Alister

Goodbye Alister

On 13th September, very sadly one of our founders, Alister Borthwick, died suddenly. Alister and his wife Verily started the tourism diversification of Deepdale Farm over 30 years ago, with the creation of Deepdale Granary, now the Groups Hostel, and the campsite on two horse paddocks during August. Without Alister, there wouldn’t be the range […]

Deepdale Podcast – September 2019

The September episode of the Deepdale Podcast is now available for our wonderful listening public to enjoy. Georgie and Jason chat about events in September in and around Deepdale, including the Norfolk Coast Dark Skies Festival. Simon tells us about his favourite place on the beautiful North Norfolk Coast. There’s chat about the more unusual […]

Special Concerts in St Mary's Church

Special Concerts in St Mary’s Church

During this year’s Deepdale Festival, we have organised two very special concerts in St Mary’s Church, Burnham Deepdale, the lovely round towered church just across the road from Deepdale Backpackers & Camping. On Saturday the Marham Bluebirds, officially the Marham Military Wives Choir, will be performing at 4pm. This large choir will fill the church […]

Man the Lifeboats at Deepdale Festival 2019

Man The Lifeboats!

Saturdays at the Deepdale Festival are always special … The greatest number of artists gathered in one place; all four of our stages in full swing; weird and wonderful entertainers wandering around the festival village. So, we need a very special band to round off the evening and send our festival goers home happy, smiling […]

A deep love of music …

… sits at the heart of our Festival Director Chris Haycock’s highly personal approach to the lineup at this, the third Deepdale Festival. His wide ranging musical tastes, together with a commitment to supporting the hugely talented local East Anglian music scene has resulted in our most diverse and hotly anticipated lineup yet! We’re going […]

Deepdale Festival Poster Square 2019

The coming of age of Deepdale Festival

Excitement is already building at Deepdale, with the announcement of the line-up for this year’s Deepdale Festival, the 3rd annual music and arts festival.  This year there are almost more acts than permanent residents in the village, consisting of the best original musicians from East Anglia and far beyond. Chris Haycock, the Festival Director, has […]

Sunday Line-up - Deepdale Festival 2019

Sunday Line-up – Deepdale Festival 2019

The Sunday lineup for this year’s Deepdale Festival is simply one we think you shouldn’t miss! We have a full day and evening of stunning music lined up, and have great pleasure in welcoming the hugely influential folk music luminary Martin Carthy to our Brick Barn Stage.  Intricately entwined with the history and traditions of […]

Friday Line-up - Deepdale Festival 2019

Friday Line-up – Deepdale Festival 2019

Friday’s lineup for the Deepdale Festival is very special indeed. Not only do we have the incredibly exciting Norfolk band of the moment Morganway headlining, we also have the core of the acclaimed Shackleton Trio, supplemented with two hugely talented musicians to become the Cobbler Bob String Band. And the unique and brilliant folk music […]