Tickets for Hardwick Festival’s tenth anniversary have gone on sale, with bosses promising the “biggest and best” event to date in 2024.

The increasingly popular festival will return next summer for its tenth anniversary edition in the heart of County Durham.

Live music fans can snap up their tickets now a discount available for early birds.

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Festival owner John Adamson said: “We want to thank all of the thousands of people who came to see us for our hugely successful Hardwick Festival.

“Next year, we'll be celebrating the event's 10th birthday and we'll be pulling out all the stops to make it the biggest and best yet.

“We're already in talks with major acts and we promise you won't be disappointed with what we have planned.

The Northern Echo: Hardwick Festival 2023.Hardwick Festival 2023. (Image: SARAH CALDECOTT)

“We don't just want to just rely on the line-up either and we'll be providing our guests with the ultimate festival experience. We'll be expanding our VIP and glamping offering and will make sure that our facilities as well as our food and drink options are second to none.

“It's not every year you celebrate a festival's tenth anniversary – so we'll be going all out for this one!”

More than 30,000 people flocked to this year’s event which ran from Friday August 18 to Sunday 20 with a host of big-name artists including the Kooks, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Mel C, and Scouting for Girls taking to the stage.

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The event is already gaining national notoriety for hosting major acts with the likes of Stereophonics, Madness and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man gracing the stage.

The 2024 festival will feature star-studded guests, dance arenas, children’s areas, vintage fairground attractions and local culinary delights, organisers have said.

Flexible payment options are also on offer for fans spreading the cost of their ticket.