Hoghton Tower to host three-day Crafty Vintage Festival

The historic grounds of Hoghton Tower are to play host to a three-day, family-friendly festival over the Spring Bank Holiday.

Organisers Crafty Vintage are bringing live music, theatre shows, comedy and an array of specialist retailers to the historic hall at the end of the month.

Laura Johnson, co-founder of Crafty Vintage said: “We are delighted to confirm such a varied line-up of live entertainment which appeals to all ages.

“We can’t wait to welcome everyone into the socially safe seated arena to have some much-needed fun.”

The festival gets underway on Saturday, May 29 with the first of three family theatre shows performed by local theatre company Just Imagine UK. Guests can venture to Neverland with Peter Pan and Tink as they go on a quest to defeat Hook.

On the Saturday afternoon The Love Train will create ‘The Greatest Disco in the World’ on the arena stage with an A to Z of disco favourites including Stayin’ Alive, Boogie Wonderland and Car Wash so bring your dancing shoes.

Set to headline the main stage on Sunday, May 31 are Crazy P Soundsystem.

On Bank Holiday Monday, Manford’s Comedy Club will present a selection of the funniest comedians from the UK touring circuit including; Britain’s Got Talent finalist Steve Royle, Ignacio Lopez, Martin Mor, Matt Reed and MC Hammersmith.

A pop-up market with over 100 independent makers, creators and artisans will be present with a fine array of vintage, collectables, art and contemporary crafts.

The Cantina Courtyard will offer a mouthwatering selection of street food served from trucks and trailers, plus craft beers and delicious cocktails.

Organisers have already shown their gratitude to key workers with over £2,000 worth of tickets going out to NHS staff.

Tickets to the Pop Up Market and Cantina are £3 with tickets to the seated arena shows from £12.50. Details from: CraftyVintage.com