Living SUSTAINABLY with Style

UPDATE! We are Crowdfunding from 21 July – 17 August to raise £7,500 – can you spare £2 to make the Festival happen? Please donate

A big FREE weekend of activities designed for all the family. Showing you how to save money, be environmentally savvy and  live a rich and creative life. Featuring leading and emerging artists, demonstrations, stalls, talks & workshops offering thrifty advice, tips and tricks as well as innovative tasty food and drink.


Our Big Thrifty Thanks go to…

We are Crowdfunding from the 20 July-17 August 2016 to raise £7,500 for this year's Festival. All donations will be used to keep the Festival admission FREE and to add to our programme of activities and artists, making the Festival even more engaging and accessible to all. If you would like to pledge from £2 up to £1500 for our business packages please follow the link to our Crowdfunder p...

Food, Wonderful Food

Eating and drinking is always a huge part of the Festival and this year is no different. There’ll be food making workshops, Bistro Du Van, The Community Table, Foraging, Jamallot (and Jamalittle) as well as a foodie quarter in the stunning stable block and picnic sites on the field and in the woodlands.

Workshop Tickets

During the run up to the Festival each year we sell an array of workshop tickets on line. These will be available to booking in August/September. Workshops for 2015 covered a multitude of topics including wine blending, scotch egg producing, jewellery design, book binding, weaving, sewing, beekeeping and much more... Sign up to our e-shot and we'll let you know when tickets are available. Admission to the Festival is FREE. Parking is £5 per car. Workshop tickets start from £8.50 and are bookable on line.  ...

Our Partners

Arts Council England Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council Teeside University Hemingway Design PD Ports BBC Tees National Citizen Service Tracey Kidd Photography