NEW ACTS JOIN HIGHEST POINT FESTIVAL LINE UP! Festival organisers announce more acts added to the the bumper weekend – plus, confirm the return of Big Family Day Out

Highest Point has announced a host of new acts joining its bumper weekend of music, food and activities, with the likes of Tom Zanetti, Voltage + Slay, Girls Don’t Sync and many more added to the line up. 

Other acts added to the festival line-up, which takes place in Lancaster in May include Gina Breeze, Anton Powers, D.O.D, Ki Creighton, Tim Gallagher, Gloria, Lois, Britizen Kane, Charlie Tee, Harriet Jaxxson, Lovedose, Funkademia, Sonny Wharton, Hattie Pearson, DJ Kaitzy and Ginny Koppenhal. 

The biggest open-air music festival in the region spans four days, from Thursday 12th May until Sunday 15th May, and will welcome 35,000 ticket holders to a fun-filled musical weekend, in the incredible setting of Williamson Park.

Guests can expect to see more than one hundred artists across six stages over the course of the weekend, plus a premier regional street food and craft beer offering on site. 

Festival Director, Jamie Scahill, said ‘We can’t wait to be back at the amazing Williamson Park in May, it’s been just 8 months since our last sell out festival there and we’re set to sell out again. This is our biggest line up and there is someone for everyone with lots of new surprises including our new beer hall style area, ‘Noktoberfest’. 

The full festival line up is as follows:


Richard Ashcroft 

Reverend and The Makers / The Lottery Winners / Chris Hawkins 


Clean Bandit (live) 

Anton Powers / Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) / Charlie Tee / Judge Jules / Low Steppa / Lowes / Luke Una / Mimi Webb / NOT3S / SASASAS / Sigala (live) / Turno / Voltage & Slay and many more…


Kaiser Chiefs

D.O.D / Example / Funkademia / Gina Breeze / Girls Don’t Sync / Gloria / Harriet Jaxxon / Horse Meat Disco / Lyra / Lois / Mae Muller / Sub Focus (DJ Set & ID) / Shy FX / The Cuban Brothers / Tim Gallagher /Tom Zanetti / Voltage and many more…


Free activities all day including: Live music / Interactive Theatre / Storytelling / Arts and crafts / Entry to the Butterfly House and Mini Zoo / Drumming workshops / Science Shows and much more.

Saturday tickets are sold out, along with the two and three day ticket packages, but general release tickets for the festival are still available for Thursday and Friday.  via Highest Point’s website.


Highest Point has also confirmed that The Big Family Day Out is back for its fourth year at the Lancaster-based event in May, with festival style activities designed for kids of all ages. 

The Big Family Day Out will take place on the final day of the festival, on Sunday 15th May in Williamson Park. 

The event will be a day full of fun and laughter for the whole family to take in the various sights and sounds of Highest Point, with a different kind of superstar lineup. Once inside the event Hartbeeps, the original music storytellers and creators of multi-sensory play, will be running sessions all day for the young ones to enjoy, whilst Magical Story Jars provide adventure-themed crafty story creation. 

And for those wanting some more music-focused activities, there will be dancing down in the woods to disco classics, making instruments out of recycled rubbish workshop or learning to drum with the samba specialists, Batala.

As well as the dedicated family activities, live music will continue on from the festival weekend on both the Main Stage and The Chris Glaba Memorial Stage for all the family to enjoy, with additional interactive activities spanning the whole of Williamson Park plus, guests will have access to Lancaster’s very own legendary butterfly house and mini zoo.

Tickets to The Big Family Day Out are now on  sale and can be purchased from here for £10 per adult, £5 per child (age 6-17), with kids under 5 going free. 

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