Penn Fest set to be ‘bigger and better’
Fifth year for family friendly three-day festival
THERE is only one day to go until the fifth Penn Festival kicks off.
The festival will be held from tomorrow (Friday) until Sunday, July 19 at The Big Park, Penn Street.
Get Bucks competition winner, Lucinda Williamson, will be meeting the British boy band, Union J, with her children at the festival.
The happy-winner, who is from Amersham, said: “I am absolutely ecstatic, so thrilled. I went to the festival last year and had an amazing time, it was a great day out, everyone loved it.
“It is a really good festival for families, it has got a happy atmosphere. We have been listening to Union J music in our kitchen to get us in the mood.”
Besides Union J, other headline acts at the festival are Scouting For Girls, The Feeling, The Dualers, Razorlight, The Fratellis and Peter Andre.
The three-day family festival has different camping options for festival-goers nearby fields.
Organisers promise that this year will be bigger and better than ever, with bigger names performing.
Besides the performers, there will be creative workshops, a global artisan market with a selection of arts based stalls to choose from. There will also be a dance tent with guest DJs to
Want to get Bucks? For the latest news & sport go to continue the party once the bands have come off stage. In addition to the main stage acts, there will also be a diverse selection of exciting upcoming and popular local bands performing.
Organiser Manjit Jaspal said: “The acts have got stronger and bigger, it has grown, but it is still very much a family festival. The acts on the Sunday will appeal to a younger crowd, which will be a nice break.
Mr Jaspal added: “I am very excited, we have had a year to plan and have been hitting it hard since January, confirming line ups. It is very exciting in the run up to the festival.”
For more information, see www.pennfest.net. For the Twitter updates, see @ PennFestival.
Crowds enjoy last year’s Penn Fest