SCHOOL OF ADVENTURE
Experience whitewater thrills on the River Derwent under the sheer sides of High Tor or walk on water with paddle boarding at Tittesworth Reservoir.
Become a better rider on our technical pump track or gain the skills for bigger self-supported adventures that could take you around the world.
Underground or overground - we have courses that will teach you the ropes
Tales of adventure, expedition, and derring-do with award-winning swashbucklers and Alpkiteers. What campfire is complete without stories to share round it? Some of our favourite adventurers and Alpkiteers are generously giving up their time to join us at Big Shakeout tent, share and discuss their latest exploits, and answer an burning questions we have about their adventures. The Big Shakeout elves are busy working on the Speaker programme for now, watch this space for a taster of what's to come!
The Big Shakeout will feature some of the best films from the festival circuit this year. Bring your popcorn, your pizza, your strawberry bonbons (or whatever you need to enjoy a film really...) and tune into some inspirational, edge-of-your-seat, and downright hilarious films. We'll be bringing you showreel details shortly - stay tuned!
Live music is the perfect accompaniment for a weekend of activity, here's a taste who will be bringing music to your ears at the Big Shakeout Music is the beating heart of the Big Shakeout Festival... and a great excuse for us all to let our hair down, bob our heads, and move our feet. Our talent scouts are out searching for music that you just can't help dancing to (as well as music that you can sit back and relax to). Don't worry, we'll make sure you're the first to know when the line up goes live!
FOOD & DRINK
As much as we love creating delicious culinary concoctions on our camping stoves, sometimes it's nice to give your stove the day off, hang up your rucksack and have a hearty hot meal made for you (preferably with a nice beer too!).
Free Tea and Coffee
At registration, we'll equip you with a Big Shakeout Mug that you can use to make the most of free tea and coffee all weekend. Hurrah for that!
Chef Jamie and the team will be serving hot and cold breakfasts, lunches, drinks and snacks on Saturday and Sunday.
The Foundation Bar
Conveniently camped out just by the main stage, Ben and the team be serving drinks at the Foundation Bar (including local beers and not-so-local wines) on Friday and Saturday Evenings.
A variety of independent street vendors will be parking up to provide us with tasty meals all weekend
Set in the grounds of Thornbridge Outdoors close to Bakewell, we have onsite camping and access to their awesome facilities.
The Monsal Trail
Running alongside the site The Monsal Trail is a traffic free route for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and wheelchair users.
A short ride along the Monsal Trail will see you at the home of the nations favourite tart, we dare you to leave without picking one up.
Our festival is in the Peak District, an ideal location for climbing, walking, running, mountain biking and kayaking.
Onsite camping, included with your weekend pass.
We have limited space available for camper vans, if you are sleeping in your vehicle you need a ticket.
Handy if you don't want to bring your own tent but you still want the camping experience.
This is a great option for families and close friends not wanting to camp over the weekend.