Flower power, live music and VWs galore

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Hundreds of VW vehicles will roll into Alnwick this weekend as the Mighty Dubfest takes place.

Held in the Pastures, with Alnwick Castle in the background, the event will see a weekend of music, family entertainment, trade stands, food, drink and VWs on show.

The festival is being held in Alnwick for the second year running after huge success in 2015, when it moved to the town after a four-year stint at Druridge Bay.

The weekend of fun gets under way on Friday with music from One Eyed Jack, Urang Matang, Charlotte Yanni Band and Olivia Kate Smith.

Saturday will see Reloaded, The Dust Town Dogs, The Purest Green, The Pastures, We Steal Flyers, Gaz Daniels, Bob Douglass, Punk Buddha and Hannah Lamb – and the night is flower power-themed.

On Sunday there will be music from Dave Manning, Andrew Yeadon and Rooster’s Cat.

Entertainment includes kids craft workshops on Saturday and Sunday, a professional BMX demo on Saturday and a dog show, ukelele workshop and circus skills on Sunday as well as break dancing on Friday.

Stalls will be open from 4pm to midnight on Friday; 10am to midnight on Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday. For more see www.mightydubfest.co.uk