WATCH: Music and family fun at new Northumberland festival

This slideshow features pictures of some of yesterday’s action at Coquetfest, a three-day event devoted to music, beer, beach and food, promising attractions for all the family.

It is being held at Druridge Bay Country Park, alongside one of the most popular stretches of beach in the region, and was expected to draw a sizeable crowd.

Coquetfest 2015. Picture by Jane Coltman

Coquetfest 2015. Picture by Jane Coltman

The dog-friendly event is intended to be a showcase for local and national bands, as well as a hat-trick of fun days out for all the family, with fairground rides, vintage vehicles and motorbikes and many other attractions.