Festivals

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BBC Music has confirmed Echo Gecco for the Introducing Stage at Lakefest

Following an enthusiastic endorsement by BBC H&W’s Andrew Marston at their pre-lockdown Introducing live session from Kidderminster town hall, three-piece Echo Gecco (Josh Hunt– vocals/guitar; Keega Hoang – bass; Jon Aymes– drums/backing vocals), from Stourbridge and Worcester have been confirmed […]

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Nozstock 2021 postponed

The 21st edition of Nozstock The Hidden Valley will now be postponed and take place between the 21st and 24th July 2022. This has been an incredibly difficult and challenging period for the Nosworthy family and everyone involved at the […]

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Mappfest, Malvern – 7th August 2021

Mappfest started as a garden party hosted by Andy Mapp in 2009 with a Raffle for charity with a couple of live performers, and has grown into an annual event held on Malvern Common. This year it will be back […]

Poster for Tom Jones at Lakefest 2021

Tom Jones: A legend in the field of dreams*

*‘Legend’ A six letter word and all too often mis-used: But here at Lakefest HQ we are all of the opinion that for 2021 we might need to find a superior superlative… When an artist can lay truthful claim to […]

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Worcester Festival to return in 2021

Worcester Festival is hopeful that this year’s Festival will be fully back to its fun and vibrant self again! With this week’s announcements from Boris Johnson paving the way to normal life resuming by June at the earliest The Worcester […]

Upton Blues Festival by Richard Purvis

Upton has the Blues

It may not come as a huge surprise to anyone given the current circumstances, that the Upton Blues Festival 2021 has been officially cancelled The committee were hopeful but after taking advice it became evident that safety could not be […]

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Primrose benefits from one of first socially-distanced festivals

ONE of the first social-distanced festivals took place in Bromsgrove on Saturday raising money for Primrose Hospice. Orchard Fest at Puddle Wharf Farm, Redditch Road, returned with a host of great bands as well as additional safety measures to keep […]

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tomorrow-today free online programme of discussions

Join leading figures from the cultural sector, for a FREE online programme of discussions, taking place from 18th-20th August, from Severn Arts and The Arches Festivals for all outdoor festival and event organisers across Worcestershire. It will be for festivals […]

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Nozstock The Hidden Valley – 16 hour online event

With the global festival season thrown into disarray, it has been hard to know where to find a semblance of normality in the last few months. During a deeply difficult and challenging time, a traditional source of escapism, festivals, have […]