Bringing family fun, great music and a wonderful atmosphere, Cumbria’s favourite music and arts festival, Solfest is back this summer, and ready to thrill yet again. Set up and run by local volunteers passionate about music and people, Solfest has evolved continually since its inception in 2003, transitioning from a local shindig, into one of the best… [Continue reading] Solfest 2018 – Here comes the Sun!
One of the nation’s favourite small festivals is nearly upon us and I hope you are all just as excited as we are. The hard work by the organisers and it’s army of volunteers is about to pay off in spectacular style. If you’re going we thought you could do with some info on what… [Continue reading] Solfest is coming – Everything you need to know.
Barry Hyde, lead singer of the Futureheads will be playing on the Drystone stage joining acts such as Newton Faulkner, Beans on Toast, Dub Pistols (live), Stanton Warriors and many more. English post-punk band The Futureheads are one of the best-known and highly-regarded indie groups to have enjoyed mainstream success in the noughties. With singles… [Continue reading] Solfest Line-up adds Barry Hyde (Of the FUTUREHEADS) to the the Drystone stage
Solfest is delighted to bring you the next stage of our line-up for the 3 day multi genre grass roots festival situated on the stunning Solway coast. We are equally excited to announce this year’s headliner Newton Faulkner. Breaking in to the mainstream in 2007 with the summer anthem ‘Dream catch me’ and his beautiful… [Continue reading] Solfest headliner press release.
Solfest, the beloved west Cumbrian music and arts festival is back with a bang. The long awaited first wave of acts has now been released and it reflects beautifully the diverse nature of the festival people have come to love over the years. If this doesn’t wet your appetite enough you will be intrigued to… [Continue reading] Solfest 1st wave of acts release.
Want to come to Solfest for free? Steward applications are now OPEN! We are looking for a hardworking, dedicated team of stewards to help us keep the festival running smoothly. If you are interested in working as part of the traffic management team or being a steward, please apply below: APPLY TO BE A STEWARD… [Continue reading] Steward applications now open for 2017
After a short rest over Christmas the Solfest team are back at work making some exciting plans for 2017. Having had a such a great event last year we are really looking forward to making some improvements and pushing ahead with another amazing festival this year. We have some great things coming together for the music… [Continue reading] Solfest 2017 – Moving Forwards