Richard Ashcroft to headline Lancashire's biggest open air music festival

Richard Ashcroft will headline Thursday night at Lancashire’s biggest open-air music festival Highest Point.

James performing at Highest Point Festival in Lancaster earlier this year
James performing at Highest Point Festival in Lancaster earlier this year

Taking place across May 12th -14th, in the stunning, 54-acre grounds of Williamson Park, Lancaster, the iconic singer will treat thousands of attendees to tracks from his acclaimed solo work, including latest album, ‘Acoustic Hymns Vol. 1’, along with classics from his time as frontman of The Verve, such as ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’, ‘Lucky Man’ and ‘Sonnet’.

Thursday tickets for the festival officially go on sale from 10am on Thursday via Skiddle’s website. They will cost £42.50 per adult.

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Full weekend tickets which will give attendees access across Thursday May 12th, Friday 13th and Saturday 14th also set to go on sale this Thursday, and will cost £125.

The full weekend line-up is still to be announced, but Highest Point Festival will see a huge variety of artists, from chart-topping artists and indie legends to underground house heads, D’n’B superstars and funk groovers.

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    Plus, there’ll be regional street food and craft beer offering on site, with the festival set to be bigger and more diverse than ever before.

    In 2021, the festival welcomed 35,000 ticket-holders for four days of fun-filled musical performances from some of the industry’s biggest names, including indie icons James, Brit & Ivor Novello award winner Rag‘n’Bone Man, musical legend Rick Astley, chart star Becky Hill, Brit and MOBO award-winning singer/songwriter Ella Eyre, British electronic music band Clean Bandit, chart topping Rudimental, plus many more.