The Beat-Herder Festival is the brainchild of six creative Yorkshire men who were tired of overcrowded and pretentious festivals that were overrun with the same big brands and corporate sponsors.
After first establishing in 2006, the festival has grown year on year both in terms of capacity and line up, and yet crucially the atmosphere remains one that is intimate, charming and above all friendly.
Beat-Herder Festival announce first line-up names for 2019
Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces its first names for 2019, running from 12th - 14th July.
Beat-herder Festival Announces Second Wave of Acts for 2018
Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces more big names for 2018.
Beat-herder Festival Announces First Acts for 2018
Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces its first names for 2018.
Beat-Herder Festival first line up announcement for 2017
The barmiest festival in all the land, the treasured Beat-Herder returns in 2017 with its unrivalled and eccentric party in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire.
Beat-Herder Festival announce more acts for 2016
The jewel in the crown of Northern England's festival calendar, Beat-Herder, today releases a string of new acts added to its already-stellar line-up.
The Beat-Herder Festival announce more big names for 2016
The jewel in the crown of Northern England's festival calendar, the beloved Beat-Herder Festival, is back with a much-anticipated cheer from the 12,000 set to attend.
Beat-Herder 2015 announces Leftfield as Sunday's Headline act
Northern England’s most cherished festival, Beat-Herder in Lancashire, has sold out of all 12,000 tickets with 2 weeks to go.
Beat-Herder Festival Turns 10
Winner of the Extra Festival Activity Award at this year’s UK Festival Awards Second Wave of Acts Announced for 2015.
Beat-Herder 2015 - More artists added to the lineup
Hip Hop founding fathers Sugar Hill Gang ft Furious Five, legendary Warp Records producer Nightmares on Wax and 'DJ, broadcaster, tastemaker and music fanatic' MistaJam join the bulging 10th birthday Beat-Herder bill.
Beat-Herder Turns 10 - First Acts for 2015 Announced
In 2015, Northern England’s most cherished festival, Beat-Herder in Lancashire will celebrate their 10th birthday - a landmark anniversary that marks their journey from humble free party origins to an annual three-day 12,000 capacity bonanza with a l
Final Announcements from Beat-Herder
With the party of the season just days away Beat-Herder has announced a special surprise show – ABC live!
Beat-Herder Announces First Wave of Artists
Legendary Lancastrian festival Beat-Herder has announced it’s first wave of artists with headliners including the Happy Mondays, The Orb, Boney M., French electronic pioneer Vitalic and Italian electro house punk upstarts The Bloody Beetroots.
Beat-Herder – In Search of The Last Authentic Festival
Never a hostage to fashion Beat-Herder’s mission has always been to throw the best party possible, single-mindedly pursuing an eclectic artist bill designed to deliver a good time for all.
Beat-Herder Announce More Acts Including Groove Armada
The Beat-Herder Festival is delighted to announce new acts for 2013, including newly confirmed headliners Groove Armada, who join previously announced headliners Jimmy Cliff and Booka Shade in Lancashire this July.