Kielder Fest

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Sat 2 & Sun 3 September

A weekend of fantastic performances, activities, music and food celebrates the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain on Mon 4 September. Activities will include:

Street Velodrome

Saturday and Sunday 10am – 6pm
Open to members of the public for tuition on the Street Velodrome and the opportunity to race against other participants.

3Sixty BMX Stunt Riders

Saturday and Sunday 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Check out the amazing riding skills of this talented team of BMX bandits.

Cycling Generation

Saturday and Sunday 9.30am-12.30pm, 1pm-4pm
Richard Rothwell will provide mountain bike coaching sessions across the weekend.

You'll need to bring your own bike - or hire one from The Bike Place 

£22 per person, suitable for Age 10+, book by calling 07903 925700

Live Bands

Saturday and Sunday 12-7pm
The weekend line-up includes Glen Roughead, Diablo, High Tide, Shaka and The Sublimes

Deckchair Movies

Saturday and Sunday 7.15pm

A pair of classic '80's films will be shown - Back to the Future (Sat) and Grease (Sun), followed by the first showings of a short show reel showcasing Kielder's dark skies; even it is cloudy!

The movies will be shown on a giant outdoor HD screen

Deckchairs will be provided, or you can choose to bring your own seating...

Food & Drink

The Velveteen Rabbit Luncheon Club

Why not try their famed 'Cajun Haloumi Parmesan Fries' or the quintessentially British 'Fish Finger Sandwiches'?

Hogs and Chix

A local vendor specialising in traditional hog and lamb roasts, along with their extremely popular Yorkshire pudding wraps

The Boat Inn & The Hide

Our restaurant on site will also be providing visitors with a number of different dishes. 

From lights snacks to ‘sit down meals’ there really is something for everyone.

Fun Activities

Free drop-in sessions will be run for the following activities:                                                          Crazy Carts (9+ years) 2pm – 6pm 
Crazy Trikes (6-9 years) 2pm – 6pm
Panna Soccer (6+ years) 12pm – 6pm
Hoverball Archery (6+ years) 12pm – 6pm
Jumping Pillow  (2+ years) 12pm – 8pm       
Body Zorbs (6+ years) 3pm – 6pm
Water Walkers  (3+ years) 1pm – 2pm 

Weight restrictions apply to some activites