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Houghton Festival

An art and music festival curated by Craig Richards and produced by Gottwood.

“Some while ago now Gottwood approached me to curate a new gathering in Norfolk. I’ve always seen myself as more of a collector than a curator. I’m also much more of an artist than an organiser. I made it clear that the people invited would be chosen on merit. All will be chefs not waiters. All are artists whose talent I value immensely. It is my ntentio that the festival represents the very best in electronic music and those performing are closest to my ear and record box.” ~ Craig Richards



A musical line-up to challenge, excite and inspire the festival in equal measure. 

All artists have been personally invited by Craig to play, with an emphasis on the extra special. Spontaneous back-to-back sets will be encouraged and longer DJ sets will be the norm.

Bespoke world class sound systems will be paired to stages, with music and extended exclusive performances from: see full line up here


Set within the grounds of Houghton Hall, in a never before used area of the estate, it’s only a 90 minute train ride from central London. The site provides a naturally artistic setting with a range of venues.

Art & Sculpture

Houghton will fuse music with art and sculpture from a range of visionary and critically acclaimed artists.

Music & exclusive performances from:
Ricardo Villalobos
Nicolas Jaar (DJ)
VILOD (Ricardo Villalobos & Max Loderbauer Live UK Debut)
Floating Points (DJ)
Seth Troxler
Adrian Sherwood / Andrew Weatherall / Ben UFO / Binh / Convextion (Live) / Dr Alex Paterson (The Orb) / Felix Dickinson / Howie B & Borgar Magnason (Live) / Ivan Smagghe / Midland / Mr Scruff / Nicolas Lutz / Nightmares On Wax / Roman Flügel / Saoirse / Sonja Moonear / Trojan Soundsystem / Vladimir Ivkovic… and Craig Richards - More TBA.
+ Bespoke sound systems.
+ Spontaneous back-to-back sets and longer DJ sets.
+ Art & Scultpure
+ 90 minute direct train from London
+ Tickets from £80 + bf