Deerstock is a wonderfully small but beautiful family music festival organised by festival goers for festivals goers, on a not for profit basis. The Deerstock Collective is a group of volunteers who put their own time and energy to make a great weekend. The aim of the event is primarily to raise funds for good causes.
Donations are given each year to three different charities, the festival has raised over £80k to date. Charities supported in the past include Nottingham Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre, Notts Air Ambulance, Nottingham Emmanuel House, Nottingham Women’s Centre, UNICEF, Alzheimers Society, Help for Heroes, CALM, Reach (Notts centres for adults with learning difficulties), The Lee Bonsall Memorial Fund, The Roy Stone Foundation & Nepal Earthquake Fund amongst others.
With live music stages, a craft tent, children’s activities, workshops, a well-stocked bar, a cheese and cider tent and an excellent selection of food stalls we are sure there is something for everyone. Deerstock feel the event is a chance for young families to experience a ‘proper’ music festival in a field with camping and the chance to meet other families and festival goers in a small safe environment. Set in the picturesque Nottinghamshire countryside, Deerstock really is a perfectly petite family-friendly festival.