18th - 19th August 2018

We will be announcing next year's line-up shortly.

About Hardwick Live

Hardwick Live Music Festival is the biggest music festival in the North East UK.

The Main Stage is where you will find our festival headliners and a host of other stunning acts, The Discovery Stage, home to the best in new music and more of the artists you already adore and The Dome where comedy and dance reign supreme. There will of course be plenty of bars, food outlets and fairground rides.

  • Catering
  • Kids Area
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Pop Up Bars


Hardwick Live festival is bursting onto the summer circuit, after securing some of the biggest bands in British music.

Young Person (13-16) and Child Tickets (3-12) are only available when purchasing an adult ticket. ALL children must be accompanied by an adult Proof of age will be required on entry. STRICT MAX OF 2 YOUNG PERSON OR CHILD TICKETS PER ADULT TICKET PURCHASED.

Please remember, If you look under 21 please make sure that you bring an acceptable form of proof of age ID. We advise that you invest in a PASS card (Proof of Age Standards Scheme) proof of age card. Make this as simple as possible with Validate UK & Citizen Card. Photo driver’s license or a passport (not a photocopy) is acceptable, however remember to keep them safe as they are expensive to replace if you lose them. If you can’t provide photographic and holographic identification on the gate we will give you an under 18 wrist band and you will not be served at the bar.

We have a large car park within easy walking distance of the venue and tickets are £3.50 per vehicle and can be bought on line in advance or you can pay on the day if you wish tickets are priced at £5.00 (from which a contribution will be made to the up keep of Hardwick Park).

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16th - 19th November 2017

Back in Durham for the fifth time, artists from around the world will illuminate the city in delightful and unexpected ways, with a series of light installations to explore.

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