The Best Festivals in the North East this Summer

We have compiled a list of the hottest festivals to soak up the sun and groove to music this summer!

Northumberland Live

Northumberland Live Festivals 2016

South Beach in Blyth, Northumberland Live Festival 2016 venue

Date: 25th of June

Venue: South beach in Blyth

Price: Free

Imagine this, over 10,000 people on the beach singing their hearts out to chart topping artists from yesteryear’¦ EPIC! If you want to be among the action this year you need to be at south beach in Blyth on June 25th to experience the beat of Brit Nominees “Scouting for Girls’ for FREE grab your mates and make a day/night out of it!


Lindisfarne Festival

lindisfarne festivals 2016

Photo from Lindisfarne festival 2015

Date: 1st 4th of September

Venue: North East coastline (only approx. 1 hours from Newcastle)

Price: Weekend tickets £90 includes 2 nights camping | Saturday tickets £55 includes 1 night camping

This 3 x UK Festival Award nominee is taking over the Northumberland coastline for 4 days. Filled with popular DJs, artists and delicious street food outlets, with a stunning backdrop of Holy Island. Party the night away with friends and sleep under the stars at a best-kept secret location! Last year 2,000 festival goers took over the fields at Beal Farm for a spectacular weekend! This is an event you do not want to have FOMO!


Corbridge Festival

Corbridge festivals 2016

Photo from Corbridge festival 2015

Date: 8th 9th of July

Venue: Tynedale Park Corbridge

Price: £30 for adults | £16 for concessions (camping available for 2 nights at extra cost)

A family friendly mid-summer music festival offers a wide range of entertainment, from workshops, fair grounds, comedy and music spread across 3 stages. Beer and Alcohol will be provided by Hadrian Border Brewery for a great choice of locally brewed beers, as well as Summery Pimms and Prosecco bars. A selection of food from Mexican, German, Italian and American will be amongst the fun also. Book the date in your dairy for an unforgettable weekend!


SummerTyne Americana Festival

summertyne americana festival 2016

Photo from summertyne americana festival 2015

 Date: 22nd 24th of July

Venue: Sage Gateshead, on the south bank of the River Tyne

Price: Book via ticket office

Celebrating their 10th birthday with a long weekend party with the most famous artists from blues, soul, and southern rock music. Located in the Sage Gateshead, facing the splendid view of the River Tyne, makes it the perfect event to attend after a relaxed afternoon on Quayside for lunch.

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