Leighton Live festival is a three day musical extravaganza taking place over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year, with its lineup including UB40, Ministry of Sound Disco, Sister Sledge and The Halle. 

Taking place between Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th June, in the historic grounds of Leighton Hall Estate in Carnforth, attendees will enjoy an incredible lineup of live music, plus a premier regional street food and craft beer offering on site with fun activities for the all the family to enjoy. 

On the opening day (Friday 3rd June), taking to the stage will be the iconic band UB40, featuring lead singer Ali Campbell, with support coming from Reggae Roast featuring Donovan Kingjay. 

Saturday (4th June) will be a day and night filled with dancing as iconic disco family Sister Sledge perform, followed by a brand-new live show from Ministry of Sound Disco, a 15-piece band celebrating the very best in disco and house hits. There will also be DJ sets throughout the day from Hacienda legend Graeme Park and Manchester’s premier club night, Funkademia.

To close the festival on Sunday (5th June), there will be an all day picnic with activities for the whole family, with the highlight of the evening coming from The Hallé symphony orchestra who will present the magnificent Last Night of the Proms, with very special guest soprano, Laura Wright. Expect plenty of sing-alongs and flag waving. The weekend will end on a high with a huge firework display and promises one not to be missed. 

Attendees will also have the  opportunity to explore the beautiful grounds of Leighton Hall, located just outside the market town of Carnforth, and the ancestral home of the world-renowned Gillow furniture family, with its extensive lawns and 19th century Walled Garden. 

The weekend will be sponsored by Booths, the Northern supermarket chain who are set to celebrate their 175th anniversary this year. 

The full festival line-up is as follows:


UB40 featuring Ali Campbell / Reggae Roast ft Donovan Kingjay 


Ministry of Sound Disco / Sister Sledge (live) / Graeme Park / Funkademia 


The Halle Last Night Of The Proms Jubilee Picnic and Laura Wright / The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Day tickets are still available for £45 and tickets for the full three days are on sale at £115. Under 10s go free, and teen tickets start at £15.




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