The prestigious Acoustic Festival of Britain will take place over the late spring bank holiday week, May 31 to June 2, returning to the market town of Uttoxeter.The Proclaimers
For the first time the event will take place over the half term holiday period, with more families heading to the festive event.
The market square in Uttoxeter town centre will be closed off for an abundance of free music and dance activities on the Friday and Saturday.
The main event site on the racecourse, hosts three full days and nights of music and will see the legendary Hollies play their first music festival for more than 30 years.The Hollies
Their ‘He Aint Heavy‘ was a chart topper for them in 1969 and 1981.
The Proclaimers will walk the 500 miles down from the highlands for the Friday night headline spot, following on from iconic rock star, John Otway.
More than fifty artists; eight dance troupes, comics, magicians and buskers will be appearing over the three days.
The event has based itself in the heart of England so people can give themselves a cost effective break and a family get-together at the same time.
For full information go to www.acousticfestival.co.uk