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Weekly Edition - Publication date:- 2017-02-06

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Formby Festival is more than just a festival

THIS fantastic event will bring you lots of food, drink, live music and entertainment over 3 days from 14 July to 16 July 2017. With cuisines and delights from across the globe, there's something to satisfy each person's taste. Italian? Thai? Indian? Real ales, fine wines and everything in between. Whatever quenches your thirst the event organisers hope they will be able to say:- "We've got it!"

Are you an artisan enthusiast? With homemade gifts, specialist snacks and much more you won't be disappointed!

The event organizers have told us that:- "This year's event we are told will have chef demos throughout the Saturday and Sunday, with the show's resident celebrity BBC Fusion Chef of the Year; Aazam Ahmed with guest chefs as well. On the main stage this year, it's going to be jam packed with the finest talent the UK has to offer.  From Friday night right through to Sunday evening you'll hear local bands, choral groups and even see performances from TV stars! The event will also have lots of things to keep the little ones busy too!"

The event organisers added:- "From inflatable's, archery, climbing wall, water bumper boats, paintballing, the cave, rodeo bull, steam train, donkey rides to name, but a few. Plus the show will have many free activities for the kids too, including:- kids cooking zone, magic shows, balloon modelling, circus school and a craft marquee (all free). On top of all that, why not watch the dog display team or other displays in the arena?  You can even enter the events bake off completion! Every year we aim to make Formby Festival 2017 will be even better than in 2016.

We're excited to announce that we'll be having a tri, bute night, on Friday, 14 July 2017! This will be a must see, so make sure you've got your tickets.

Robbie Williams 'The World's No. 1' Robbie Tri, bute... Recognized as 1 of the leading Robbie Williams Tri, bute Acts, this superb tri, bute act has appeared on Channel 4 and ITV and has performed in 15 countries! Not only does he look the image of Robbie, he sings and entertains exactly like the main man himself.

Cilla Black - The Cilla Show - Step Inside Love… Step inside Love is an authentic, respectful and professional tri, bute to the much loved, national treasure Cilla Black who sadly passed away recently. The Cilla Show; Step Inside Love features the amazing vocals and talent of Kate Bell and will take you back to the golden musical era of 60's and 70's!

The show is a must see, you won't catch it anywhere else,  but at Formby Festival..."

Saturday - Our Saturday night musical firework and laser display has become a legendary feature of the weekend. "You won't want to miss it! This is backed up with fantastic live entertainment on the stage and our fantastic House DJ before the fireworks begin." said Maria from the Formby Festival 2017.

On Sunday, this event will bring to Formby a carnival atmosphere, thanks to the fantastic KATUMBA BAND, described as a walking wall of sound, don't miss them.

Go to the festival's website and see what is on:- FormbyFestival.Co.UK. You can also now buy tickets on that website, at a reduced rate to the gate prices.


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