Southend's arts and music festival, Village Green, will return to Chalkwell Park on Saturday 8th July 2017 for its 9th consecutive year - from 11am until 9pm.
Confirmed are Nothing But Thieves, Kate Nash, Airways, Ardyn and Mrs H & The Sing-Along Band. There's also comedian, broadcaster and chef Hardeep Singh with his cookery chat show with yummy samples, and comedian and speaker Deborah Frances-White with comedy panel show 'Global Pillage'.
Tickets are on sale, priced at £15 for an adult, and £10 for a teen (aged 11-17). Children under 10 are free but need a ticket.
500 FREE tickets for low income families* and individuals in Southend. These can be secured with the council through their Southend Advantage Card scheme. For more details visit here. *Please note that low income is defined as being in receipt of benefits.
Expect a Games Tent for kids and adults alike, with activities such as Poetry Bingo, Musical Flares and a massive pass the parcel that will involve forfeits! The festival will also see the return of the Teen Stage, curated by local teenagers working in partnership with South Essex College.
There is currently no dedicated camping, however there are campsites located in the borough of Southend. There are also a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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