26-27 May 2017 festival headliners will be announced on 1st August. Tickets will go on sale from 1st September.

Just 650 tickets will be available. Don’t miss out, email us to add your name to the mailing list.

Ireby is a small farming village with a population of about 160.  It is situated on the north west edge of the Lake District National Park; 12 miles from Keswick  and Cockermouth and 18 miles from Carlisle

I have to admit to being biased because Charles & Noleen have asked me to MC ever since the Festival started - for which I feel privileged - but as I have nothing to do with the organisation I can say without hesitation that it is a wonderful event. Small, beautiful, great atmosphere, always a lovely crowd. When you couple that with a wide range of music - often some brilliant surprises - it all adds up to a special experience. So, thanks for putting it on (and thanks for letting me make a prat of myself in front of a marquee full of people!) - I wouldn't have it any other way!

Paul Adams - Director, Fellside Recordings, Workington.

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From the main stage and camping area - looking towards Skiddaw


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