Richard Hawley added as headliner for Deer Shed Festival

Richard Hawley at the Sage Gateshead in November 2015.
Richard Hawley at the Sage Gateshead in November 2015.

More big names and great acts have been announced for this year’s Deer Shed Festival

Joing headliners Mercury Prize nominees Everything Everything and British folk royalty Beth Orton is revered singer-songwriter Richard Hawley headlining on the Saturday night.

Also on the bill now is the excellent Ana Calvi, former Beta Band mainman Steve Mason, singer Rae Morris, funk punksters LoneLady and cult band Lanterns On The Lake among many more.

The ‘family-friendly’ weekend in North Yorkshire returns for its seventh edition this July and last years was decribed as “The best yet in Deer Shed’s burgeoning reputation in what is becoming the north’s answer to the Latitude Festival.”

Already on the bill are Mercury Prize nominees, with Sunderland’s finest Field Music and Scottish dream pop maker C Duncan.

Deer Shed Festival returns to Baldersby Park, Topcliffe in North Yorkshire from Friday 22 – Sunday 24 July, 2016.

With a capacity of just 7,000, Deer Shed Festival offers an intimate and welcoming atmosphere for the whole family – packed with a host of free workshops and activities for the kids.

The festival’s theme for 2016 is ‘At The Movies’. Indulge the Hollywood director within and play dress up as the star of a specially made festival film – Monsters vs Machines. Organisers are inviting battle stories to feed into the script and shape the film that will be made over the weekend.

Deer Shed Festival tickets are on sale now and structured in tiers (for adult tickets) which means it pays to book early.

Deer Shed Festival tickets are priced as follows:

2nd tier adult full weekend ticket (16+) £125 Available

3rd tier adult full weekend ticket (16+) £135 Not released

4th tier adult full weekend ticket (16+) £145 Not released

Child full weekend ticket (6 to 15) £45

Child full weekend ticket (3 to 5) £15

Child full weekend ticket (0 to 2) Free

For more information go to http://deershedfestival.com/