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    Hardwick Live Festival - Our History

Live Music and Other Attractions

Hardwick Live Festival has a total capacity of 10,000.

The main Stage Arena will have a capacity of up to 9,000 people, Our Discovery Stage arena has capacity of up to 1,000 people.

Also other small stages incorporating Dj’s, Brass Bands and pop up kitchens with celebrity chefs. Plus a host of other attractions making Hardwick Live Festival a truly memorable event for the North East of England.

Our Aspirations

Having over 20 years’ experience in event organisation and a passion for all styles of live music from Soul to Rock and Country to Pop. We will also be supporting local up and Coming bands at this event.

Our aim is to give everyone a fantastic weekend out appealing to The whole family, something for everyone, a melting pot of Live music over 2 stages, Children’s area within the woods full of great entertainment, face painting, magic shows, Ventriloquist shows, Punch & Judy, pottery making, Comedy stage, Vintage fairground attractions also celebrity pop up kitchens, a huge choice of Culinary delights on our food stalls and an extensive range of refreshments from Champagne cocktails to Hot chocolate on our various bars.

Hardwick Live is where you might stand alongside Superstars, urbanites, farmers, fashionistas and families.

Glorious days out at Hardwick Live, Entertainment for a Friendly crowd from all walks of life.

This is what North East England is missing.

Hardwick Live 2018

Hardwick Live 2017

Held over two days with Madness, Lounge Kittens, Tom Smith live on Friday and Saturday with Ocean Colour Scene, Pete Docherty, Fun Lovin Criminals, Soul ll Soul, Buzzcocks, Gabrielle,  Brand New Heavies, Bootleg Beatles, Sherlocks, The Lancashire Hotpots plus many more

Hardwick Live 2015

Sold out with James, Razorlight, Embrace, 10CC, The Beat, Cast, Scott Matthews, Natasha North, Smooth & Turrell, Dexters, Meadow Larks, Black Delta Movement, Redfaces & Hayley Mckay plus many more

Hardwick Live 2014

Held over two days our line up included The Jacksons, Simple Minds, Adam Ant, Scouting for Girls, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Hugh Cornwell, Sherlocks, Dodgy, Kenny Thomas, Emma Garrett, Cattle & Kane, GTF & The Volunteers and more

Hardwick Live 2013

This was our first year with an amazing line up which included Texas, Jools Holland feat Ruby Turner & Roland Gift, Alison Moyet, Moya, Loveable Rogues, The Struts, The Longsands & Twister plus more