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Moor the Merrier!

14 - 15 September 2019

Two days of beer, live music, food and fun.

Join us for our first Rhythm and Brews festival at The Moors National Park Centre in Danby. Two days of beers, live music, local food stalls and children's activities for all the family to enjoy. Held in the Centre grounds, come and taste delicious food from over 12 local producers, sample the finest local beers from 15 breweries, enjoy cooking demonstrations, blacksmith demonstrations, children's entertainment and the funkiest live music on Saturday night to get you in the festival spirit. Rhythm and Brews

Children's activities include: clown/juggling workshop by Marko ~ Fly Casting Competition and more.

The Brews 

Artisan local beers are available direct from the brewers throughout the day and from the main festival bar at night.

Details on breweries will be available soon.

Line up (Saturday only)

Live music on Saturday night includes: Roger Sutcliffe ~ Joe Below ~ Mitch Laddie ~ Fat Medicine. 

Party the night away to the following bands that will be entertaining the crowds from 6pm till late. 

Joe Below 
Joe Below are a house rocking R n B band playing tunes by Robert Cray, Freddie King, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, JJ Cale and the Fabulous Thunderbirds.

Mitch Laddie Band
Mitch Laddie Band's style is genre destroying. Commentators have declared him the future for those who are yearning for an artist who delivers pure music. He has released two albums to critical acclaim, and is known throughout the European scene as a volcanic guitar genius with musical subtleties and a maturity far beyond his years, cemented when follow-up album “Burning Bridges” was voted 'Best Blues Album of 2012' by Blues & Soul Magazine.

Mitch is complemented by two extraordinary musicians: Matt Connor and Rhian Wilkinson. Influenced by Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Johnson, Michael Jackson, Prince and The Police, Mitch Laddie Band blend a plethora of styles into a unique and modern take on soulful, guitar driven music.

HEADLINER: Fat Medicine
Celtic rock'n reel band from Marske-by-the-Sea. Their sheer enjoyment of music comes through in their highly entertaining performances, covering everything from Irish traditional jigs and reels to Pogues covers. Fat Medicine add a vibrant punch to the folk music scene being once described as ‘a lucid beacon of heartfelt musical creativity, stomped out in a wacko windmill of superb music’. A prescription to cure all ills from the Celtic specialists.


Saturday day (11am – 6pm) - £5pp
Saturday night (6pm till late) - £10pp (incs. camping)
Saturday day/night (11am till late) - £15pp (incs. camping)
Weekend  - £15pp (incs. camping)
Sunday day (11am – 4pm) - £3.50
Under 12s: Free

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Doors open 11am
Food and drink from 11am


(Campervans, caravans and tents)
Access from 7:30am to 12pm on the Saturday (after 12pm no vehicles on camping field - tents to be carried on to the site).
Camping field to be vacated by 10am on the Sunday for those not attending the festival for Sunday
Camping field to be vacated by 4pm on Sunday once Festival closes
No open fires
Camping included in the evening ticket prices.

General site information

Site is fully accessible (grass field with no steps) and accessible toilets
Sorry no dogs are allowed
No food or drink to be brought onto the festival site (campers allowed to have food and drink of their own in the camping area).

Transport and parking

The Esk Valley Railway will be running services between Middlesbrough and Whitby, stopping at Danby Train Station.
A shuttle service from Danby Train Station will be made available, times to be updated soon.
Parking is included in the ticket price and available on site.