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Music festival to host top stars

Worcester Editorial 15th Mar, 2013 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

ORGANISERS of a popular summer music festival are drawing up exciting plans to attract even more families from Worcester and across the county.

Upton Music Festival returns to the town from August 23 to 25 with a host of big acts including 80s Brit pop sensation Bucks Fizz, local superstar Toyah Wilcox and former chart toppers Slade.

New to the festival this year will be a variety tent packed with family entertainment as well as a Top of the Pops tent where DJs including former Fun House presenter Pat Sharp will get people of all ages filling the dance floor.

A spectacular firework display is also being planned for Sunday, August 25.

Events organiser Jennifer Smith said: “We are really looking forward to this year’s event in hoping that each year we can build on the previous year adding more attractions and big names to the line up to make our local festival attract thousands of festival goers from all over the country.

“Our team are already working really hard to tweak various aspects of the festival to make it even more fun and family friendly. Roll on August!”

Tickets are already on sale with early bird tickets selling at £67.50 including camping for the full weekend.

Children under 13 will gain access free of charge accompanied by an adult ticket holder and there is a reduced fee for teenage tickets under the same rule. For more visit www.uptonfestival.co.uk.

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