June 4th – 7th 2020

Long Division Festival continues to epitomise Wakefield’s revitalised scene. 


Wakefield has established itself as an under the radar cultural hub and is home to one of the best independent arts festivals in Europe

Under The Radar

A vibrant event with a perfect balance of established acts and new up’n’coming artists

Q Magazine

One of the best boutique festivals in the region.

Yorkshire Evening Post

A glorious celebration of everything that is great about musical independence and DIY Culture.

God Is In The TV

Long Division is energising teenagers into teenagers into careers in the creative industries

The Guardian (“Wakefield fights austerity with Art”)

People’s Choice Award

Wakefield Business Awards 2018

The landmark 10th Long Division Festival takes place from June 4th to 7th in Wakefield City Centre. June 6th is the big all-day event and the first artists have been announced, with tickets available now. Detail on the other days will follow shortly. 

The festival is an award winning Celebration Of Independence & DIY Culture, bringing a mix of nationally touring performers and emerging artists to our city. But it’s about more than gigs in venues. We celebrate community and are dedicated to supporting the vibrant grassroots in Wakefield.

Check out some of the great reviews and features right here.


Long Division is supported by Arts Council England, Wakefield Council, Wakefield BID, Backstage Academy, Magic Rock Brewery, Yorkshire Music Forum, Leeds College of Music, Wakefield College and Unison.