Boney M and the Desmond Dekker Band on Parker’s Piece this weekend

The Big Weekend

The Big Weekend - Credit: Archant

Boney M and the Desmond Dekker Band will all be performing at the Big Weekend in Cambridge which takes place this weekend.

The event, which is free, is on Parker’s Piece from July 8-10.

Kicking off with a huge fireworks display, the event will see Boney M and Dario G perform on Friday, before The Selecter, and The Dowsing Sound Collective hit the stage on Saturday.

Also performing on July 9 will be Desmond Dekker Band the Aces and The Treatment and Sunday is World Music Day.

The weekend, which this year has been given the theme, ‘health and wellbeing’, will also have a range of activities on offer, such as face painting, science and sports workshops, storytelling, food stalls, and even a pop-up art gallery.

The free event will be brought to a close with a day of world music and the Cambridge Mela – on July 10 from midday till 8pm - celebrating diversity in the city.