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Family festival Cheshire Fest 2019 takes place at Manchester Rugby Club in Cheadle Hulme on the weekend of 1/2 June.  The 2019 event promises to be the biggest and best Cheshire Fest yet, with a festival ground twice the size of last year, a larger Main Stage, with a packed programme of family fun, entertainment, live music, food and drink.

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Tickets are available now at https://cheshirefest.co.uk/ for the event which features live music across 2 stages, a Kids Play park and a huge variety of food and drink options.

The Cheshire Fest Main Stage will feature a fantastic line-up of the UK’s best tribute acts across both days:  The Fillers (The Killers) and Kazabian (Kasabian) will play on Saturday 1 June .They’ll be joined by headliners Kings Ov Leon (Kings Of Leon), along with The Phonics (Stereophonics) and Totally Tina (Tina Turner).

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Vicky Jackson will be performing as Pink 

Meanwhile The Stones (The Rolling Stones) and Vicky Jackson as Pink take to the Cheshire Fest Main Stage on Sunday 2 June for the Family Favourites line-up, featuring a whole host of all-time music greats for all ages. Get ready to dance as Bruno – A Tribute To Bruno Mars and Little Fix (Little Mix). Critically acclaimed Queen tribute Flash close the weekend programme and will rock the festival ground to a memorable end.

The Main stage will be complemented by an acoustic stage offering deckchair seating and hay bales with a relaxed family friendly vibe.  A variety of acts will be performing across the 2 days.

Meanwhile, the Kids Stage and Play Park will be packed with fun activities for young festival goers. Disney legends Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Mary Poppins will perform classic songs and meet their young fans.  A cast of superheroes including Iron Man, Hulk and Batman will be present for selfie duties.  Entertainment will come frm The Voice Kids, Astrid (jazz and blues), Jennifer King, Mandy Scarlet and Lola.  Street dancer Junior Frood will perform on Saturday and back by popular demand, Girl Talk will be singing rapping and dancing on the Sunday.

Fun activities and attractions across the weekend will include:  a Giant T-Rex,  the chance to go hi-tech and walk in the boots of a Wild West sheriff or become a famous rock star thanks to VRyourself; or craft sand art and slime in the Craft Tent.  A silent disco and fire dancing are also part of the packed programme.

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The Street Food Village will offer international cuisines, vegan and vegetarian options – with something for suit everyone’s tastes, accompanied by real ales, craft beers, cider and a gin garden/cocktail bar.  Food vendors will include Thai/Asian from local favourite, Chilli Banana, Flavours of Africa, Panda Catering, Oh So British, Porky Pig, Wildfire Pizza and many others.

A visit to Mashed Tea Tent will cleanse the palette so visitors can move on to sample sweet treats. Los Churros Amigos will fill the air with the sweet scents of its 100% vegan star-shaped Churros; Hanky Panky Pancakes is tempting with a feast of toppings and sweet sauces; Cheshire Bake House will offer more traditional desserts; with delicious smoothies from Straw & Spoon.

Cheshire Fest will host more than 100 real ales, craft beers and ciders produced by the best independent breweries across the UK and Europe. Hosted by Funky Brands, the extensive range will delight any beer connoisseur. On the Saturday the spotlight will be on award-winning Tiny Rebel brewery from Newport, South Wales. Festivalgoers can meet the team behind Tiny Rebel at a special ‘meet the brewer’ event at Cheshire Fest on Saturday 1 June, where they will be showcasing 10 beers.

Festivalgoers looking for a lighter choice of beverage may be tempted by the Champagne and Prosecco Bar. Pop up cocktail bar, The Alchemist will be offering their quirky creations. Alternatively the Gin Garden ,sponsored by Fever Tree will have more than 20 gins available.

For tickets and full musical line up  visit : https://cheshirefest.co.uk/

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