The fifth Moor Music Festival hops over the moor from Addingham to an even more stunning location near Skipton for the August 6, 7 and 8 event.

With magical escapism to suit all ages and pockets, Moor Music Festival aims to capture imaginations with plenty of sights, sounds and tastes to delight all the senses.

This authentic, independent festival mixes things up with an eclectic selection of musical and visual talent combined with wild and wonderful activities to suit any mood or curiosity.

The full line-up is yet to be revealed but already billed for Friday night is King Creosote, to loosen up the crowd with his winsome melodies as he headlines the Earl Hickey Lounge.

Jamie Finlay, a favourite of the prolific Mr Scruff, plays the Homespun tent. Saturday will see Wild Beasts invade the moors with their exhilarating, untamed sound along with magnificent new vanguard for UK hip hop, Sway, and ones to watch, Pulled Apart By Horses.

All these acts are just a taste of what’s in store and a testimony to the festival’s history of showcasing the very best in local and regional talent, now notorious for hosting a range of genres from folk, reggae, dub, funk, jungle, blues and more. In Moor Music Festival’s back catalogue there lie the guitar-wielding Pigeon Detectives, legendary house DJ/producer/remixer Paul Woolford and the beautiful classical undertones of the Grammatics.

Forward Russia chose Moor Music Festival to be their one and only festival gig of 2008.

Moor Music Festival creates a wonderland of quirky spaces and places to wander through. Highlights announced for this year are a railway tunnel, which lies beneath an embankment. By twilight a secret cinema for insiders to discover the quirky arthouse film gems for which Moor Music Festival is renowned; then transformed into a secret cycle-powered disco, where dancers must pedal for their right to party! There will be traditional real ale and pies as well as the tasty beats of blues, world, folk, acoustic and more. The Green Room will have children’s activities. Check out