Video & Gallery: Thousands turn out for Needingworth Music Festival
SIMPLE THE FEST: It was the best Needingworth Music Festival ever according to the organisers. The free event, which took place at the weekend, attracted an estimated 2,500 visitors over two days. On the Saturday, which ran from 1pm to 10.30pm, bands incl
SIMPLE THE FEST: It was the best Needingworth Music Festival ever according to the organisers.
The free event, which took place at the weekend, attracted an estimated 2,500 visitors over two days.
On the Saturday, which ran from 1pm to 10.30pm, bands included the Red Hot Silly Peppers, Emerald Sky, Ramshackles, Jack, Balcon Trip, The Heaters, TNA, Ian Goodsman and Split Whiskers.
The family and acoustic music day on Sunday included Coup de Grass and Ouse Brothers, as well as a fancy dress competition, children's cocktails, a bouncy castle and stalls as well as teas served by the WI.
You may also want to watch:
Mick Carpenter, drummer with Split Whiskers, who has organised the music at the festival for the past eight years, said: "I think this was the best one we have ever had, down to the organisation and the sunshine. It worked well all day long."
The Needingworth Festival has been going for over 20 years and has developed from bands playing off the back of lorry to a marquee with one band playing at one end while the next sets up at the other.
- 1 Eagle-eyed plane spotter saves pilot's life
- 2 Seven of the prettiest villages in Huntingdonshire
- 3 Historic hotel opens doors after lockdown transformation
- 4 'People are angry' - hundreds protest outside Camp Beagle
- 5 Protestors demand so-called beagle puppy ‘death camp’ is shut down
- 6 Quiz-loving duo win BBC game show hosted by Bradley Walsh and Holly Willoughby
- 7 300 take part in autonomous shuttle passenger trial
- 8 Strictly's Anton and Giovanni dazzle in sensational return to live theatre
- 9 AN APOLOGY: The Gables in Chatteris
- 10 Village Focus: Silver coins among ancient finds in Hartford