Lytham Festival (formerly Lytham Proms) takes at various venues including Lytham Green, Lytham St Annes, in Lancashire from Sunday 2nd to Sunday 9th August 2015.
The five year old event expands with the live music element returning to the main open-air stage on Lytham Green with the added bonus of an extra fourth night on Thursday.
On Thursday 6th Faithless headline.
On Friday 7th Billy Ocean headlines the ‘80s V 90s’ themed night with support from Chesney Hawkes, Jimmy Somerville, East 17, Sinitta, Five, and Vengaboys.
On Saturday 8th McBusted headline.
On Sunday 9th the theme of ‘Songs from Stage and Screen’ sees the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra joined by special guests Marti Pellow, Elaine Paige, Jonathan Antoine and Laura Wright
The Pavilion Stage will host Rae Morris, Tenors of Rock, Rebecca Ferguson, Scouting For Girls, Chicane (the official Faithless after party) and ‘Adam & Eve’ 80s club night (the official ‘80s VS 90s’ show after party).
There will also be additional events including comedy, literature and even more music featuring at other venues across the town throughout the week.
Other guests include Sara Creeney, Ukebox, Dub Jazz Sound System, Phil Earle, Chris Mould, Joseph Delaney, Cathy Cassidy, Liz Kessler, Julian Clary and David Roberts, Phil Walker, Steve Shanyaski, Wes Zaharuk, Simon Bligh, Steve Harris, and Terry Alderton, plus a Picnic Cinema screening Grease, and Moulin Rouge
With the additional activity running alongside the main arena on Lytham Green events over the course of the week will include both free and ticketed options.
Ticket prices are starting at £32.50
Lytham Festival will also introduce camping for the very first time. Festival goers wishing to pitch up their tents can do so at Lytham Farm for just £10 per person for Wednesday until Monday. Campsite access is free for those holding a full weekend ticket.
Comedy and literature, for both children and adults alike, will feature in the expanded Lytham Festival programme across a whole week starting Monday 2 August. Venues including The Assembly Rooms will host a Jazz Café, while festival-goers can venture to Hewitt Lecture Rooms to discover spoken word and poetry plus a comedy Big Top will pop up at Park View 4U.
Park View 4U will also host a specially devised “Festival of Stories” for younger festival-goers with a programme celebrating heritage and creative storytelling aimed at children, young people and their families. This will include published children’s authors, workshops and exhibitions.
Lytham Green, The Assembly Rooms, Dicconson Terrace, Hewitt Lecture Rooms, Bannister Street, Lowther Pavillion, The Piazza, Park View 4U.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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