Best talent to perform in Buckden for community music festival

11:34 09 July 2014

Pictured, from left to right, are organiser Rick Holden and Craig Morton, lead singer of Cambridgeshire rock band Treble Damage, being apprehended by some stormtroopers at last year

Pictured, from left to right, are organiser Rick Holden and Craig Morton, lead singer of Cambridgeshire rock band Treble Damage, being apprehended by some stormtroopers at last year's event.

Archant

A community music festival will showcase the best talent that the area has to offer.

Buckfest – held on the playing field at Buckden Village Club – will include sets from bands which promise to appeal to a range of tastes.

On the main stage will be The Sidekicks, Barefoot Doctors, Violet Bones, Walkway, Beautiful Sleazy, Fred’s House, Mojo Slide, and The Vees. Meanwhile, the acts treating the audience to acoustic music on a dedicated stage are Hodgkin and Miller, George Smith, Finkel Brothers, Fern Teather, Tiger Blue, Max Wildwood, and Thy Last Drop.

There will also be plenty to keep visitors entertained with a giant slide, face painting, gifts, clothing and jewellery stalls, a BBQ, hog roast, a mini cider festival and licensed bar.

The event is run by a volunteer committee, led by Rick Holden, and its main sponsors for this year are GPR Cars and Clearview Installations. The organisers are also calling for those interested in volunteering to get in touch.

Rick Holden, festival organiser, said: “Buckfest 2014 will be our biggest event to date. The festival has gone from strength to strength over the last few years, so much so that we now have a licence for 1,000 people. The festival plays a vital role in supporting Buckden Village Club and also has a local nominated charity every year. This year we are supporting East Anglia’s Childrens Hospice, a very worthy cause. Buckfest is a great family day out so come along and join the fun.”

INFORMATION: Gates open at 11.30am on Saturday, July 19. Wristbands, which can be purchased in advance or on the day, cost £3 per adult and are free for accompanied under 14s. For more and to buy wristbands call 07808 185576.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hunts Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hunts Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hunts Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Yesterday, 17:42
Magpas Helimedix attended the incident near Warboys yesterday.

A man was seriously injured in a crash between a motorbike and a large animal near Warboys yesterday (Sunday).

Yesterday, 17:31
Police have closed the road completely following the accident.

A crash between a 4x4 and a car in Alconbury Weston has left four people injured - two seriously.

Yesterday, 15:48
Nick Lidstone.

A former Cambridgeshire police sergeant who admitted a string of serious sexual offences has today (Monday) been jailed for 14-and-a-half years.

Yesterday, 10:34
Kate Rivett at work in the special care baby unit.

For neonatal manager Kate Rivett and her team, Christmas is no different to any other day.

”Calendar"/

Most read stories

Most commented stories

E-edition