Look North for festival days

A feast for the eyes and ears goes ahead at Halton Festival this weekend, with an eclectic array of music and performance from the Lancaster area and further afield.

Friday, 8th August 2014, 12:00 pm
Schooltrip perform at Halton Festival
Schooltrip perform at Halton Festival

The show starts on the playing fields at The [email protected] in Low Road at noon Saturday, with music from Thistle, Charlie Galloway, Stripped Back, Hiroshima Twinkie, Blackheart Afterglow, Schooltrip, above, and The Intensely Staring Cats.

In the evening the music continues in the Centre with Joe McCorriston and The Blockbuster Blues, York’s Grinny Grandad, and Manchester’s Jeremiah Ferrari.

Entry during the day is free, and tickets for the evening show, from 7.30pm, are £10.

Tickets are available from Go Burrito in Lancaster and The Greyhound Pub and the Centre in Halton, with a small number on the door.

For more information go to www.facebook.com/haltonfestival

The month’s end sees the return of Glastonbrewery at Lancaster Brewery.

They’ve pulled together a stunning line-up for the charity gig on August 30 in aid of Bay Aqua Therapy.

Music comes from the Bedroom Hour, Blackheart Afterglow, Paper Cranes, The Hairpiece Suite, Molly Warburton, Emmott and The Folkestra, Reggiemental Band, Dohnut (f.k.a.e.d), Coldside, Velocets, Kazo, The Convulsions, Joe McCorriston, Alex Hulme and Christian Dobson.

The show starts at noon and runs through until 11pm.

Tickets are available from the brewery, The Sun Hotel, The RLI Charity Office and Pizza Margherita.

Adult tickets are £10/12 on day, with various offers for families/children. For more information go to www.glastonbrewery.org.uk/