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The festival with beards, bands and DJs, returns

Carter USM


The Stranglers



The Wonder Stuff


Wilko Johnson


Mark Chadwick

Peter Hook & The Light


Dub Pistols





Pop will eat itself



The Blockheads


Duke Special


The Orb Soundsystem

Hayseed Dixie


King Prawn




Culture Shock

We also have tickets on sale in Derby, Lichfield, Nottingham, Tamworth and Burton tourist information centres.

Bearded Theory Festival

Winner of best

Small Festival 2013

2013 winner of Best Small Festival (UK Festival Awards)

Festival Kidz

Gold Award Winner

2013 winner of a Festival Kidz Gold Award

Bearded Theory Festival is an award winning event set in the beautiful grounds of Catton Hall in South Derbyshire, with easy access to transport networks. It takes place over Bank Holiday weekend May 22-25.

Bearded Theory Festival Catton Park Walton On Trent Derbyshire Buy Tickets£87.00

In 2013 Bearded Theory was named Best Small Festival at the UK Festival Awards, as well as being shortlisted for Best Grassroots Event, Promoter Of The Year and Best Toilets. Tickets sell out every year, so don't risk disappointment!

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Evening campers! we are now counting down the days until we the open the gates of Catton Hall for the first time. We have some exciting news and some updates in this April edition. The latest on the line up:  Reverend and the Makers’ John McClure is back at Bearded Theory performing a R...

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