Saturday 17th August 2019

12 noon till 11 pm

Our aim is to raise awareness around the subject of stigma and taboos in mental health issues and try to create a change in the culture.

We aim to do this by being positive and enabling people to talk about their illness without recriminations.

We will hold many events throughout the year as fundraisers and raising awareness

We will be fund raising throughout the year towards the big festival in August 2019.

All collections on the day Will Be going to MIND charity in Tyneside and Washington

We aim to change peoples ideas about mental health issues.

Latest Line up additions

Eddy Popescu – Elvis Tribute
Richy Bass
This Ground Moves
Three Odd Shoes

Fairground · T-Shirt Printing · Circus Acts · Street Food · Bar · Kids Activities · Parking


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Quarry Stables Farm, Wardley, Gateshead, NE10 8AA