Krankenhaus Present
Simon Armitage

About Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage is the UK Poet Laureate and was Oxford Professor of Poetry (2015-2019). His numerous accolades include an Ivor Novello Award for song-writing in the BAFTA-winning film Feltham Sings.

Armitage has published 28 collections of poetry. His latest, Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic, features ‘Zodiac T Shirt’ performed at the launch of Beck’s Song Reader. His best-selling memoirs include Gig: The Life and Times of a Rock-star Fantasist about the formation of his band The Scaremongers. Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds, Armitage is a regular contributor on BBC Radio 6 Music’s Radcliffe and Maconie, a translator of medieval poetry and a performer/songwriter with the band Land Yacht Regatta.  

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Weekend tickets are available at the following link – at £150 for adults and reduced prices for 16-year-olds and younger. Under threes are free. 

There will be a single £15 parking charge for overnight parking for the weekend. There is no parking charge for non-overnight parking – for people attending the festival but staying elsewhere in the area. 
Camping is included in the ticket price – but the £15 parking charge will apply to motorhomes and campervans staying for the weekend 
26th - 29th of August 2022