Hot Foot to Fell Foot

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It’s the festival that brought you Davros (and his Deep Space Deviants) well before they were a twinkle in Simon Cowell’s scowl. The festival that, for the last two years has taken the best of Wigan music for a two day cavalcade of fun in the lakes and it’s back for 2016.

Gathering in the Woods 2016 returns to the familiar surroundings of Fell Foot Wood in Newby Bridge, near Windermere. It’s earlier this year, on 30th & 31st July and this year’s bill brings some quality signed acts to the mix with the usual, ace local talent.

For those of you that haven’t been before, Gathering in the Woods is a small, intimate festival set in the beautiful Fell Foot wood in the Lakes. The £25 ticket price includes camping as well as some top music and a fun, family atmosphere. Tickets can be obtained from:

Priced £25 for adults and £14 for under £14s. The 2016 line-up promises to be a good one and includes:

Dave McCabe
Zutons vocalist Dave McCabe will be bringing his unique brand of mentalism to proceedings. With a full acoustic set covering Zutons classics and his newer stuff with the Ramifications.


The Shook Ups
With Lead singer Ste Jones moving to warmer climes, this may be one of the last chances you get to catch these Wigan favourites in action.


Dirty Circus
The boys continue their comeback trail following their gig at the old courts at Easter.

Vryll Society
Signed to Deltasonic and set to make a big hit at Glastonbury this year, this is your chance to catch these Scouse lads before they hit the big time.


Purple Heart Parade
Manchester’s psychedelic shoegazers are drawing admiring glances from all over the shop and are another band seemingly destined for big things,


Ste Jones and friends (The Shook Ups, Moco)
We’ve already mentioned that Ste is moving away soon, his first set of the day is sure to bring plenty of energy and maybe some surprises.


Wigan instrumentalists who bring a wide range of influences and experience to the local live scene


James Wilson
Have guitar, will travel. James makes a welcome return to Fell Foot for 2016


With DJ sets and plenty of fun to boot, Gathering in the Woods promises yet another “gutted if you missed it” session for young and old alike. Get your tickets now, whilst there are still some left.

This Northern Shirt, in partnership with Gathering in the Woods 2016 are pleased to bring you this t-shirt featuring this year’s official poster. Get yours now & show your support on the day.



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