Barrow Hill roundhouse Rail Ale

Once again, we have lined up three days of fantastic entertainment for you all.

Back by popular demand, because there’s so much going on at Rail Ale 2024, is the three-day Rail Ale Weekend Pass, which includes entry to Rail Ale Rock Night on Thursday 16th May with AC/DC UK, Europe’s most explosive tribute to AC/DC.

Headlining Rail Ale on Friday night will be Soul Battalion, a Sheffield-based Soul & Motown band with blazing brass, driving rhythm and soaring vocals. And we have a real treat in store for Saturday night with Calling Planet Earth, showcasing the best of New Romantic 80s: Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Ultravox, Tears For Fears, ABC, Japan, Human League and more. Definitely not one to miss! We’ve got some more great music acts lined up throughout the Festival and we’ll be putting more information on here and on our social media pages over the coming months.

As well as the music, we mustn’t forget all those lovely beers and ciders, the renowned Rail Ale Gin Palace and, of course, the Rail Ale trains!

To quench the thirst there will be over 400 real ales from around the country including many brewed locally in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, a great range of ciders and craft beers, the hugely popular Rail Ale Gin Palace and a sprinkling of sparkle with the Prosecco & Wine bar.

For music lovers there will be fantastic live music in the marquee and on the main stage from jazz and brass through acoustic, funk and soul to rock and roll.

The Street Food Court will be on hand to provide you with a tasty range of food to suit every appetite from pork pies to pizza and hog roast to noodles.

Between 12noon and 5pm on Friday and Saturday the popular Rail Ale train will be running for our visitors. The dedicated shuttle bus service will also be running from Chesterfield railway station into the Festival on all three days.

Please note that it is over 18s only after 5.00pm on all three days of the Festival

Location Campbell Drive Barrow Hill, Chesterfield S43 2PR
Event Ended Sat 18 May 2024

Information is provided to the best of our knowledge, but please check with the festival organiser before attending as the details here may be inaccurate.


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