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BlueBella FREE Music Festival

The first ever Bluebella Music Festival takes place at The Blue Bell, Market Place, Belford, NE70 7NE 

Saturday 18th August.



Starting at 2pm and with free entry it promises to be a unique acoustic music event for music lovers and all the family to see. Headliners Ian Prowse and Brian Nash both have stellar musical careers. Ian has shared the stage with many a musical great and the late John Peel was his no.1 fan, co-headliner Brian Nash was part of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, one of the biggest bands in the UK in the mid 80’s and is now an acclaimed songwriter in his own right.


The seven-hour show will packed with some of the finest songwriters in the UK, while outside there will be family chill out zone in the Bell Tent and fun events including a Bouncy Castle, festival food and an outside bar in the picturesque garden of the hotel. Food and drinks will also be available as usual inside the hotel. It promises to be the must-see music event of the summer and all for free!


Accommodation including dog friendly rooms are also available for those wanting to make it a memorable weekend in the stunning Northumbrian scenery.

To book a room visit www.bluebellhotel.com


The full line up and event info is:


Ian Prowse

Brian Nash

Morrissey & Marshall

Shaun Kelly & The Returned Gifts

Rosie Nimmo

Philip Rambow

John Reynolds

Ed James


Date: Sat 18th Aug

Venue: The Blue Bell Hotel, Market Place, Belford, NE 70 7NE (tel 01668 213543)

Start/end time: 2pm – 9pm

Cost: Free

By Denise