Search

Acts announced for Deepdale Backpackers and Camping’s first music festival

PUBLISHED: 11:38 11 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:39 11 August 2017

Jess Morgan, who will be performing at Deepdale Festival. Picture: MORWENNA FARRELL.

Jess Morgan, who will be performing at Deepdale Festival. Picture: MORWENNA FARRELL.

Archant

After the success of its first Hygge in March, Deepdale Backpackers & Camping is to host its first music festival at the end of September.

Jason Borthwick and (R) Chris Haycock at Deepdale Backpackers and Camping. Picture: Ian BurtJason Borthwick and (R) Chris Haycock at Deepdale Backpackers and Camping. Picture: Ian Burt

There will be music, spoken word, dance and more across two stages, the campsite, and secret venues on the farm at Burnham Deepdale over the weekend of September 22 to 24.

Deepdale Festival is the brain child of Chris Haycock and Jason Borthwick, who now run the tourism accommodation.

Having carried out a number of renovations and improvements to the facilities they are now keen to put Deepdale back on the music map, by creating a wide and varied programme of music and other events.

The music festival builds on the legacy of Deepdale Jazz Festivals, that many remember fondly, and from the festivals that Mr Haycock has run prior to taking on the management of Deepdale.

Their focus will be on home grown talent with a main stage in the Brick Barn in the hostel courtyard and an acoustic stage in the Orchard Tent at the back of the Dalegate Market.

The programme is still being worked on but acts announced so far include Little Red Kings, Jess Morgan, Marina Florance, Pepper and Shepherd, Georgina Shackleton trio, Falling From Trees, Kolin Durier, the Tin Heart Troubadors, Matt Watson, Homefires and Ardeth Bay.

Other attractions include street food, street entertainment, festival stalls, spoken word and dance.

Mr Haycock said: “When Jason approached me to take on the running of Deepdale, he knew I was keen to develop a music programme.

“Being a drummer and a huge fan of all genres of music, it’s going to be fantastic to welcome so many great musicians to Deepdale Festival.

“It will be the pinnacle of our music year at Deepdale.”

Although the fstival is primarily for those staying in the hostels and on the campsite at Deepdale, there are a limited number of tickets available to those staying elsewhere or living locally.

Tickets for those not staying are £15 per adult and £7.50 per child, which is a weekend ticket getting you into the live music areas on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets and accommodation are available via the website here.

Other popular content

Yesterday, 17:14

It has long since been established as the biggest day of the year in Cromer.

Yesterday, 13:03

They were back by popular demand - and the Red Arrows wowed the crowds again with breathtaking displays of skill and courage at the Cromer Carnival.

15:52

Officers are reminding Norfolk residents to be vigilant following another incident involving a cold caller claiming to be a police officer.

34 minutes ago

Hundreds of students in Norfolk and Waveney nervously awaiting results will today discover how they fared in their A-levels.

Most Read

Yesterday, 17:14

It has long since been established as the biggest day of the year in Cromer.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:03

They were back by popular demand - and the Red Arrows wowed the crowds again with breathtaking displays of skill and courage at the Cromer Carnival.

Read more
Tony Shipp
15:52

Officers are reminding Norfolk residents to be vigilant following another incident involving a cold caller claiming to be a police officer.

Read more
Norfolk police
34 minutes ago

Hundreds of students in Norfolk and Waveney nervously awaiting results will today discover how they fared in their A-levels.

Read more
11:07

Students are celebrating at Sheringham High School after it recorded a 70pc pass rate at A*-C grades in its A-Level results.

Read more
Sheringham

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 15°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Norfolk News e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter