Live music, delicious food & drinks & a fantastic atmosphere
What you will find...
The Bushcraft Show isn’t just an event dedicated to outdoor skills… it’s a three day festival! Come for the whole weekend and enjoy a programme of live music and evening entertainment, delicious food and drinks, and a fantastic atmosphere. On Saturday and Sunday it’s possible for day ticket holders to purchase an ‘Entertainment Pass’, but really we recommend you camp!
After we’ve downed our tools, we fire up the speakers and welcome a fantastic selection of musical acts to the main stage. Pull up a chair and listen, or kick off your shoes and dance… the choice is yours. Final line-up to be announced shortly.
Ceilidh bands tend to be made up of three to six players, playing instruments such as fiddles, flutes, accordions, drums and even electric guitars, and the songs are cheery and lively to get everyone up in the mood to dance!
The main bar at The Bushcraft Show is run by Tollgate, a local and independently-owned craft brewery with big ambition! Tollgate is located on the National Trust Calke Abbey Estate and uses traditional brewing techniques that would be recognisable to early brewers in the 1800’s.Tollgate produce a wide variety of traditional real ales from their 6-barrel brewery. They will be producing a special ‘Bushcraft Show’ brew for you to sample! Alongside their core offering, the bar will also offer a selection of cider, lager, wines and spirits.There will also be a selection of stands offering craft tipples to wet your whistle. New for this year, we’re also welcoming the BubbleBee Co.
Head down to the lakeside to breathe deeply and connect with your body and the earth. we will be offering yoga classes and massage over the course of the weekend, and there will also be opportunities for wild swimming and Finnish sauna