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Gosforth Gathering - More Bands Added!

Gosforth Gathering had added more bands to the line-up...Biffy-Therapy?-Ginger & The Sonic Circus-Goldblade-Engerica....

Chay Woodman

Date published: 29th May 2006

Tent Rock presents...Gosforth Gathering @ Gosforth Park Race Course - 5th & 6th August 2006

Gosforth Gathering is a new, independently run 2 day community music festival for all ages, located on the outskirts of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in the north east of England.

The festival site, situated in Gosforth Park will play host to a number of well-known established bands, as well as being a showcase for many local and national new and unsigned acts on the second stage. Gosforth Gathering will run over 2 days in August 2006 - Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th. The site will be equipped with toilet facilities, running water, licenced bars, various stalls and car parking spaces. Being the event's first year, the capacity will be limited to 9,500 each day so buy early!


Saturday 5th August (day1)

Main Stage:

The Stranglers


Stiff Little Fingers


Ginger & The Sonic Circus

The Exploited



Adequate Seven

Beyond The Grave

The stage:

The Research

Glen Matlock & The Philistines

Neville Staple's Specials


We Start Fires

New Rhodes

Eastern Lane



The Arse Klarts

Sunday 6th August (day2)

Main Stage:

Biffy Clyro

The Bluetones

The Cooper Temple Clause

Naughty By Nature


Goldie Lookin Chain

65 Days Of Static

The Complete Stone Roses

The Sound Explosion


The stage:



Dirty Perfect



Hungover Stuntmen

Imperial Vipers

Golden Virgins

Amber Souls

Indigo Colony

The Rise

Operator Six



Weekend passes for Gosforth Gathering are on sale now, with single day tickets also available.


Saturday Ticket - 29.50 + booking fee

Sunday Ticket - 29.50 + booking fee

Saturday + Sunday Ticket - 55.00 + booking fee

Please go to and click 'tickets'

Text GET VIP to 88600 for a chance to win WEEKEND VIP festival tickets.

WHERE TO STAY - There will be no camping facilities on-site although the festival is ideally situated for local accomodation and amenities. Details of nearby camp sites and other accomodation will be published soon.

Gosforth Gathering is rasing money in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust - campaigning for safer concerts.

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