MiNT movePosted by: Richard Abbey
MiNT Festival buy Newsam Green Farm and invest £5million in a purpose-built music festival site.
A one-day event will be held at the purpose-built festival site on 25 September 2021, with tickets almost sold out.
MiNT Festival, now in its tenth year, has finally come home to roost in their new 136-acre location, at Newsam Green Farm, bought by the team itself in a £5million pound investment. The stunning farm is situated just outside Leeds city centre and offers a naturalistic setting with barns, forests and orchards all set to provide the backdrop to a world class line up that will be announced soon.
With over 20 year’s experience, the team behind the iconic MiNT brand, including The MiNT Club and MiNT Warehouse, have hosted some of the UK's high-profile parties and festivals. MiNT Festival is one of the UKs most reputable electronic music festivals and over the years they’ve attracted an enviable line-up to Leeds that spans across the genres.
Previous events have historically been staged at a range of venues including Wetherby Racecourse, Tetley Brewery, Stockeld Park and more recently The RAF base andLeeds East Airport in Church Fenton. However, the new site, established at Newsam Green Farm, will now offer a permanent base becoming Yorkshire first ever dedicated festival sites.
Founder, Shane Graham said: “We have taken MiNT Festival all over Leeds, Wetherby and as far as Lincoln showground in search for a home that provided an atmosphere the attendees deserve. We have been looking for a permanent site for the last three years and have finally found the location that ticks all the boxes.
"We are extremely happy to have acquired the farm; not only is it ten minutes out of the city centre, but it also boasts acres of greenery, woodland and amazing views that make the perfect background for a Music Festival. Now that we have a permanent home, we can channel our energies into developing the amazing features and make sure Leeds is home to one of the best festival sites in the UK!”
After a year off due to COVID-19, MiNT Festival will return on 25 September 2021, promising to take things to an even higher level with its biggest and best line-up to date. Festival-goers can expect an all-day party with the usual top-tier acts followed by the festivals legendary after parties.