Rewind North The 80s Music Festival, the world’s first and biggest 80s music festival, is back for 2021 at Capesthorne HallMacclesfield from Friday 6th August – Sunday 8th August 2021 for the seventh year with a fantastic line up featuring the biggest acts of the 1980’s.

Following the rescheduling of the festival, sadly a couple of acts couldn’t make the new dates due to prior commitments one of whom is Nick Heyward – but Rewind is delighted that Rewind Favourite Marc Almond is available and will join the all three festivals next year.

Marc said “I am very excited to be playing all three Rewind Festivals in 2021. I’ve played Rewind many times before the experience has always been amazing.  I really love the passion and excitement of the Rewind audiences.  Get those Pink Flamingos at the ready and see you in 2021!”

Sunday night will by headlined by the legendary Wet Wet Wet, making their Rewind Festival debut. Wet Wet Wet frontman Kevin Simm said “We’re very excited to play Rewind for the first time, it looks like a lot of fun!” Drummer Tommy Cunningham added “We can’t wait to play all our hits for you, it’ll be a brilliant night.”  Wet Wet Wet have sold in excess of 15 million singles and albums to date, featuring in the official UK charts for over a colossal 500 weeks and their albums have been certified 20 x platinum in the UK alone.

Completing the stellar line-up are Billy OceanBananaramaThompson Twins’ Tom BaileyTrevor Horn BandHeather SmallRoland Gift of Fine Young CannibalsShalamar featuring Howard Hewett Jeffrey Daniel & Carolyn Griffey, Nik KershawHeaven 17Nick HeywardGo WestGrandmaster Flash, The ChristiansHue And CryPete Wylie – The Mighty Wah!Altered ImagesChina CrisisKatrina From Katrina & The Waves and John Parr.

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The festival will be opened by a unique show celebrating 50 years since the formation of one of the world’s greatest rock bands – QueenQueen Symphonic features a full symphony orchestra, a fantastic rock band and four soloist’s from the international productions of the musical We Will Rock You  performing some of Queen’s greatest hits including We Will Rock YouBohemian RhapsodyRadio Ga GaWe Are The ChampionsA Kind Of Magic and many more.

Rewind Festival is the biggest party of the summer and is back in all its neon coloured and fancy-dress glory with a brand-new street food area with a great range of festival culinary treats cooked fresh for you.

Brand new for 2021 is the all new Electro Picture Lounge, where you can chill out watching classic 80’s videos, documentaries and classic 80s film footage.

Back by popular demand are the infamous Inflatable Church as well as the Silent Disco.

Rounding up an unforgettable weekend are the camping and glamping options alongside theme bars, fancy dress, funfair, theme bars and a kid zone and of course fireworks plus much more!

Rewind Scotland – 23-25 July 2021 – Scone Palace, Perth

Rewind North  — 6-8 August 2021 – Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire

Rewind South – 20-22 August 2021 – Temple Island Meadows, Henley-On-Thames

Visit the official Rewind website to order tickets –



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