THIS year’s Gainsborough Riverside Festival looks set to be bigger and better than ever with stalls, a traditional market, a funfair, arts, crafts, games, a duck race, live music and a firework finale - in other words, there’s something for everybody to enjoy.
With so much happening at the festival at a number of different locations, here’s a guide to what will be happening where.
Parish Church: Parade starts at noon.
Sandars Yard: Official opening of the Festival at the end of the parade at 12.30pm by the Mayor of Gainsborough and Chairman of West Lindsey District Council.
Live stage performances - 12.30pm Steroepic;
12.50pm Lizzie Goddard;
1.15pm The Studio;
1.40pm Caz Crnell, Laura Cornet, Katie Booth, Bryony Roberts, Joshua St John, Dawen Jones;
2.15pm Performing Arts Club of St John’s;
3.20pm Chasing Wilson;
3.50pm Antonia Barber;
4.20pm We Were Infinate (Aaron Nicholls Band);
4.40pm Avalon Doughty;
5.30pm Stage closed;
7.45pm-8.15pm The Torn;
8.30pm-10pm Bluez Brotherz;
10pm-10.10pm Firework Finale.
Whitton’s Mill: Indoors - tombola, bric-a-brac, refreshments, outdoors - festival information point.
Whitton’s Gardens: Stalls, games, competitions, interactive fun, food.
Ship Court Car Park: Family Fun Fair until 9pm.
Market Place: Traditional Market.
Old Hall: Saturday Praise at 3pm, tea shop and gift shop.
Marshall’s Yard: Shopping and entertainment.
Chapel Staith: Earth Bound Misfits, street entertainers.
Riverside Walkway: Duck race (Lions), entertainment, information.
Yasig: Coffee shop and community interaction.
So get out there and enjoy what should be a a great day out for all the family.