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England - North West Festivals in 2011 (22 festivals)

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 Sefton Park, Liverpool, England
 Marcia Griffiths, Fatoumata Diawara, Kareyce Fotso, Bonga
With too many negative representations of Africa entrenched in images of war, disease, poverty and famine, Oyé seeks to redress the balance and highlight the fantastic range of cultures, foods, music and artists that make this great continent one of the most vibrant and inspiring in the world. The [ more... ]
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 Beverley Leisure Centre, HU17 0LT, England
 Paul Carrack Band, Barbara Dickson, Bellowhead, Salsa Celtica
Folk festival near Hull with music, dancing, kids tent and late night fun. There is a festival village this year with stalls and ethical traders throughout. There is also face painting and crafts alongside musical activities in this picturesque market town.  [ more... ]
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 Kelsall, Chester, England
 Nacy Kerr and James Fagin, Jez Lowe, Spinndrift, Les Barker
A full Spring bank holiday weekend of music, comedy and dance. It's only 8 miles from Chester and you can catch a bus easily. [ more... ]
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 Chester Racecourse, England
 Taio Cruz, The Saturdays, Sugababes, McFly, The Wanted
 90%
With crowds of 30,000 expected for the brand new two day festival Chester Rocks is set to become one of the biggest outdoor music events in the North West. Festival-goers will be treated to two full days of performances from national and international stars of pop, rock, indie and dance. Both days [ more... ]
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 Cleckheaton, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England
Folk dancing and street entertainment, and fringe events for all the family. Includes concerts, singarounds, workshops, music sessions, ceilidh, fringe events, dance sides, street entertainment, Craft Fair, Family Fun Day on Sunday, etc. It attracts visitors to Cleckheaton, not only from the local [ more... ]
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 Love Lane Farm, Cheshire, England
 The Futureheads, TYTL, Scratch Perverts
 83%
2 stages, 2 dance tents and a house party. There is also a family zone and a chill out area. Set in the ridiculously beautiful and lush Cheshire countryside, Cloud 9 Festival is bringing some serious summer fun to Love Lane Farm… One day festival for all the family. There is camping for Saturday [ more... ]
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 Cockermouth, Cumbria, England
 92%
Three day event held on the edge of the Lake District. This is a grass roots festival in Cumbria and numbers are limited to 5,000 The backdrop is the Cumbrian Fells and the atmosphere is intimate and friendly. There is plenty to do for all ages and some nice stalls to explore. The aim of the [ more... ]
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 Tynedale Rugby Ground, Corbridge, Northumberland, England
 Ambershift, Longsands, John Otway, Diablo
With an eclectic mix of great bands spread over two stages, loads of entertainment for kids and grown-ups alike, including street theatre, stilt walkers, acrobatic displays, story tellers, magic shows, great local food and their very own Festival ale [ more... ]
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 Daresbury, Cheshire, England
 David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Sven Vath
 83%
The Cream Club in Liverpool takes the show on the road for outdoor electronic & dance music lovers. Check forums for a more comprehensive line up list (it's huge!). Expect an amazing fun fair too. Sleep is not a priority as there is so much to see and do. The campsite rocks all night and [ more... ]
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 Dewsbury, West Yorks, England
A very fine day out in West Yorkshire. Live music, bands, organic food and drink, lots of kids stuff and a craft market. Indian dance workshop, archery and the best news is that it's FREE. Donations welcome. [ more... ]
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 Ireby, Cumbria, England
 Elkie Brooks, Adrian Edmondson and the Bad Shepherds
Ireby festival is for those who have a wide range of musical tastes. It is a really intimate event in beautiful Cumbrian surroundings, with many different venues to keep you on the move. Afternoon concerts are in the church and the main stage is by a private mansion. There is also a pub session and [ more... ]
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 Lowther Deer Park, Kendal, England
 The Cribs, Blondie, Echo & the Bunnymen, Chase & Status, House of Pain
 88%
Set in the deer park of Lowther Castle in the Lake District. Kendal Calling is an innovative, independent festival based in the Lakes. It features pioneering contemporary music and art alongside traditional rural entertainment. It is small, intimate and bundles of Cumbrian fun.  [ more... ]
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 Moira Miners Welfare, Ashby de la Zouch, England
 Ukuelele Orchestra, Rory McLeod, Seize the Day, Salsa Celtica
Either buy a weekend ticket or the concerts are individually priced. This is good rustic fun and there's an after hours Magical Disco Ceilidh. It's in North West Leicestershire in Moira. Nearest town is the strangely named Ashby de la Zouch. Camping is a very reasonable £5 [ more... ]
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 Trimpell Sports & Social Club, Morecombe, Lancs., England
 Boomtown Rats, Straighten Out, The Radiacs
Named after a classic Stranglers' track, this small punk/new wave festival has 2 stages and free camping. There will be ska bands and comedy to help balance things out a bit. One of the few festivals not to lump on a booking fee. Can't say fairer than that!  [ more... ]
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 Oswestry Showground, Shropshire, England
 Example, The Feeling, The Jam
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 Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester, England
 Kelis, Katy B, Boys Noize, 2Many DJs, DJ Shadow, Mark Ronson
 87%
You must be over 18 for this weekend bumper dance music event. 16-18yrs can go if accompanied by an adult. There's no camping, it's an inner city festival, but on the plus side the line up is better than most and it does not cost an arm and a leg to go. Transport links are plentiful and [ more... ]
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 Pendle, Lancashire, England
 Runic John, Tania Ahsan, Sonic Henge, Ghost Song, Darren Deojee
Every now and then on the festival calendar there are special events that are hard to put into words. This is quite simply a pagan festival to celebrate Summer Solstice. However it needs to be experienced to understand it. There are ceremonies, talks, drumming and fire dancing. Ancient shamanic [ more... ]
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 Winter Gardens, Blackpool, England
 Adam Ant, The Damned, Toyah, GBH, Meteors, 999, UK Subs, Dickies
 93%
Celebrating 35 years of punk and new wave. The line up is phenomenal and such a great surprise to see some of these acts still on the road. Cock Sparrer are doing a special one off for the event. Dig out those old T shirts and studded belts and head to Blackpool for a riotous weekend. Plenty of [ more... ]
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 Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, England
 THe Stranglers, The Rifles, Neville Staple, The Bluetones
This one day festivals starts at midday and finishes at 23.00 There is a good shuttle bus service running every half hour from Sunderland Park Lane, Newcastle & Durham bus stations. It's a veteran line up with a sprinkling of new talent.  [ more... ]
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 Tarnside Farm, Tarns, Cumbria, England
 The Stranglers, The Damned, Saw Doctors, Cast
 85%
This particularly family-friendly event, held over the August Bank Holiday Weekend and located on the edge of the Lake District, is one of the more wonderful music and arts festivals nestled in the north of the country, tucked between the Solway coast and the Cumbrian fells. It offers a very [ more... ]
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