Hose is alive with the sound of music

'Super hero' Howard Thomas with welly wanging experts Jack and Frederick Bailey EMN-140707-114624001

'Super hero' Howard Thomas with welly wanging experts Jack and Frederick Bailey EMN-140707-114624001

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With Glastonbury still a vivid memory, the festival season hits the Vale of Belvoir this weekend as usually quiet green spaces play host to live music.

Hose Fest explodes into action tomorrow night at 7.30pm, with The Dolly Show at Hose Village Hall. The audience will be able to sample the sounds of Europe’s top Dolly Parton Tribute. Tickets are available from the Post Office and are £10 for adults and £5 for under 18s.

Hose Fest - Sam Beech gets to grips with the climbing wall PHOTO: Tim Williams

Hose Fest - Sam Beech gets to grips with the climbing wall PHOTO: Tim Williams

Organisers are promising a great day out for all the family for those who pop down to Hose Fest on Saturday which has live music on the open air stage at the village hall field from 3pm.

The line up-of local groups and singers includes Kathryn Goring, Emily Brown, iSurrender, Barnie Rubblz, David Lacey and The Strachans.

The day’s events get under way from noon with a traditional fete featuring stalls, children’s games, dancing, barbecue and more.

There will also be a gymkhana from 11am on the playing fields.

From 3-5pm as well as the live music Mr Twister will be dazzling children with balloon modelling and a magic show.

Other attractions include a traction engine taking people on a tour of Hose, a beer tent serving real ales and a selection of ciders.

For more information visit www. hosefest.org.uk/