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The Nighthawks Summer Weekender is back for a fourth year!

6-8 September 2024 - Blackpit Estate, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5LJ

Join us for a 3-day mini-festival of live bands and DJs playing the finest swing, jazz, blues, jump jive and other vintage music, along with dance classes, shows, talks, games and activities.

With covered dancefloors in restored vintage venues, in a picturesque location by woodland lakes in the Bucks countryside, it's a magical weekend of great music, dancing, and good vibes.

Camp onsite or stay in one of the many hotels or holiday lets nearby.

This year's line up features:

THE JAY CRAIG ORCHESTRA - FIVE GO JIVING - MA BESSIE & HER PIGFOOT BAND - MOONLIGHTING (Quintet) - ALLIGATOR GUMBO - THE MEANWOOD VALLEY STOMPERS - JOHNNY HEPBIR QUARTET + more to be announced

PLUS!
Roller Disco / Dance Classes / Silent Disco / Falconry Show / Crazy Golf & Lawn Games
Wild Swimming & Paddleboarding / Live Talks & Discussions / Yoga & Meditation / Food & Drink / More TBC

TICKETS: Early Birds currently at £105
Tiered discount - price goes up £10 for each successive 100 tickets

Event & Arrival Info

Nighthawks Summer Weekender is located at the lakeside woodlands by Blackpit Brewery.
Address: Blackpit Estate, Dadford Road, Stowe, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5LJ
Site opens: Friday 6th September @ 14:00
Site closes: Monday 9th September @ 11:00

GETTING HERE: The postcode MK18 5LJ brings you to the main gate of Blackpit Estate. Drive through the gate and follow the tarmac road around to the right. Keep going straight until you see signs for the event. All guests should turn left at the car park / camping sign, and drive down the track, following the signs. You will be greeted by our team, who will direct you to a parking or camping space. If you arrive at the main gate very late or if the gate is closed, approach slowly and it will open. If it does not, please call 07531 263258 to gain access.

The site is equidistant from rail stations at Milton Keynes, Bicester, Banbury and Northampton.
From Milton Keynes, the X5 bus brings you to nearby Buckingham.

CAMPING: Camping is available for tents or camping vehicles. Hot showers and changing facilities are available, but note that there is no utilities hook-up. Fresh tap water is available to fill up. Note also that when you book a space for a camping vehicle, this is just the space! We do not have a fleet of vehicles to accommodate you for free!