Forbidden Forest festival has announced the line-up for its eighth edition, which will mark the start of festival season.
The Boohoo sponsored event will once again be hosted in the grounds of the stunning Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire.
Festival goers can expect the best of the best talent across House, Techno and D’n’B, with its biggest line-up to date – and it’s not too late to secure your spot.
Here’s everything you need to know about the three day event.
Exciting: Forbidden Forest festival has announced the line-up for its eighth edition, which will mark the first weekend of summer
When is Forbidden Forest festival?
Forbidden Forest festival, held at Belvoir Castle, Grantham, will take place over three enchanted days from June 2 to June 4.
Doors open at midday each day and stages will begin to close at 22:30, with the entire festival closing at midnight.
Who are the main music acts?
50 talented artists will be spread across five stages including the bunker, the manor and the reactor which will be located in the forest.
Those attending Forbidden Forest this year can expect performances from a wide range of artists, including big names such as Camelphat and Example.
They will be joined by chart-topping DJ’s such as MK, Nathan Dawe, Ancy C and Patrick Topping.
Tech house dJ’s such as Michael Bibi, Solardo, Hannah Wants, Ben Hemsley and Denis Sulta are sure to get the crowd bouncing over the weekend.
The full line-up, including a stage by stage breakdown for Friday, Saturday and Sunday can be found here.
The set times have been released on Forbidden Forest’s official Instagram page.
Talneted: Those attending Forbidden Forest this year can expect performances from a wide range of artists, including big names such as Camelphat and Example (pictured)
Sets: They will be joined by chart-topping DJ’s such as MK, Nathan Dawe (pictured), Ancy C and Patrick Topping
Where can I get tickets?
Weekend camping tickets are currently on sale for £160.50, while non-camping weekend tickets are £110.50.
Saturday and Sunday day tickets are still available to purchase and cost £60.50. They can be purchased here.
How to travel to the music festival
The official travel partner, Big Green Coach, is providing a carbon neutral coach services to and from the festival site from £10.
Pick up locations include Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Doncaster, Hull, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham, Peterborough, Sheffield, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton.
There will also be shuttle buses running from Grantham station to the festival site.
Parking passes are available to purchase in advance from £15 for the day or from £25 for the weekend.
About Forbidden Forest festival
Each day of the festival will end with a silent disco, starting at 10pm and ending at 3am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Soon: Forbidden Forest festival will take place over three enchanted days from June 2 to June 4
A spokesperson for the organisers said: ‘Forbidden Fridays will never be the same, with organisers revealing that for 2023, the Forest will be opening two live stages in the main arena on the Friday night.
‘Complete with full production and stellar line-ups from world renowned party brand Glitterbox and the famous Defected record label which is one of the longest running independent labels of its kind, setting the standard for house music in the UK.
‘This is the first time there has been live music on the Friday night alongside the Forbidden Silent Disco – both of which are exclusive to campers.’
Organisers say fans who attended last year’s Forbidden Forest at Belvoir Castle described it as a ‘unique raving experience with an amazing atmosphere’.
More information can be found here.
Acts: The full line-up, including a stage by stage breakdown for Friday, Saturday and Sunday can be found here