Following government advice on gatherings and events, the Alston Live committee have been continuously assessing both the viability of running our festival, and obviously whether or not the powers that be would allow us to run the event. We have held back from making any final decision about this until today but feel that we could not leave it any longer.

Although we have been doing everything possible to keep the festival on track, we now have no choice but to postpone the event until next year. Apart from it not being financially viable we also believe it would be irresponsible given the uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 virus. read more…


Tickets for Alston Live 2020 are now on sale. Weekend tickets are £30, Saturday only tickets are £25 and Friday only tickets are £15. Accompanied children under 16 are free. Camping is included in the ticket price for festival ticket holders. There is a £10 charge for Camper Vans and Caravans which is payable at the gate. To buy now, go to our 2020 Tickets Page