Footie on big screen at festival

Grendon Underwood
Grendon Underwood

The popular Grendon Festival for lovers of music, comedy, food and World Cup football, promises to be an event not to be missed on Saturday evening.

Taking place at the village hall from 6pm till late, the festival was originally launched in 2006 to celebrate live music and live football, and to give festival-goers a real treat with local ale and good food thrown in.

Tribute acts on Saturday night include headliners The Vinyls and Not the Rolling Stones and if that wasn’t enough there’ll be England’s World Cup match against Italy aired live on the big screen, courtesy of Class Act, plus a hog roast, barbecue and children’s entertainment.

Tickets are still up for grabs via with adult tickets priced at just £20.00.

Money raised on the day will go towards Florence Nightingale Hospice.

Lindsey Fealey from the hospice said: ““We’re delighted to have been chosen as the charity beneficiary for this year’s Grendon Festival.”