Y Not Festival

Jul 2020

Mouldridge Lane

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The basics

Small but feisty music and arts festival set in the rolling Peak District.

The festival

Calling a festival Y Not is pretty punchy – although when the lineup’s this good, it sort of justifies the name. A mix of indie, soul and good old rock’n’roll is represented here, with headline acts in 2014 De La Soul and Razorlight keeping the Peak District crowds amused.

It’s got a reputation to draw a melting pot of people of all ages – with the common thread being that they’re there to have a jolly good time. It’s family-friendly, too, with extra activities and performances such as hoola hooping, mask and costume making and small carnivals making their way through this particular spot in Derbyshire.

Our tip

Check the festival’s Facebook page in the run-up to the festival to vote on your favourite theme (and wear it, obviously).



Getting there

How do I get there?

Car: The address of the festival site is Mouldridge Lane, Pikehall Nr Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2PH. Signs will be posted around the area directing you to the sight.

Train: The nearest train stations are Buxton and Matlock. Unfortuantely, there is no public bus that goes to the festival site. However a shuttle bus runs from the both stations to the festival site. You can find out more information the festival Facebook page.



Standard Camping: £84.50

Family Camping: £84.50

When can I get them?

Tickets on sale now

Where can I get them?

Christmas Ticket (available until 21/12/2015): £79, with free festival beanie. Other tickets will become available via the website

More info

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