Welcome to Northbound!

Welcome to the home of Northbound, a festival nestled in the fells of the Lake District. 

Northbound is one of Cumbria’s newest festivals. Showcasing some of the most exciting breakthrough British acts, festival favourites and home grown local artists.  

In December 2015, Northbound’s home town Cockermouth and others all across Cumbria were devastated by Storm Desmond. Homes and businesses were ruined, only years after recovering from “once in a century” flooding in 2009.

Despite these terrible events once again Cumbrian’s came together in an overwhelming show of community spirit, changing the attitude to one of positivity and resolve.

In 2016 with the town on the road to recovery Northbound in association with Allerdale Borough Council brought the festival from the fields to the streets to celebrate the spirit of us Northerners with the first ever…

Northbound Street Party!