The NeaRly Festival is back in Bury St Edmunds this Summer!

The NeaRly Festival is back with two-days of top tribute acts at the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds.

Born too late to see The Beatles? Couldn’t get tickets for Taylor Swift’s record-breaking Reputation tour? Here’s the next best thing.

NeaRly Festival launched in 2014 with two garden parties in Norwich. It’s grown into two-days of top tribute acts, who this summer visit Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds.

“Our motto is see nearly the real thing at nowhere near the real price,” said organiser Danny Banthorpe. 

“For the likes of Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, who are unfortunately no longer with us or bands like Oasis who seem destined never to perform again, this is a perfect opportunity to see the closest to the real thing. We have regular team nights out, looking for the best acts.”

On June 22-23, The Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds welcomes Oasis, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Abba, Take That, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Pink, the Spice Girls, Nile Rodgers’ Chic, Stereophonics, Taylor Swift and Brit-Pop. Beatles act Made In Liverpool are the only tribute band to play the famous Cavern Club, where the original fab four cut their teeth in 1961-1963.

Affordability is important and every weekend is family focused, with plenty to keep children entertained all day between acts. The dedicated kids’ zone includes free fun – from bouncy castles to giant dance mat games. 

Mum and dad can chill at the pub in the park while everybody can refuel at the street food market, which caters for all tastes.

NeaRly Festival also visits Earlham Park, Norwich, June 15-16; Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad, June 29-30; Trinity Park, Ipswich, July 27-28; and Castle Park, Colchester, August 3-4.

Early bird tickets are on sale now via where you’ll also find the line-ups for each weekend.