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Last few hours of Tier 2 Tickets

We hope this email finds you well and eagerly anticipating the upcoming Gate to Southwell Festival! As the event draws near, we wanted to remind you that today is the last day to secure your tickets at current prices. It's now less that four weeks until we open the gates (29th June to 2nd July). See here for tickets.

Even more great acts have been added to this month’s much-anticipated event including Mercury Prize-nominated and BBC Folk award-winning singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman, The Kris Drever Band (led by one of Scotland’s finest performers) and Joe Broughton’s inspiring and influential Conservatoire Folk Ensemble from Birmingham.

Seth’s celebrated album ‘Kitty Jay’ catapulted him to the forefront of the new British folk movement and its successor ‘Freedom Fields’ became the first of his six UK Top 40 albums. The West Country roots star recently released ‘Make Your Mark’ and will perform with Benji Fitzpatrick (Bellowhead, Faustus) and Devon singer-songwriter Alex Hart. Meanwhile The Kris Drever Band play their only English festival at GTSF. Kris is one of the finest contemporary Scottish musicians and songwriters, best known for his guitar and vocals in Lau alongside Martin Green and Aidan O’Rourke. Kris performs in Southwell with Louis Abbott from Admiral Fallow, double bassist Euan Burton and jazz singer Rachel Lightbody.

They’ll join more than 50 other folk, roots, acoustic, World and Americana acts (performing across four stages) including The Raghu Dixit Project, Dog Show Sessions – British folk music legends Show Of Hands with the Madrid-based Irish-American roots quartet Track Dogs, Thursday Blues Night headliners the veteran British R&B outfit Nine Below Zero, famous West Ireland traditional musicians Gatehouse, plus top singer-songwriters such as John Smith, Martyn Joseph and Tom Russell and many other unmissable acts such as NoGood Boyo, London Afrobeat Collective, Jake Blount, Rory McLeod, Helian

Have a look around the website for full details on the line-up, family events, dancing, comedy, food & drink, workshops and directions.

So, don't miss out on the opportunity to save some extra pounds by purchasing your tickets today - take advantage of the current prices and ensure your spot at the GTSF before the prices go up.

We sincerely appreciate your support and can't wait to welcome you. Join us as we celebrate the power of music and the spirit of togetherness!


The GTSF Team


3rd to 6th July 2025

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