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Gloworm Festival is a UK family festival, laying on a weekend of music, fun and games for the whole family on Nottinghamshire’s Thoresby Park.

Inviting all ages into its creative world, festival-goers will be able to enjoy performances and meet and greets with some of the UK’s best-loved children’s TV stars, as well as all kinds of interactive fun across Gloworm Festival’s many areas, such as The Hive, The Beach and the Village Green.

2020 will see Gloworm Festival return for its fifth year with a lineup that will delight both little and big kids alike, inviting festival-goers young and old to come and enjoy their favourite TV Stars, boogie on down to some brilliant bands, and join in some of the many workshops and activities the festival has to offer.

Gloworm Festival 2020 Lineup


Johnny and the Raindrops
Andy and the Odd Socks
Twist & Pulse
The Lancashire Hotpots
Dr. Ranj’s Teddy Bear Hospital

Sat 15 Aug 2020

Johnny and the Raindrops / Andy and the Odd Socks / The Lancashire Hotpots / Steps 2 / Nathan Hadley / Playmobil Rave

Sun 16 Aug 2020

Twist & Pulse [live] / Dr. Ranj’s Teddy Bear Hospital / Maddie Moate / Bez (Happy Mondays) [DJ set] / Taylor Swift Tribute / Playmobil Rave

Gloworm Festival 2020 Tickets

Tickets from £12.50 (€15.14) are now on sale
Payment Plan Available: pay just 10% today and the rest over 4 months
Flex Ticket Available: Buy your ticket till 30 April and cancel it FOR ANY REASON till 31 May


Camping during the festival requires a camping ticket. You will need basic camping gear, like a tent, a camping pad and a head torch (so useful in the night). Alternatively, you can book nearby hotels and apartments using the map below or visit booking.com

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Travel Info


Parking is free of charge. The car park will open at 9am each day.

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Nearby Retford Train Station is well connected from most UK cities. From London Kings Cross to Retford is a 2 hours journey. You can then take a 15 min taxi ride to the Venue.

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