Richard Hawley set to rock festival

Pocktoberfest logo.
Pocktoberfest logo.

Indie legend Richard Hawley will be the star attraction at the 10th annual Pocktoberfest Beer and Music Fe

And you could be in with a chance of seeing him for free with our competition to win tickets.

Richard Hawley

Richard Hawley

The Sheffield guitar hero first found fame as a member of Britpop band Longpigs in the 90s.

A superbly talented singer-songwriter, Hawley has collaborated with the likes of Nancy Sinatra and Elbow.

Over the space of more than a decade he has cemented himself as a national treasure, creating a back catalogue of music that is adored and admired.

Hawley will be topping the bill at Pocktoberfest at The Old Station, Pocklington School, Pocklington, on Sunday, October 27.

In addition to Hawley, there is also a wide range of other performances.

The annual event kicks off on the Saturday, October, 26, with performances by acts including Huge, Lumberjack Cowboy and Jimbo Doomface.

Supporting Hawley on the Sunday will be Glenn Tilbrook, lead singer and guitarist with Squeeze. Other acts include Josh Ritter, Tift Merritt and Boss Caine.

There will also be a huge range of real ales, ciders and wines.

Funds raised on the day will go to the Help For Heroes and Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) charities.

For your chance to win a free pair of tickets to the festival just answer the following question:-

Name the Sheffield-based band who Richard Hawley collaborated with who had a huge hit in the 1990s with Common People.

Send your entries by post to:- Richard Hawley Competition, Epworth Bells, Sunny Bar, Doncaster, DN1 1NB.