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2nd – 4th AUGUST 2024

Following on from an epic first year of Nestival, we return during the first weekend in August to do it all again! Nestival is a celebration of our Cuckoo’s Nest bar at the distillery. A three day event packed full of the very best live music from wonderful local artists and bands, amazing artisan food, fabulous craft beers and our delicious Cuckoo Spirits.

Check out Nestival ’23 on the video below.

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PRICING & TICKETS

Tickets are on sale now and available from our website or in person at the distillery.

Friday: £30
Saturday: £30 (Sold Out)
Sunday: £25
Sunday Kids: £0 – Must be registered to attend
Full Weekend Pass: £75

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OPENING TIMES

Friday 2nd August: 12 Noon till Midnight
Saturday 3rd August: 12 Noon till Midnight
Sunday 4th August: 12 Noon till 6pm

Anyone wishing to volunteer to help the team tidy and prepare for the next day in the mornings, please get in touch!

WHERE IS NESTIVAL?
ARTISTS, FOOD, DRINK & FAQs

Live Music

FRIDAY

We headline Friday by throwing it all the back to the birth of Rock & Roll with The Rockabillies. A mix of current and classic tunes with that 50/60s swing vibe. See you on the dance floor! You will also be treated to Country and American Favourites, The Symbolics. Plus solo favourites from the powerful Connor Banks, Danny B and crowd pleasing Jake Heaton

SATURDAY

Returning during the Saturday power hour is local hero, Kevin Simm. Current lead singer of Wet, Wet, Wet, star of Liberty X and winner of the The Voice UK. Kevin will get the Saturday night party started ready for our final act and distillery favourites, Under The Covers. They will provide and non stop 90/00s party to see us into Sunday!

SUNDAY

Sunday is our Family day with Under 18s allowed. We start with some laid back covers from Dan Warbrick and Lee Richards. Our headline act is Satin Avenue, a chilled three piece band to take us through the afternoon. Closing out Sunday is our very own Liz Long with some classics from the Movies and Musicals for all the family to enjoy!

Artisan Food Stalls

FRATELLI’S PIZZA

Serving up artisan wood fired pizza on Saturday and Sunday, distillery favourites Fratelli’s also have delicious Italian street food and sweet treats in the form of cannoli’s.

BUTCHER FARRELL

Our new resident food vendor at the distillery. Butcher Farrell has taken Insta by storm and is well known across the North West for his delicious aged meats and BBQ meats.

TAKA TAKA MAM

Sit in the sun and enjoy the true taste of Greece in the form of a loaded meat or veggie Gyros. The perfect combination for Nestival. Taka Taka use authentic Greek ingredients.

FLYING PIG PIZZA

Our long term partners at the distillery will be serving up their brilliant wood fired pizza on Nestival Friday. Be sure to try the Sunshine Garlic Bread, a firm favourite at the distillery.

WAFFLE KART

Making their distillery debut, all the way from Manchester. Waffle Cart are serving up Crispy Fried Chicken and Waffle combinations  Look out for the Chinese twist! Yum!

What to Drink?

CUCKOO SPIRITS & COCKTAILS

Along with our main distillery bar serving up Cuckoo Gin, Vodka and Rum, look our for our pop up Cuckoo Cocktail bar on the room for classics like a Negroni to refreshing Summer Spritz.

LOCAL CRAFT BEER BAR

We are proud to be working with and serving Rivington Brewery (Chorley), Three Bees Brewery (Blackburn), State of Kind Brewery (Wigan) and Chain House Brewery (Preston)

PREMIUM WINES & FIZZ

Local wine specialists Whalley Wine Shop will provide us with a curated wine list from refreshing whites, bright rose, soothing reds and the best bubbles to enjoy over Nestival weekend.

CONTINENTAL LAGERS

Spanish brewed Victora Malaga is a main lager pour of the weekend alongside, Birra Murano and our very ‘own’ Rogue Lager. Look our for a few other beer styles on the main bar too.

Nestival FAQ’s

View our FAQ’s for Nestival – we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to provide you with all the information you need.

Don’t worry, we won’t be offended if you don’t like gin! We distil other spirits you might enjoy such as rum and vodka and we also sell premium lager, craft ales, top quality wines and a variety of soft drinks. Something for everyone!

Yes, this is a ticketed event only. Make your booking through the bookings page of our website.

Well-behaved dogs on a lead are allowed

Please see the list of food vendors above. We do not allow guests to bring there own food. However, parents or guardians with young children on our family day are permitted to bring any required food and drink.

Children of all ages are also welcome on Nestival Sunday. They must have a ticket registered to be allowed access. Tickets for children are limited.

Friday and Saturday are strictly over 18s only.

This is a ticketless event. Please have proof of your booking confirmation on your phone or printed out. On arrival you will be provided with a wristband to wear for the event. If members of your party are coming separately, just make sure security on the gate are aware and they will make a note.

Your wristband will allow you access in and out of Nestival throughout the day in case you need to leave at any point. If you have a weekend pass, you can use the same pass all weekend.

On arrival you will be able to purchase drinks tokens, these are accepted at all drinks stations (except coffee). The value of a token is £2.50. We offer a saving if you buy 25 tokens (£60). Food, coffee and external vendors will accept cash or card.

We have very limited parking on the farm during Nestival so we advise that you made use public transport or private taxi hire to arrive and leave the farm.

We do not have camping facilities on the farm. Locally there are many hotels to stay in from Premier Inns, Holiday Inns and Travel Lodge for budget accommodation or local inns like The Dressers Arms, Shaw Hill, Stanley House, Farrington Lodge or Park Hall for more premium. Check out airbnb to support our locals too.

Our Tom & Jack explain all

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