Music festival to help animals


A music festival featuring some bands which played at the Big Boston Gig is to take place on Saturday, August 1.

The festival, named Party in the Ark, will raise money to help animal welfare charity Lincs Ark.

It is being organised by Abi’s Hotel For Cats, which is also hosting the event at its site off Donington Road, Swineshead, (near Kirton Holme, PE20 3HL).

Organiser, and co-cattery owner Jo Roberts said: “There is free entry and we are really hoping to raise a lot of money for the Ark.”

The bands set to play are Cuttin Loose, Bluesboy Kings, The Amazing Armadillos, Revolver, Alter Egos and Robert Hokum.

The festival, which runs from noon to 10pm, will also feature a licensed bar, food, bouncy castle, children’s rides and more. There will be the option to camp overnight (£10 for tents, £15 for vans) All pitches must be booked in advance.

Details on 01205 724277.