'We're so pleased to be back:' Organisers delight at return of Doncaster music festival

The organisers of a popular Doncaster music festival have spoken of their delight at its return this summer – with the same star-studded line-up.

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 10:57 am
Updated Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 11:02 am

Askern Music Festival is ‘back with a bang for 2021’ say organisers, following the cancellation of last year’s event due to coronavirus.

The Doncaster based live music festival will go ahead on Saturday 10July 2021.

The family-friendly festival is now in it’s fifth year and in previous years has hosted such bands as The Pigeon Detectives, Scouting For Girls, Toploader, Cast and Starsailor.

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Askern Music Festival is returning this summer.

Andy O’Grady, founder of Askern Music Festival said, “we’re so pleased to be back.

"As everybody will know we had to postpone the 2020 festival to 2021, but luckily we kept the same line up.

"We’re excited that bands such as Feeder, The Coral and Republica are coming to Doncaster to play our main stage, plus Chris Helme of The Seahorses, Mark Morriss of The Bluetones and Nigel Clark of Dodgy in our huge acoustic tent.

"We love our festival and so do our community”.

The festival will take place at Askern Welfare Cricket Club in Askern, Doncaster and gates will open at noon.

Tickets are currently on sale via www.Askernmusicfestival.co.uk priced at £25 adults, £15 juniors and under 11’s are free. Family tickets are also available for £65 (2x adults/2x Junior)

More details are available via Facebook and Instagram on @AskernMusicFestival or Twitter on @AskernMF

Under the Government’s easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that he hopes all restrictions will be lifted by June 21.