Umbrella Fair at Racecourse

The Umbrella Fair at the Racecourse. 'The Junkyard Crew. ENGNNL00120130818231656
The Umbrella Fair at the Racecourse. 'The Junkyard Crew. ENGNNL00120130818231656
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The Umbrella Fair Festival returns to The Racecourse in Northampton this weekend with two days of music, 
poetry, dance and theatre.

There will be dozens of bands from across Northamptonshire playing across different stages and tents.

On Saturday, the Umbrella Stage will be headlined by Jagged Little Thrills.

Bands begin at midday with Arbor Doves, Dan Hughes Trio, Gezzi B Band, Kayanites, Howlin Owls, The Hannah Faulkner Band, The Red Triangle Circus Gang and Riverboat Pirates also playing.

On Sunday, the music is from 1pm with Tracey Matthews Band opening and sets from Rogue State Circus, Juno and the Uke Dealers, The Malingerers and The Big Head on the main stage.

The Umbrella Fair will also include a spoken word tent, hosted by Bardic Picnic, an open mic stage, a dub tent hosted by High Grade Rockers and a jazz and classical tent.

World music from across the county will be played on the Mela stage and dozens of bands and singers performing in the acoustic marquee.

There will also be tents and areas to showcase environmental issues, horticultural issues, health, healing, a LGBT area and food stalls.

Admission is free. Visit www.umbrellafair.org.uk.