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New Lindisfarne Festival will see an eclectic bill of music take over Beal Farm, Northumberland

The event, which will have Holy Island as a stunning backdrop, will invite up to 2,000 festival goers to camp out and enjoy local food and great music

Newly launched Lindisfarne Festival will take place in September
Newly launched Lindisfarne Festival will take place in September

A new music and creative arts festival is to take place in Northumberland this September.

The Lindisfarne Festival will be a two-day day camping festival set on Beal Farm, Northumberland from September 4 to 6 and will showcase an eclectic mix of DJs and bands from funk, indie rock to folk, as well as promoting a range of alternative therapies and creative arts.

The full line up which includes a number of world renowned, international DJs and acts are expected to be announced on March 23, with tickets going on sale the following day.

The festival, which has been in the planning for the past seven months, will have a capacity for 2,000 and is expected to be a popular draw, not least for its spectacular Holy Island backdrop.

Newly launched Lindisfarne Festival will take place in September
Newly launched Lindisfarne Festival will take place in September

If great music and camping under the stars with a stunning view isn’t enough, the festival will also showcase a wonderful range of alternative therapies including yoga, meditation, poetry, five rhythm dance and cranial sacral therapy.

Meanwhile local food and drink stalls will be taking care of refreshments, demonstrating the very best of North East produce.

Conleth Maenpaa, founder of the Festival said: “Seven months ago we had a dream to bring something truly special to the North East. We wanted to create a unique and niche music festival that hadn’t been done before combining the stunning location of Northumberland with an eclectic mix of quality entertainment.

“We are thrilled that after months of careful planning and working with local authorities, bodies, suppliers and acts that Lindisfarne Festival is born. We very much hope we can create a legacy with Lindisfarne Festival making it a key part of the fabric of the North East.”

The line up, together with ticket details will be revealed at www.lindisfarnefestival.com on March 23. You can sign up now for updates.

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