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North Lakes Country Park

Solfest History

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th August 2020

North Lakes Country Park in Silloth, Cumbria

No age restrictions

History of Solfest

Springing up annually like a wild flower in the Cumbrian meadows, Solfest has evolved continually since its inception in 2003, transitioning from a local shindig, into one of the best loved of the UK?s independent festivals.

Run by a dedicated team and a small army of volunteers, Solfest has stayed true to its anti-corporate roots. This means that art and decor take the place of ubiquitous advertising and the international big names on the main stage don?t drown out the voices of the hidden gems.

Solfest is all about eclecticism and although nothing shouts this louder than their handpicked line-ups, spanning genres and eras of music, that most certainly isn?t where it stops. A broad group of very talented people come together each year at Solfest, to create an immersive environment with everything from a creative kid?s area, to an array of interactive site art and even a Healing Garden where you can meditate, do some Yoga or participate in a Shamanic ritual.

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