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Whitwell Festival

About the festival...

FRIDAY NIGHT opens at 6pm. Main Outdoor Stage (standing) plus Indoor Stage (cabaret style).

Two bars, including real ales and cider tent, plus hot food will be available.

Limited number of craft stalls including band and festival merchandise stall.

Close 11.30pm.


SATURDAY MAIN DAY opens at 1pm. Main Outdoor Stage and Indoor Stage. Also Stage 3 (indoors) will host spoken word performances and Open Mic. The Rotten Poetry Emporium (outdoors) will also be hosting a number of poets and bands - line-up tbc.

Usual indoor bar, plus outdoors Real Ale & Cider Tent and Can Bar. A choice of caterers indoors and outdoors with a good selection of value-for-money food to suit most diets

Good range of craft stalls plus band and festival merchandise.

Well Dressing workshop plus face painting, balloon-modelling and kids' craft activities.

Close 11.30pm


SUNDAY opens at 12 midday. Indoor Stage, theatre-style, for weekend ticket holders only. Outdoors, the Rotten Poetry Emporium will host poets and acoustic bands, line-up tbc.

Indoor bar available, plus finishing off the ales/ciders (possibly, if any left!). Hot Sunday lunches available.

Limited craft stalls and band/festival merchandise.

Festival closes at 5.30pm.



Two campsites will be situated within the village and are just a few minutes' walk from the festival venue.

Basic facilities are available (water tap and portaloos).

Social Club Site - two minutes away, accommodating campervans, caravans and tents. Open from 3pm Friday until 11am Monday.

Primary School Site - five minutes away, mainly hardstanding and accommodating campervans, caravans and a very limited number of tents. No movement of vehicles overnight (11.30-9am) as gates are locked for security. Site open from 5pm Friday until 7pm Sunday.

Unfortunately, we cannot permit dogs on either campsite or at the festival venue.



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