‘Beyond the Woods’ – Halloween Song Challenge
We're setting you a Halloween challenge! On the 31st, we will be publishing a collaborative Halloween piece. Last week we asked some talented writers to come up with a Halloween themed poem - now we want to hear from the musicians!
Beyond the Woods Meets: Indigo Bay
We chat to the wonderful Indigo Bay - an in-person video interview for a change! Including a sneak preview of their new song...
A new playlist: made by you!
We recently put out a call for new music, new artists, to create a banging playlist of local music – written, recorded, and sent in by you! As always, you didn’t disappoint. Thank you to anyone who sent their music in – we’re always endlessly impressed with the variety of talent in and around Lincolnshire, […]
Bull supports revealed!
We reveal the incredible supports for the long-awaited Bull gig! Learn a little more about each of these carefully selected acts...
We have a YouTube channel!
Guess who finally has a YouTube channel?! (hint: it's us) Plus: get involved with our latest opportunity for independent artists!
Beyond the Woods Meets: Pylons
Thanks to Pylons for finding time for a quick interview at their Engine Shed gig! We talk lockdown creativity, yoghurt, and BTW festival (of course).
Beyond The Woods Meets: Rebekah Fitch
Rebekah Fitch is an Irish alternative singer and songwriter. Her most recent songs have been released alongside some totally unique extras - a short film, a tapestry, and an entire game! We caught up with her to ask where her inspiration comes from...
Beyond the Woods Meets: Bull
Bull are ones to watch - they recently announced they will be playing BBC Introducing at Reading and Leeds, not to mention their upcoming tour (they'll be in Lincoln on October 22nd!). Have a read through their interview and get yourself up to speed before it all kicks off!
Check out our upcoming gigs - The Rills, BULL, Midlight and more!
Following the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games, we’ve compiled a list of everyday festival occurrences that we feel are just as demanding as Olympic events - if not more so.
Beyond the Woods Meets: ell ivy
Chatting to local artist ell ivy about her dogs, her van conversion - and, of course, her music.
Top Festival Mistakes (and how to avoid them)
Here's a quick rundown of some rookie festival-goer mistakes. Give it a read through so you don't end up being *that* person - you know, the one crying in their half-collapsed tent, with heatstroke halfway through the first day, already asking to borrow a phone charger and some money.
Beyond the Woods Meets: Ben Simmons
Local singer-songwriter Ben Simmons recently released his second EP. We asked him about his song writing process, his favourite type of cheese, and what it's like to produce an EP during a global pandemic!
Statement on the cancellation of Beyond The Woods 2021
It is with very heavy hearts that we have to inform you that Beyond The Woods Festival will no longer be taking place this year.
Beyond the Woods Meets: Vigilantes
We caught up with Vigilantes to ask them some of your questions!
The World’s Most Unique Music Festivals
A round-up of some of the weirdest and most unique festivals in the world - from a rave in an igloo, to an out-of-this-world Star Wars festival!
Full line up announced!
The day we've been waiting for is here - we're so excited to be able to finally reveal the full Beyond the Woods line up!
Festival At Home
Did you know? Beyond the Woods originally started as a party in a back garden in Lincolnshire! It steadily grew each year, became known as Joefest, and is now the Beyond the Woods that we know and love. With that in mind, what’s stopping you from holding your own mini festival in the garden? We’ve […]
Things to do INSTEAD of going to a festival
We were gutted that Beyond the Woods couldn’t go ahead this past summer. We’re looking forward to getting everything back on track for summer 2022! But if you can’t wait that long (or, God forbid, you miss out on BTW tickets), here is a list of fun things you can do instead of being at […]
The Rills are returning to Lincoln!
Exciting news about Lincoln indie band (and TikTok stars) - The Rills announce UK tour dates!
Keeping up with the Beyond the Woods acts!
Find out what exciting things the Beyond the Woods acts have been keeping busy with recently!
Friday Night Main Stage Announced!
Check out our Friday night Main Stage line-up curated by Abbie McCarthy featuring Alfie Templeman, Joesef, Baby Queen and more.
Just Announced: Alfie Templeman To Headline Friday Night
We've teamed up with tastemaker and new music champion Abbie McCarthy to bring her Good Karma Club to our main stage on the Friday night.
Bull – On Sale Now
We're bringing the York based indie rockers to Lincoln this October
Jaz Beeson’s Sunflower Pop Playlist
Tunes for golden hour road trips and twirling through daisy-dappled fields - the inspiration behind her sound.
Beyond The Woods Meets: Jaz Beeson
In the latest in our series of interviews with some fantastic local artists we caught up with self declared 'Sunflower Pop' artist Jaz Beeson.
Beyond The Woods Meets: The Rills
We caught up with one of Lincoln's hottest bands after the release of their latest single Stardog.
The last month has brought us some really exciting new music hailing from Lincolnshire and beyond, and we’ve brought all our favourites together in one handy list!
Huge News for Holly Humberstone in BBC Sound Of Poll
One of the standout performers at Beyond The Woods 2018 is set to have a massive 2021!
Food and Drink: Tell Us What You Think
We'd love your help to choose which traders turn up at the Beyond The Woods Market, and what they're serving up.
It’s time for our monthly round up of all things getting us excited! Here are our top picks from November – December:
BTW’s Indie Xmas Playlist
Yeah, sure there are some great xmas classics out there, but here's a refreshing list of other festive tunes!
BTW Presents: Only Sun – Akedo Gaming Bar, Lincoln
Upbeat indie quartet Only Sun have recently taken the south by storm, now they bring their energetic riff-laden sound to fair Lincoln.
This month, we're taking a look at all new alternative releases alongside some of Lincolnshire's finest. Here are our favourites of October -November:
Pumpkin Carving Contest
It’s nearly halloween which means… pumpkins! Check out our competition where you could win a round of drinks at the festival next year!
DJ Alderman’s Chill Mix
Continuing our series of guest-curated playlists, we asked Lincoln DJ and sax extraordinaire Alderman to pick some of his favourite chilled tunes.
For this month's new music Monday (it’s going to be a thing...) we’re taking a look at what the festival's alumni have been up to this past month.
7 Acts We Can’t Wait To See Live
Some of the acts that we can't wait to see once corona buggers off!
Lincolnshire Writer Launches Charity Poetry Book
Jobs For Beluga Whales will be raising funds for The Trussell Trust and Beat Eating Disorders
There are so many talented artists in our beloved Lincolnshire and we want to shout about them! Each month, we’ll be bringing you a round up of what’s being released from the area.
DJ Andy Backhouse’s Odd-Ball Pop Mix
A new series of guest-curated playlists from a host of new-music tastemakers. First up: Andy Backhouse.
BBC Introducing in Lincolnshire Goes Beyond The Woods
Alongside BBC Introducing in Lincolnshire we put together a special radio show to celebrate local artists
Save The Date – We’re Back Next August!
Beyond The Woods Festival will return on 6th - 8th August 2021.
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Beyond The Woods Is Going Online
We may not be able to put on the festival this year for, err, obvious reasons, but that's not going to stop us doing something!
Statement On The Cancellation Of Beyond The Woods 2020
As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we've unfortunately had to cancel this year's festival
Beyond The Woods 2020: What Are My Options?
What to do if you've already bought your ticket to this year's festival
Beyond The Woods 2021: Save The Date
We're heading back to Stourton Woods next year with one or two surprises up our sleeves