Festival Details - "The Magpies Festival"...
Start: Friday, August 12, 2022 12:30PM
End: Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:00PM
The 2022 festival line-up boasts some of the UK's finest folk, acoustic and americana artists, including: Seth Lakeman, John Smith, Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, The Jellyman’s Daughter, The Magpies, The Drystones, Jaywalkers, Honey & The Bear, Rory Butler, Dan Webster Band, The People Versus, Katie Spencer, Elanor Moss, David Ward Maclean, The 309s and Chris Elliott & Caitlin Jones.
It is an an independent festival run by Yorkshire-based transatlantic folk band, The Magpies. The Magpies Festival is rooted in their native Yorkshire, and the local community is central to the festival's ethos. The event aims to support local businesses and provide opportunities for emerging local musicians, as well as addressing gender equality in the music industry.
Festival Director Holly Brandon says, “We are so excited to put on The Magpies Festival and for it to be even bigger and better than our first year. We were over the moon at the response to 2021’s festival, from the incredible performances from world class folk musicians to the high energy spirit that our attendees brought along, it felt like a whole new feel to a folk festival.”
Everyone is welcome to the event including children and families, with a particular focus on welcoming young adults to the upbeat atmosphere which really makes The Magpies Festival. It will have both family and party campsites in the grounds of Sutton Park Stately Home, as well as food, drinks and market stalls from independent local suppliers.
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