The city's biggest live music festival returns!
Hundreds of live bands, acts and entertainers will descend on Wakefield city centre from Friday May 31 to Sunday June 2.
Loads of free gigs, some paid for (and well worth it) across dozens of venues from the outdoor stages to indoor bars, pubs, clubs and gig venues.
Saturday is the main music day, headlined by the legendary former New Order star Peter Hook & The Light plus We Are Scientists, Asian Dub Foundation and well... So. Many. More! See HERE for full details.
Sunday sees Wakefield BID present an entire day of free music culminating with leading Queen tribute band, Mercury, on the main stage near the Cathedral. Plus a large marquee with events and free family activites in the Bull Ring, the amazing Wakefield Record Fair, street vendors and tonnes more stuff. Grab a free wristband form the wristband exchange to get deals and discounts in the city too.
It's an entire day out for free to celebrate the finale of the festival. Featuring:
- Live music on the Precinct Stage from midday to 6.30pm (with short breaks) Leading world-touring Queen tribute band, Mercury, headlining at 4.30pm.
- The amazing Wakefield Record Fair from 11am - 4pm.
- Big Bull Ring Marquee activity all day featuring Youth Anthems providing child friendly musical entertainment, a fanzine making workshop, creative painting workshop for young children, build your own instruments from junk (for kids!), mini theatre performance as part of Yorkshire Sculpture International, Long Division's #YoungTeam activity, collections for St Catherine's Foodbank.
For more details see http://longdivisionfestival.co.uk