to Southwell Festival takes place from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th June 2020.
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.
Acts announced so far include Show of Hands featuring Miranda Sykes and Cormac Byrne,The Celtic Social Club, The Breath, Ian Siegal, Imar, Madison Violet, Talisk, Track Dogs, Blair Dunlop, and more. There's much to come.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult weekend extra (Thurs-Sun) with camping: £140
adult weekend extra (Thurs-Sun) no camping: £115
adult weekend (Fri-Sun) with camping: £125
adult weekend (Fri-Sun) no camping: £100
Family (2x2) 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.
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