James, Bananarama, The Twang, and Ferocious Dog lead the latest acts announced for Splendour headlined by two-tone revivalists The Specials, Nottingham's annual family friendly music festival, which returns for its eighth year at Wollaton Park on Saturday 18th July.
The full main stage line up is The Specials, James, Jess Glynne, Jess Glynne, Lawson, Roots Manuva, Amber Run, and To Kill A King and the day will be opened by the winner of the Future Sound of Nottingham competition.
The search to find the best unsigned local act to open the festival is underway once again with the Future Sound of Nottingham now open for entries, building up to the chance to play the Rock City final on June 14 2015. For more details, visit www.nusic.org.uk
Confirmed for the Confetti stage are Bananarama, The Twang, Ferocious Dog, Iris Gold, Keto, The Swiines, and Georgie.
Completing the live music line up on the Acoustic Rooms stage are Joy Mumford, Eyre Llew, Hhymn, Jamie Lawson, Molly and Jack, RJMarks, Daudi Matsiko, and Cedric Peters.
At the bottom of the courtyard, the Funhouse Comedy stage compered by Andy Robinson will once again be entertaining the crowds throughout the day and into the evening with Ian D Montfort, Christian Reilly, Ellie Taylor, John Robertson, and Jollyboat.
The entertainment doesn't stop away from the main stages with loads for children on offer including fairground rides, and a free kids area hosted by Big Top Mania, featuring circus skills workshops and shows, crazy inflatables, giant bubbles and Big Bear's Big Balloon Disco.
Councillor Dave Trimble, Portfolio Holder for Sport and Leisure at Nottingham City Council, said, "It’s great to see more much-loved groups being added to the Splendour line-up. We’re looking forward to a fantastic family summer day out in the beautiful surroundings of Wollaton Park."
Tickets are priced at £44.
Set in the stunning grounds of Wollaton Hall, the festival has grown to become one of the region's biggest music events, attracting around 20,000 people of all ages.
Splendour feature three live music stages, a comedy stage, special entertainment for children, bars, food stalls, fairground rides, kids are and more. There's no camping - the deer won't have it.
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