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Win Tickets to Gosforth Gathering!

Wanna win a pair of tickets to Gosforth Gathering? The Stranglers, Therapy?, Biffy, Goldie Lookin Chain, Engerica....

Chay Woodman

Date published: 21st Jun 2006

What? Another festival competition? Oh yes, oh yes, oh....yes! Thanks to those lovely people at Tent Rock, we have a pair of weekend tickets to give away for Gosforth Gathering!  Want to know more about it? Course you do.

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)

The Main Stage:

The Stranglers - Therapy? - Stiff Little Fingers - Buzzcocks - Ginger & The Sonic Circus

The Exploited - Spunge - Antiproduct - Adequate Seven - Beyond The Grave

The Stage:

The Research - Glen Matlock & The Philistines - Neville Staple's Specials - Goldblade

We Start Fires - New Rhodes - Eastern Lane - Rabit - McQueen - The Arse Klarts

Sunday 6th August (day2)

The Main Stage:

Biffy Clyro - The Bluetones - The Cooper Temple Clause - Naughty By Nature

Yourcodenameis:milo - Goldie Lookin Chain - 65 Days Of Static - The Complete Stone Roses

The Sound Explosion - Elbistro

The Stage:

Engerica - Kubichek! - Dirty Perfect - Crosbi - Smokescreen - 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.


You must be over 18 years of age and resident in the UK to enter.

Employees of and Tent Rock and any company associated to the specific competition and their families are not eligible to enter the competition.

Only one entry per person is permitted.

The closing date is Monday July 24th at 12pm. Any entries after that time will be disqualified.

The winner will be notified via email on Tuesday July 25th.

The judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The prize may not be transferred to any other person.

Full details of the prize - 1 pair of weekend tickets.

No cash alternative or alternative prize is available. and Tent Rock will not be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by any person taking part or not being able to take part in a competition.

Competition winners may be required to take part in or co-operate with publicity.

Competition winners agree to keep confidential any knowledge about and Tent Rock and its business and personnel received by them as a result of the competition.

Use of false name or address, eg name by which the entrant is not usually known, will disqualify them from receiving any prize. reserves the right to oblige any potential winner to provide documentary proof of their identity and address as directed by before such person may claim their prize. In certain circumstances, shall, at its discretion, require any person to present themselves in person supported by such documentation for identification purposes prior to releasing the prize.

Contestants who are rude, abusive or deemed otherwise unsuitable by will be excluded from the competition.

We reserve the right to amend these rules at any time. Entry in the competition implies acceptance of these rules.

We will not pass on your details to any third parties, service providers or agents.

Why so many rules? Because itís necessary and covers us and you.

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