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7th August 2023

Thornbridge’s ‘Peakender’ Festival returns to Bakewell Showground on 18th-20th August

  • Thornbridge’s iconic family friendly 3 day festival in the beautiful Peak District
  • Over 200 beers, 14 food vendors, multiple stages showcasing live music, comedy and kids entertainment
  • Camping and camper van spaces available as well as day tickets
  • ‘Family Day’ on Sunday to include inaugural Peakender Dog Show!

The renowned Peakender festival, hosted by Thornbridge Brewery, returns to the Bakewell Showground on the 18th-20th August for a family friendly weekend packed full of great beer, live music, comedy and street food.

The festival is now in its 8th year and goes from strength to strength with over 40 different breweries in attendance showcasing over 200 beers along with a packed schedule of live music, a children’s entertainment tent, 14 food vendors and even the inaugural Peakender Dog show!

Camping and glamping are available for the weekend as are day tickets for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Sales & Marketing Director, Dom Metcalfe, commented ‘Peakender is all about getting outdoors and enjoying the beautiful Peak District. The fact that there is great beer, great food and brilliant entertainment for all the family to enjoy is a bonus! The festival has grown year on year and this year is going to be the best yet!’

For ticket information, schedules of entertainment, live acts etc please visit





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