Forest Live at Sherwood Pines Forest 2014

Forest Live at Sherwood Pines Forest 2014
NG21 9JL

Starts: Thu 12th to Sat 14th June 2014
Tickets: Adult tickets from £39


The Forestry Commission first launched Forest Live in 2001 to great acclaim. This year they open their doors to unique concerts in amazing forest locations throughout England and Wales.

Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission bringing music to new audiences without commercial branding or sponsorship. Income from the concerts is spent on improving the woodland for both people and wildlife.

Camping: No camping at this event – check out our ‘Book Hotels’ tab for other options.

Ticket prices (from): Adult Day Ticket £39

Artists booked to appear include: Jessie J, Boyzone, and Paul Weller.

This festival offers...

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Concert Timings

Concert car parks open at 5pm. The arena opens at 6pm, with live music starting at about 7.30pm and finishing about 10.30pm. These times are approximate.


This is an outdoor venue. Seating is not provided or reserved. You are welcome to bring folding picnic chairs or rugs. If a standing area has been designated directly in front of the stage, seating brought into the venue will not be allowed in this area.

Disabled Facilities

Please see their Access Policy. If you have any queries regarding disabled access please contact them on 03000 680400 or email them at  and their Box Office team will happily try to assist.


Thursday 12th June

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Friday 13th June

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Saturday 14th June

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Latest News

Paul Weller confirms five Forest Live Concerts

Created on Mon 13th January 2014

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Boyzone announce summer Forest shows

Created on Mon 6th January 2014

Boyzone have announced their Forest Live debut this summer. In celebration of their ‘BZ20’ anniversary, Ronan, Keith, Shane & Mikey will be performing in four spectacular woodland locations as part of the Forestry Commission’s annual concert series. 


Forest Live announce Jessie J concerts

Created on Mon 16th December 2013

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Public Transport
The nearest train station is at Mansfield (Worksop to Nottingham line), 6 miles away.

It is essential that you book your outward and return journey in advance.

By Car
On the B6030 between Clipstone and Ollerton. Postcode: NG21 9JL

Car park
Sufficient car parking for visitors is provided on site. Vehicles should not be left overnight in the car parks.

Hotel Miles * Location Rating  
Mansfield Lodge Hotel 4.17 Mansfield Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Midland Hotel 4.54 Mansfield Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Clumber Park Hotel & Spa - a Bespoke Hotel 6.59 Nottinghamshire Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Saracens Head Hotel 8.35 Southwell Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Reindeer Inn 8.39 Southwell Average customer rating: 3 out of 6 Info
Brecks Cottage Bed & Breakfast 8.92 Newark Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Dakota Hotel 9.31 Nottingham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info

* Distances are provided for guidance and are calculated 'as the crow flies'. For directions and actual distances by road, please refer to the hotel directions tab for the particular hotel.

Don't want to camp at this year's festival? Book a hotel!

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A full licensed bar and a variety of hot food outlets are available. Please note bar and food outlets do not accept card payments.

You are welcome to bring picnics, but please check the terms and conditions carefully as some items are not permitted in the arena.