Bearded Theory Festival is a music and performing arts festival in Catton Hall in the National Forest, Derbyshire held over four days in May.
Formed in 2007, over the years the festival has seen performances from the likes of Reverend and the Makers, Dreadzone, Peter Hook, Wonder Stuff, Asian Dub Foundation, New Model Army, Seth Lakeman, Stiff Little Fingers, Billy Bragg, The Levellers, and Killing Joke.
The festival won UK Best Independent Festival in 2011 at the AIM Music Award, and Best Small Festival at the the UK Festival Awards in 2013, and Promoter of the Year at in 2014.
May 2017 saw headliners Madness, Slaves, Seasick Steve and Skunk Anansie take to the festival, yet this year it'll be bigger, as Sleaford Mods, Reverend and the Makers, and the Jesus and Mary Chain are among the first acts to be announced for Bearded Theory's Spring Gathering 2018.
Also confirmed for the bill are Jimmy Cliff, Miburn, the Coral, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Sleeper, Show Of Hands, the Shimmer Band, Random Hands, UK Subs, Ruts DC, Lucy Spraggan, Will Varley, Rews, Jesus Jones, Jeramiah Ferrari, Tidelines, Dubioza Kolektiv, Crazyhead, the Rumjacks and Everly Pregnant Brothers, among others. Catch all of these live by checking out the festival dates and ticket information below on Stereoboard.