Returning for a third year on September 12, BerkoFest promises an incredible line-up of family friendly entertainment. Headlining the festival in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire will be Glenn Tilbrook, one of the UK’s finest musicians. Glenn will be performing tracks from his solo albums – including last year’s, ‘Happy Ending’ – and of course, songs from the Squeeze back catalogue.
Speaking in July, Glenn said,
“I last played Berkofest in 2012. I was struck with what a fantastic, fun, relaxed, child friendly festival it was. I had a great gig, amazingly responsive audience. I hope that 2015 will be just as much fun.”
The festival will blend established and emerging talent across four stages – classic country duo My Darling Clementine will perform at BerkoFest for the first time; also appearing are the bold and brassy Hackney Colliery Band and the powerfully percussive Black Cat Magic. Returning to Berkofest are Jasmine Rodgers and Shane Lamont, with emerging talent performing in The Swan Youth Centre and Raw Vibes tents.
Fun for all the family includes drum workshops; face painting by About Face; Runaround Rascals; The Sandy Art stall; and the full craft beer experience in Haresfoot Brewery’s Folk and Ale tent. A wide range of food will be available, provided by local eateries including Dar Papillon, HERE Café, and Porters.
“BerkoFest is all about quality entertainment at affordable prices” says BerkoFest founder Charlie Hussey. “It’s about loving local, and some of the monies raised will be supporting local charities especially the Swan Youth Centre which again has its own music stage at this year’s event.”
BerkoFest is on Saturday 12 September. Tickets are available from www.berkofest.com and Berkhamsted High Street outlets.
Adults £16 in advance
Children under 14 go free (ticket required)