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Patrick Topping, Yousef and Solardo next to play Gisburne Park pop-up festival
The Lancashire country estate has been transformed by the UK's first socially-distanced summer festival
Date published: 9th Sep 2020
Once a picturesque, 18th century, grade-I listed country house set amongst a thousand acre estate in the Ribble Valley, a destination for soon-to-be-weds and home to roaming deer and parading peacock, Gisburne Park has undergone something of a transformation since the outbreak of Coronavirus (...haven’t we all?).
Now you’re just as likely to spot a Shapeshifter on the estate as you are a kingfisher, with Gisburne Park becoming the UK’s first socially-distanced summer festival in recent weeks.
Having already hosted the likes of Hot Since 82, Jonas Blue, Sam Divine and The Shapeshifters, the Lancashire open-air festival will welcome the North East’s finest, Patrick Topping, and Circus legend Yousef on Saturday 12th September, followed by raucous Manchester duo Solardo on Saturday 19th September.
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Welcoming social bubbles of four to six people, each party is provided with its own hexagonal pitch, spaced 2.6 metres apart, with a bar-to-pitch food and drink service. The ten acre site also employs a one-way system to ensure social distancing at all times.