About Sean Atkinson

Hey, I'm Sean, and I'm the lead organiser of Festival 8!

2018 tickets on sale NOW

Ticket Sales are on Now.  If you came last year and bought through Brown Paper Tickets you will have been sent a secret code.  Use this code to access lower priced tickets, there are only a limited number of these and you need a code to access them.  Click where it says.   Enter a Password or Discount Code Otherwise you can buy the slight more money Early Birds.

By | 2017-09-21T14:37:50+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Festival 8 2018|Tags: |0 Comments

Room Two

  Festival 8 is delighted to have Andy back as part of the now infamous Silent Disco in the Big Top.  He's got a 2 hour slot on the Friday night.     https://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/andymale   Andy Male, a founder of RoomTwo, has been involved in the house music and more predominantly the Drum & Bass scene since the early 1990s. Buying his first set of decks in 1990, Male started experimenting with the new wave of music that was coming through, spinning tunes at local parties and clubs. He went on to start Vinyl Network, one of the first

By | 2017-07-25T22:29:42+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Wheel Of Fortune

Wandering the site one night you might come upon this sight...... "Come and have a go on the Wheel of Fortune... Play yourself against the wheel and win a Prize or maybe find the answers you seek... OR maybe the wheel will play you but its ok cos... Every time a Winner on the wheel of miss fortune!! .. and it's got Prizes! Prizes! Prizes! Seek the Wheel or will the Wheel seek you."

By | 2017-07-25T22:29:42+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: comedy, Festival 8 2017, Festival Activities, pop up|Tags: , |0 Comments

Free Running with Team Reality

Team Reality Grimsby premier Parkour coaching team will be providing tuition for all ages at this year's festival 8. Parkour is now recognised as an official sport in the uk, also known as the art of movement, Free Runners use their bodies to interact with any terrain. running, jumping, climbing, rolling, vaulting and even summersaulting will be on the agenda in our safe and soft Parkour playground. With our experienced coaches on hand the team of local acrobats will be showing off their skills with daily demos and hosting taster sessions and for; knee high ninjas (4-8yrs) junior jumpers

By | 2017-07-25T22:29:42+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Categories: Festival 8 2017, Festival Activities, workshop|Tags: , |0 Comments

Silverback Bushcraft

Hidden in the trees along the woodland walk you will find Kieran from Silverback Bushcraft. Most people have heard of rubbing two stick together to make a fire, but is it really that easy? Come and find out, Keiran Hargreaves from siverback bushcraft will be about all weekend demonstrating fire lighting techniques both modern and ancient, so feel free to wonder over and give it a go, or have a chat about the range of bushcraft and survival courses they have on offer in over 900 acres of beautiful  Lincolnshire woodland. http://www.silverbackbushcraft.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/SilverbackBushcraft/

By | 2017-07-25T22:29:42+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: camping, Children, Festival 8 2017, workshop|Tags: , |0 Comments

Photo Workshops and Competition

"HIP Gallery is offering Festival8 snappers the chance to exhibit in Hull's Princes Quay. They will be holding a photography competition for the best photos taken at the festival, and 12 will be chosen for the exhibition. Not only that, they will be holding photography workshops for children and adults on the weekend. So whether you are a photo pro, a weekend snapper or a total beginner you could be exhibiting your photos in the City of Culture." There will be 2 workshops one for children the other for adults.  Bring you own camera or even your phone! SEE

By | 2017-07-25T22:29:42+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Children, Festival 8 2017, Festival Activities, workshop|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sunday Assembly

Life, its incredible when you stop to think of it.  Your chance of being here is infinitesimally small, yet here you are in all your unique glory.  There isn't another you and the likelihood of their being another is even smaller than the chance of you being here at all. In the busyness of our lives it's easy to get caught up in the daily grind or to forget to feel a bit of gratitude for the ordinary. The Sunday Service is a new thing for Festival 8 and like new things its finding it's feet.  We hope you

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