Venues revealed for Leyland Live

'Strung Up Bare' perform in The Gables at a previous Leyland Live event
'Strung Up Bare' perform in The Gables at a previous Leyland Live event

Venues taking part in this month’s Leyland Live music festival have now been announced.

The two-night music and entertainment extravaganza, which takes place on Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, will include performances from many different acts and bands, covering a wide range of music genres.

Leyland’s Double R Arts Group, Grupo SambAfriq, the Preston Flute Group, Red Rose Chorus and Red Rosettes, and the South Ribble Concert Band are just some of the groups taking part, along with local solo singers.

Venues signed up so far for the popular event, which is making a comeback after a break last year, are: the Eagle and Child pub, the Fox and Lion pub, the Gables pub, Ice Dreams and Coffee Beans, Knights of St Columbus Club, Leyland Methodist Church, Market Ale House, Paces and Laces shoe shop, the Queens pub, the RAFA club, the Rose and Crown pub, Solicitor Direct, South Ribble Key, St Andrew’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Priory Social Club, United Reformed Church, the Withy Arms pub, Woman clothes shop, and the youth and community centre.

The new Italian restaurant, La Corte, is due to open this month in the Old Police Station building on Golden Hill, and has also signed up to take part in Leyland Live.

Entry is by wristband only, which cost £5 for the whole weekend and can be bought from any of the acts or venues taking part.

Other Live events are planned for this year, including Penwortham in May, Longton in July, and Chorley in October.