Lancashire Belle tops vintage bill at event

Miss Jane Francis- the Lancashire Belle
Miss Jane Francis- the Lancashire Belle

Forces sweetheart, the Lancashire Belle, will be topping the bill at Rothbury WI’s vintage event on Sunday, June 29.

Jane Francis is a professional singer, specialising in vintage material and performs 1940s songs from both sides of the Atlantic.

Jane tops the bill of live music for the day. Also on the stage will be the Alnwick Playhouse Concert band, the Coquetdale Singers and Rothbury WI’s very own Swingin’ Hinnies.

Jane said: “I am delighted to be asked to come to Rothbury and take part in such a fantastic event. That it’s for such a worthwhile cause doubles the reason for my wanting to come. Not that I took much persuading, truth be told. Northumberland is one of my favourite parts of the country.”

Vintage Rothbury is aiming to raise £10,000 for the Stephen Carey Fund, to provide 10 defibrillators for the Coquet Valley. will see a host of vintage stalls, antiques evaluations andentertainment from 11am to 4pm.