Deerstock is a wonderfully small but beautiful boutique music festival organised by festival goes for festival goers, on a not for profit basis. The Deerstock Collective, is a group of volunteers who put their own time and energy into creating a great weekend. The primary aim of the event, however, is to raise funds for charitable causes. The festival has raised over £80,000 to date, with donations each year given to three charities. Charities supported in the past include, Nottingham Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre, Notts Air Ambulance, Nottingham Emmanuel House, Nottingham Womens Centre, UNICEF, Alzheimers Society, Help for Heroes, CALM, Reach, The Lee Bonsall Memorial Fund, The Roy Stone Foundation and The Nepal Earthquake Fund, amongst others.
With three stages, a craft tent, children’s activities, workshops, a well-stocked bar, a cheese and cider tent and an excellent selection of food stalls – there is something for everyone.
Dates for Deerstock 2019 will be 26th-28th July. Confirmed acts include Transglobal Underground, Tony Wright from Terrorvision, Doggens All Stars, The Joey Green Band from Fort Worth Texas and Unknown Era, with many more to be confirmed. Deerstock feel the event is a chance to experience a ‘proper’ music festival in a field with camping and the chance to meet other families and festival goers in a small, safe environment. Set in the picturesque Nottinghamshire countryside, Deerstock is a perfectly petite festival!
Get your tickets for 2019 HERE.