Tag: Midsummer Festival

Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival has plenty of talent to sing about

There’s great news for visitors to Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival this weekend.

The DMU Gospel Choir, semi-finalists in last month’s Britain’s Got Talent, will perform at the festival on the afternoon of Sunday, June 24.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Country capers at Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival

A treat awaits visitors to Castle Bytham on June 23 and 24 thanks to a full list of attractions at this year’s two-day village festival.

The fun starts on Saturday with a 5K Chase, an off road trail run suitable for the whole family.

Those who like to take things at a more leisurely pace can follow the historic village walk and enjoy the parade of decorated wheelbarrows to the events field, where live music on two stages starts at 1.30pm.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Festival proceeds are handed out

Several thousand visitors enjoyed Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival in June and thousands of pounds were raised for local community groups.

At a community event in Castle Bytham Village Hall last Monday, Kate Goodman, chairman of the festival committee, and Patrick Candler, chairman of Bythams Music, presented cheques totalling £6,400 to local community groups and good causes.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Musical feast at Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival

The final line-up of bands and performers has been announced for this year’s Midsummer Festival in Castle Bytham and it promises to be an even bigger and better musical and artistic feast than ever before.

There will be music to appeal to all tastes – rock, pop, classical, choral, folk, blues, country, Latin funk, big band, indie, and a cappella at the festival, which runs on Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18. Altogether more than 20 acts over two days, and all for free.

Read more from the Grantham Journal website.

Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival proceeds presented to good causes

Huge numbers of visitors from near and far enjoyed Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival in June and thousands of pounds was raised for good causes despite parking and entrance being free.

At a wine and nibbles event in Castle Bytham Village Hall on Tuesday, August 9, the outgoing chairman of the festival committee, Peter Hinton, presented cheques totalling £5,000 to eight community projects. This money was raised by the tombola, raffle, duck race and the profits of the sale of food and drink.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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