“A classic combination of music, lovely food and drink, family and arts activities in a stunning location. It’s good value, and regulars applaud its non-commercial feel.”

 – The Guardian



Music and arts in a
beautiful forest location

A family-friendly festival featuring:

2 Live Music Stages  |  Late night DJs  |  Outdoor Food Court  |   Interactive Arts  |  Music Participation Workshops  |  Cinema  |  Songs & Stories stage |  Early Years Music  |   Family & Field Theatre  |  Outdoor Pursuits  |  Mountain Biking  |  Health & Wellbeing  |  Beer Festival  |  Star Spotting…

“Probably the only festival left where you can listen to the headliner as you snuggle down with your kids and a glowstick in your tent.”

– The Guardian


As part of the run-up to the 2016 Cloudspotting Festival, we are thrilled to announce a very special live concert at the fabulous venue of Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery.

This event, on Thursday, April 21st (7.15pm doors), features one of our festival favourites Michael Chapman, who will be performing a special anniversary concert with the incredible pedal steel guitarist BJ Cole and cello player Sarah Smout.


Early Bird festival tickets for 2016 are now sold out.  Thank-you to all those who caught the worms. The good news is that our full price festival tickets are also superb value and only a few measly quid more than last year. You can purchase them here, from our website, or in person at The Grand Venue, Clitheroe (or by telephoning The Grand Box Office on 01200...


We were dead chuffed to see so many of you at Cloudspotting’s Christmas party dancing the night away to superb sets from our friends HENGE and HONEYFEET at the fabulous Grand Venue, Clitheroe, on December 19.  What a dappa display of live music and all round great camaraderie.  We will be doing more satellite shows like this in a number of North West locations this year. Watch this...


Early Bird tickets have now SOLD OUT

Adult Weekend

U16 Weekend

Weekend Car Parking Ticket

Weekend Live-In Vehicle

Wonderful to enjoy glorious countryside, a soundtrack of eclectic excellence and no sense of commercial exploitation…

Fun filled, fabulous, friendly full of character festival

Geese flying, adults clapping, children dancing, bubble man blowing, everyone smiling, happiness radiating

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