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Ely to host 20th anniversary Cambridge Rock Festival

Lottery winner Adrian Bayford had planned to host rock festival at his Horseheath Lodge estate

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Ely is to host the 2024 Cambridge Rock Festival – a month after the same venue hosts the Ely Folk Festival. The rock festival will take place from August 1-4 at Harlocks Farm, (next to Ben’s Yard), Stuntney, Ely.

“The move to Ely came after management changes at Horseheath meant that the venue was no longer viable,” says a post on the rock festival’s Facebook page.

“Harlocks Farm itself is no stranger to rock, being the host of Pin

Cambridge Rock Festival will take place from August 1-4 at Harlocks Farm, (next to Ben's Yard), Stuntney, Ely

Cambridge Rock Festival will take place from August 1-4 at Harlocks Farm, (next to Ben’s Yard), Stuntney, Ely

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k Floyd’s cover photo for the Division Bell album, with 2 sculpted metal heads perfectly framing the view of Ely Cathedral.

“For the very first time Cambridge Rock Festival will host the Pure Floyd Show on the very same farm.”

The Cambridge Rock Festival had originally been scheduled to take place at the Horseheath Lodge estate of lottery winner Adrian Bayford.

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The Cambridge Rock Festival had originally been scheduled to take place at the Horseheath Lodge estate of lottery winner Adrian Bayford

The Cambridge Rock Festival had originally been scheduled to take place at the Horseheath Lodge estate of lottery winner Adrian Bayford Picture supplied by Bav Media Picture shows lottery winner Adrian Bayford at the Cambridge Rock Festival in 2017 which has been held in the grounds of his house in Cambridgeshire but it has been announced this year he will not be hosting it.

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However last year’s event there was called off after neighbours lodged complaints about noise “and chaos” in the area.

Organisers say the 20th anniversary Cambridge Rock Festival is set to offer their biggest selection of music in 4 days ever.

Ticket prices start from £34 for a Thursday ticket, or 4-day tickets are on available through their “variable pay-what-you-can-afford scheme” currently varying from £139 – £159.

Line up is in the final stages of completion and features the likes of Classic Rock, Blues Rock, Soul, Ska, Folk Rock. There are three stages to choose from.

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You can buy your tickets here – https://www.cambridgerockfestival.co.uk/tickets

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