Creamfields North Announces All-New ‘Runway’ Stage Presented By SHEIN

Cinch presents Creamfields North returns for another colossal 70,000-seat sold-out festival experience this August bank holiday weekend – ranging from From Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 August 2022 – and to celebrate 25 years in business, they recently announced a brand new stage for the upcoming event.

After already dropping one of the summer’s biggest festival lineups, Cream HQ has just launched plans for a massive 20,000-seat outdoor stage named the ‘Track‘, which will be presented by fashion brand SHEIN.

Renowned the world over for their jaw-dropping festival output, with Arc and Steel Yard just two of their now-must-have creations, this year’s event sees Creamfields continue to push the boundaries, teaming up with the supremos of stage and music. visual arts, Lucid Creates.

Lucid – whose expertise lies in stage design and building some of the largest and most visually exciting stages in the UK – is solely responsible for creating the festival’s latest outdoor venue – an imposing industrial structure in large scale dominated by a huge overhead video screen. Enveloping fans by day, the structure then fades into darkness as night falls, leaving the spectacular suspended visual to take over.

Probably one of the biggest production developments on the UK festival scene since Steel Yard was introduced in 2016, ‘Runway’ is set to be the backdrop, and in many cases the centerpiece, of many iconic moments from upcoming dance music.

A host of top DJs will bring an unparalleled soundtrack to the very first stage outing. On Friday, Jamie Jones and his Paradise brand will take over, welcoming Loco Dice, Alan Fitzpatrick back to back with Richy Ahmed, Sosa and Alisha. On Saturday, Geordie fan favorite Patrick Topping makes his debut on “Runway” with his Trick label mates Ben Hemsley, Hannah Laing, DJ Minx and legendary producer/selector Skream. Closing out the weekend on Sunday was another hosting debut from Solid Grooves, with Michael Bibi and PAWSA joining Seth Troxler, Hot Since 82, Wheats, Blackchild and Lindsey Matthews.

Raising the bar of what seems possible at outdoor festival events around the world, especially when it comes to stage production, Creamfields once again proves why it is one of the few leading brands in its field. . Seeking to build on the usual aspects of a music festival experience, Creamfields is now an unmissable sensory spectacle offering much more than memorable DJ sets, thanks to some of the best names in the scene.

Check out our What’s On guide for even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head over to our Things to Do page or get inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.


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Jan G. Gilbert