Discover Stanhope, the home of the Stanhope Weekender Music Festival

Venture to Stanhope, in Weardale, the tranquil and picturesque market town that stands as a beacon of serenity within the Durham Dales. As the proud host of the Stanhope Weekender Music Festival, it beckons visitors with its lush greenery and calming atmosphere.

At the heart of Durham’s stunning landscape, Stanhope serves as an idyllic retreat for relaxation and a hub for invigorating outdoor activities. The River Wear meanders through the town, providing a scenic backdrop perfect for those who delight in nature and wish to engage with the outdoors. The ford at Stanhope is particularly enchanting, offering a playful crossing for ramblers via oversized stepping-stones.

The town’s historical significance is captured by the ancient fossil tree, bearing witness to over 320 million years of history, and the 12th Century St Thomas’ Church, a vestige of Durham’s rich Christian heritage with its Victorian font made from Frosterley marble.

The Weardale Railway, accessible from Stanhope station, transports visitors on a scenic journey through the heart of the Durham Dales, linking to the bustling market towns of Wolsingham and Bishop Auckland.

No visit to Stanhope would be complete without a trip to the Durham Dales Centre. It’s the perfect spot to gather local visitor information, enjoy a delightful repast at the cafรฉ, and find inspiration for further exploration.

Whether you’re drawn to the vibrant rhythms of the Stanhope Weekender Music Festival or the tranquil allure of the Durham countryside, Stanhope promises a rich tapestry of experiences and memories to cherish.

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Stanhope Showground, Unthank Park, Stanhope, DL13 2PQ

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Things are really heating up at Stanhope Weekender HQ! ๐Ÿ”ฅ We`re thrilled to bring you a spectacular variety of entertainment, from mesmerising fire performances to incredible live music. Get ready for an unforgettable festival experience! ๐ŸŽ‰

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Things are ramping up as we approach the final three weeks! ๐ŸŽ‰ We canโ€™t wait to create an even bigger and better Stanhope Weekender for 2024. Get ready for an unforgettable experience! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽถ

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๐ŸŽ‰ Just 4 weeks to go until Stanhope Weekender 2024! The countdown is officially on. Are you ready to dive into an unforgettable weekend of music, food, and memories? Grab your tickets now and get ready to experience the best of live tribute acts! ๐ŸŽถโœจ

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๐Ÿ•๏ธ Exciting news, festival-goers! Castle Park camping is now 90% sold out! If youโ€™re planning to join us at Stanhope Weekender with your tent, motorhome, or caravan, nowโ€™s the time to secure one of the final spots. Donโ€™t miss out on the chance to be part of the magic! Act fast and book your spot today! โณ๐ŸŽถ

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๐ŸŽธ Rock Your Fancy Dress at the Festival! ๐ŸŽธ

We love seeing our festivalgoers get into the groove and show up in their most epic fancy-dress costumes on Saturday! Whether you`re channelling a rock legend, a pop icon, or something totally unique, we can`t wait to see your amazing looks.

And guess what? There are even prizes for the best dressed! So, dust off your costumes, bring the music vibes, and join us for a chance to shine and win big.

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As we step into June and the final countdown to Stanhope Weekender 2024, weโ€™re out here at the stunning Castle Park campsite, finalising plans amidst this breathtaking wildflower meadow. ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒž

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๐ŸŒŸ Did you know? At Stanhope Weekender, 100% of ticket sale revenue is invested back into creating an unforgettable experience for our festival community! It`s all about people before profit. Join us for a celebration that truly gives back to those who make it amazing. ๐ŸŽ‰

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We might be a bit biased, but we truly believe this is our best lineup yet! ๐ŸŒŸ Every year at the Stanhope Weekender, we aim to top the last, and 2024 is set to blow you away with incredible acts and unforgettable performances. Donโ€™t miss out on what promises to be a legendary weekend! ๐ŸŽถ

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Catch the festival spirit! ๐ŸŒŸ Moments like these truly capture the joy and energy at Stanhope Weekender. You all make the festival unforgettable! ๐ŸŽ‰ Are you ready?

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๐ŸŒŸ Surprise addition to our lineup! Just when you thought it couldnโ€™t get any better, weโ€™re kicking off Saturday with a bang! Join us for a world-class tribute to Whitney Houston, capturing the heart and soul of her legendary music. Donโ€™t miss this extraordinary performance! ๐ŸŽคโœจ

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Itโ€™s an electric Tuesday here at SW24 HQ! ๐ŸŒŸ As we gear up for more exciting announcements, weโ€™re also taking a moment to look back at the incredible memories from 2023.

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Live from Stanhope, a standard Friday evening. See you all in 8 weeks ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ˜‰

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๐ŸŒโœจ Dive into a world of flavours at our Food Village! ๐Ÿด From authentic Greek street food to traditional fish and chips, our exceptional selection of vendors brings you the best cuisines from around the globe, all in one place. Come hungry and leave inspired by the delicious diversity weโ€™ve curated just for you. See you there! ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿฅ˜

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๐ŸŒฟโœจ Experience the enchantment of our Castle Park campsite, cradled within a picturesque walled meadow. Just a leisurely 5-minute stroll from the festival arena, youโ€™ll wander across a tranquil river, immersing yourself in nature along the way. ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŒณ

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