*** Event cancelled ***

“Possessing worldwide stars such as Echo & The Bunnymen and Feeder, coupled with an array of local talent, Ignition Festival encapsulates the passionate and infamous North East atmosphere so admired and envied by the rest of the UK. Utilizing the racecourse’s unique facilities,substantial open fields and seated viewing stands, this is a festival destined to change the face of North East music.

Running from Saturday 6th August to Sunday 7th, including two nights of unrivalled musical talent, a full fairground, vintage stalls and a diverse selection of edible delights, it’s sure to be a memorable highlight in many peoples summers. We’re also delighted to welcome the UK famous House Party stage, featuring performances from Nobby Solano’s Geordie Latinos, Viva City and spoken word from the one and only Howard Marks. With weekend festival tickets including camping priced at just £70 and special prices for children, Ignition Festival is a classy yet wallet-friendly festival, set to showcase the true spirit of the North East.”