Organisers of Knipfest publicize event overseas

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Organisers of the Vale of Belvoir music festival Knipfest have been on a fun filled road trip overseas, publicizing the event ahead of its scheduled weekend start.

Committee members John Copley and Phil Noon, purchased a car for less than £200 and travelled 1,000 miles to and from Normandy Beaches, on the anniversary of The D-Day Landings (June 6, 1944).

The pair were joined by Phil Brittan, a member of band Crazy Ape and Ian Potter of RSI Body and Paint Repairs in Grantham.

John said: “The very kind sponsors for this were Avanti Windows, RSI Body and Paint Repairs and Signs Express.

Knipfest is taking place at Belvoir Cricket Club, at Knipton, on Saturday. It starts at 4pm and goes on until midnight.

Several top bands have been booked and Ultra 90s will headline the event.

Money raised at the festival will be donated to Cancer Research UK, St Barnabas Hospice in Grantham and the Dove Cottage Day Hospice in Stathern.