Photo of Beat Herder Festival main stage, streamer ribbons flowing from flood lit stage.




Since 2006, the Dockber Farm in Sawley, Lancashire, has hosted the Beat-Herder summer music festival. Breakbeat, dub, reggae, dubstep, techno, house, drum and bass, folk, dance-punk, and psychedelic rock are just a few of the musical styles represented at the event.

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Tickets can be purchased through the Beat-Herder Website. Information about tickets can be found on the FAQs page, for example, information about under 18s, what to do if you have an unwanted ticket.


Beat-Herder is a camping festival, please bring your own equipment. There is no family camping per-se, rather if you are seeking quieter camping then you are encouraged to pitch your tent towards the furthest fields.

Glamping is available, which is located in a separate field and provides access to luxury showers and loos. Glamping options and reservations can be viewed and made at the same time when purchasing your ticket.


Beat-Herder festival takes place at Dockber Farm in Sawley, Lancashire which is located on the edge of the "Forest Of Bowland", an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The closest towns are Clitheroe and Skipton.

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Beat-Herder operates a Personal Assistant ticket scheme providing a free additional ticket. For more information about Accessible facilities and PA application, please check out the accessibility answers on their FAQ page.

For anything urgent - please email

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