G-Festival sees record amount raised as bar drunk dry!

Posted on - 5th June, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Enjoying the drinks at G-Festival
Enjoying the drinks at G-Festival

A community music and ale festival has raised a five-figure sum.


G-Festival in Hoghton is raising money for a new Gregson Lane community centre and keeping the playing fields looking top-notch.

During the Bank Holiday Weekend more than 2,000 people watched live music and helped to drink the bar dry of craft ales and gin.

Rain on the Saturday didn’t dampen spirits according to the G-Festival team and the festival enjoyed better weather on the Sunday.

Overall more than £16,000 was raised by festival-goers.

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Amy Young, part of the team behind G-Festival, said: “We’d like to thank the local community, the bands who played, our sponsors and volunteers for making it a success.

“We’re now busy planning for 2018’s G-Festival and how we can make it bigger and better.”

You can see more pictures from the festival below

The Ooh Olive Aah's performing
The Ooh Olive Aah’s performing
The Frequency perform
The Frequency perform
The Dot Dot Dots and fans
The Dot Dot Dots and fans
Millicent Weaver poses with festival guitar
Emily Clark on stage
Volunteers behind the bar
A family enjoy themselves at G-Festival
Having a giggle
Connor Banks performs

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