Y Not Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Pikehall, Derbyshire, England, UK
Festival Contact Information

Y Not Festivals
St. Monica’s
Windmill Lane
Ashbourne DE6 1EY
United Kingdom
Email: info@ynotfestivals.com

Festival Description

The festival seeks out some of the best new and established bands in rock, blues, world music and more… who showcase their talents in a small-scale boutique atmosphere in Derbyshire’s Peak District National Park. The award-winning festival offers its UK Festival Awards stamped Toilets and Grassroots-winning amenities. There are also camping, showers, recyling, food stalls, a bar, merchandise and more. The family-friendly festival has a camping area for Family/Quiet stays, and can accommodate caravans and campervans. Late night jam sessions for those who just can’t settle down will take place.

Festival Dates August 1 - 3, 2014
Festival Links


Festival Events:

Announced lineup 2014:
  • Dizzee Rascal - Headliner
  • Frank Turner and The Sleeping Souls - Headliner
  • White Lies - Headliner
  • The Fratellis
  • Newton Faulkner
  • Reel Big Fish
  • Andrew W.K.(solo)
  • The Blackout
  • Cerebral Ballzy
  • Catfish & The Bottlemen
  • Itch
  • Eliza & The Bear
  • Lonely The Brave
  • Razorlight
  • Shed Seven
  • Ella Eyre
  • Swim Deep
  • Saint Raymond
  • Beans On Toast
  • Yuck
  • Circa Waves
  • DZ Deathrays
  • Menace Beach
  • The Wytches
  • King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys
  • Amber Run
  • Nordic Giants
  • Tiger Cub


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Practical Info:

Band Applications 2014:
  • Band applications are now live through our Facebook page. If you’re in a band, best thing is that it is totally free, open fair and transparent AND it means Y Notters can explore and discover your music. Or if you know a band who would like to play at Y Not, give them a nudge.
  • 2013 winner of ”Best Medium Festival” at the UK Festival Awards
  • 2013 winner of ”The Grassroots Festival Award” at the UK Festival Awards
  • 2013 winner of ”Best Toilets” at the UK Festival Awards
  • 2012 winner of “Best Small Festival” at the UK Festival Awards
  • 2011 Winner of “The Grassroots Festival Award” at the UK Festival Awards.
  • 2011 Winner of “Best Toilets” at the UK Festival Awards.
  • Peak District National Park
    Mouldridge Lane
    Pikehall (near Matlock)
    Derbyshire, DE4 2PH England


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