Thousands enjoy music festival in city gardens

UB40 perform at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 2 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

UB40 perform at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 2 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

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The annual Music in the Gardens event returned to the Botanical Gardens for its 12th year at the weekend – entertaining thousands of people .

Among artists which performed over the four nights were The Feeling, UB40, James and Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Feeling perform at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 1 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

The Feeling perform at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 1 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

The festival started as a small, live music concert, organised by the Rotary Club of Sheffield to raise funds for local charities, but over the years its popularity has grown.

To date, it has raised more than £220,000 for local, national and international charities, and is known across the UK.

Fans at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 2 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

Fans at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 2 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

Fans at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 2 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

Fans at the Botanical Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom on 2 July 2016. Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography