Big Shakeout Festival 2013: 27th to 29th September

PUBLISHED: 12:01 18 July 2013 | UPDATED: 12:06 18 July 2013

Big Shakeout Festival

Big Shakeout Festival


A festival of the outdoors in the heart of the Peak District

Big Shakeout FestivalBig Shakeout Festival

This year’s Big Shakeout Festival, organised by Alpkit and Thornbridge Outdoors, will be held from the 27th to 29th September and promises to offer a host of exciting activiies for all ages, in a weekend packed full of adventure and entertainment.

The event will once again take place at Thornbridge Outdoors, near Bakewell, in the heart of the Peak District.

The Big Shakeout is designed to bring together many people with a love for the outdoors, combining both adventure and entertainment. Throughout the weekend there will be a diverse range of courses available through the School of Adventure, from climbing, biking, and canoeing to caving, bushcraft and photography. These will be run by Thornbridge instructors, elite athletes and top coaches, offering short, affordable oppurtunities to try something new or brush up on your existing skills. Then as the sun goes down, the festival area will be transformed into a relaxing environment – perfect for listening to live music, watching adventure films and socialising.

Whether you’ve been doing it for years or are just looking to start out, the festival has something for everyone. A Big Shakeout pass gives you 2 nights of camping in the beautiful Thornbridge grounds, a host of free on-site activities, a Saturday night meal and evening entertainment – priced at £45 per adult and £20 per child.

Tickets and full details are now available at

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