Your festival lineup...

During the weekend the festival arena will be buzzing with live music, talks, films and more to keep you entertained and inspired with tales of adventure.

We'll continue to announce more of the lineup as we get closer to the festival, so keep checking back to keep the festival psyche high!

We'll also be sending important festival info through our email newletter, sign up to Alpkit Espresso at the bottom of the page to stay up to date.


Live music every night


Learn and get inspired


Watch tales of adventure

Just some of the musical lineup for Big Shakeout...

Mycelium Network

Acoustic rock duo


Genre-bending dance duo

Frazer Harris

Indie folk artist

The Tigermen

Infectious rhythm and blues

The Jim Burke Band

Genre-mixing (now)quartet

Commoners Choir

A singing newspaper

Dan Loops

Acoustic rap artist

John Angus Blues Band

Blues rock band

Jungle Lion

SKA and reggae cover band

Gresty's Wasters

Cover band

Talks and Presentations

Catch talks and presentations from guest speakers throughout the festival weekend. Stay topped up with tales of adventure, inspiration and practical how-to's for your next trip.

Watch this space for further information to come.

Our lineup for talks

Al Humphreys & Jenny Graham

Round the world Journeys

Dan Milner

Bikepacking through North Korea

Matthew Spencer

Cycling across Eurasia for Sturgeon

Laura and Stevie

Stela Tandem: A record-breaking tandem ride around the world

Lee Craigie

Other Ways to Win

Jo Moseley

Paul Messner

Anna Wells

Suzie Wheway

Fighting for a right to roam in water

Rachel Morris

Accessibility into the Outdoors

Harrison Ward

How the mountains saved my life

Helen Littlejohn

A mum's canoeing adventure to sweden


Spend your festival evenings watching some of our favourite outdoor films. Whether you run, climb, hike, camp, swim or bike there'll be films to capture your imagination. Kick back, relax and enjoy the show.

Screenings include a specially selected set of films from:

  • • Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF)
  • • Kendal Mountain Festival
  • • Dom Bush
  • • Reel Rock 17
  • • Kinder Trespass

Thank you to AIT Foundation

A big thank you to Ash from AIT Foundation who has donated his time to handling the sound and electrical systems at Big Shakeout 2023.

Thank you, Ash!

Alpkit Foundation

All the proceeds from the Big Shakeout festival go directly to Alpkit Foundation