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World First For Lytham Festival With Debut Of Playwright’s ‘Scandalous’ New Work

1st June 2017

Lytham Festival will welcome a world first this summer as playwright David Slattery-Christy presents the debut of his new theatrical work which offers affairs, jealousy and slanderous accusations… and, yes, a legendary opera or two! Elvira & I: Puccini’s Scandalous Passions is the new two-act play which explores the stormy relationship between famed composer Giacomo ...

11 Facts about Madness

19th May 2017

Our Saturday Night headliners are going to turn Our House, the Proms Arena, into a House of Fun.   Here’s 11 facts you may or may not already know about Madness! Madness are currently made up of: frontman Graham “Suggs” McPherson, Saxophonist Lee Thompson, Guitarist Chris “Chrissy Boy” Foreman, Bassist Mark Bedford, Keyboardist Mark Barson ...

Dare To Be Great

18th May 2017

 “DARE TO BE GREAT” OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG & OLD AT LYTHAM FESTIVAL     A new intergenerational community arts project linked to Lytham Festival has just been given the go ahead this week, following confirmation of funding from the United Utilities Lancashire Community Fund, Lytham Festival organisers, Cuffe & Taylor and Fylde Borough Council.   ...

11 Facts about the 80s v 90s Line Up

17th May 2017

This year’s 80s v 90s Night is sure to be a party of the decades. Here’s 11 facts you may or may not know about the artists on the bill! The line up for 80s v 90s Night this year consists of: A1, Betty Boo, Technotronic, Dodgy, Johnny Hates Jazz, Living in a Box featuring ...

This year’s charity partners!

17th May 2017

This year we are working with five new charity partners. Read the press release below to find out more!     The North West’s biggest live music festival is welcoming five charity partners for 2017. Lytham Festival hopes to attract around 100,000 people to Lancashire’s Fylde coast for the seven-day event taking place from Monday ...

11 Facts about Haçienda Classiçal

16th May 2017

Here are 11 facts you may or may not have known about Haçienda Classiçal! The Haçienda Classiçal is a project set up by Fac 51 which involves Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, who were two DJs at The Haçienda, along with the Manchester Camerata Orchestra.   The legendary DJ partnership that came together in the ...

11 Facts about Olly Murs and Louisa Johnson

15th May 2017

Our Wednesday 2nd August headliners are Olly Murs and Louisa Johnson. Here are 11 facts you may or may not know about Olly and Louisa! Olly Murs competed on The X Factor in 2009 and came in second place. Olly is arguably one of the most successful X Factor contestants of all time.   Louisa ...

Haçienda Classiçal named Best Ensemble.

10th May 2017

“An orchestra that has tripled its audience by playing less Beethoven and Mozart and more New Order and 808 State has won a major classical music award. The Manchester Camerata was named best ensemble at the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) Music Awards on Tuesday. That was partly thanks to its successful Hacienda Classical gigs, where ...

We welcome Freeport, Fleetwood back to the Lytham Festival Family!

20th April 2017

The North West’s biggest live music festival has been given a boost after securing a major retail partner as a sponsor. Lancashire-based shopping outlet centre Fleetwood Freeport is the retail partner of this year’s week-long Lytham Festival which hopes to attract up to 100,000 people to the Fylde Coast from July 31 to August 6. ...

Lytham Festival Offers £1,000 VIP Easter Egg-Stravaganza

10th April 2017

Lytham Festival organisers are giving music fans the golden opportunity to take part in a £1,000 Easter Egg-stravaganza! In a special Lytham-themed treasure hunt one lucky winner is being given the chance to win two VIP tickets worth £500 to the Lytham Festival gig of their choice along with a cash prize of £500. A ...

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