March Summer Festival is on its way next week with plenty of entertainment for all the family

March Festival Summer Festival across the years

March Festival Summer Festival across the years - Credit: Archant

It’s nearly that time of year again when March comes alive with the sights and sounds of the Summer Festival.

March Festival Summer Festival across the years

March Festival Summer Festival across the years - Credit: Archant

The major community event, which will run from June 8 to 10 in West End Park, will see an open-air stage for music and dance acts, classic cars, float parade and the annual ‘Picnic in the Park’.

The entertainment will begin from 6.30pm on Friday (June 8) with a lively mix of music to appeal to youngsters.

Bands such as It Comes In Waves, Ctrl-C and Tantris will perform an alternative mix of blues, acoustic and rock.

The evening will finish at 9.30pm.

March Festival Summer Festival across the years

March Festival Summer Festival across the years - Credit: Archant


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The weekend will then be kick-started with the Lions Gala in the park as well as fairground rides, and on Sunday, children’s entertainment and a dog show.

The festival has been running alongside the March Lions Club Gala since 2000, with the aim to bring the community together to celebrate and enjoy local musical and dance talent.

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