THE ZUTONS are set to headline one of Cheshire's best-loved festivals when as it makes a triumphant return during the bumper bank holiday weekend in June.

Cheshire Fest will bring a jam-packed weekend of events running from Thursday, June 2, to Sunday, June 5 – with four days of celebrations planned in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

This year, it all takes place in a brand-new site at The Lambing Shed, Moseley Hall Farm in Knutsford – descending on a beautiful tree-lined location in the heart of the green Cheshire countryside.

The festival opening-night kicks off Thursday, June 2 (4pm to 11pm), with the infamous Bongo’s Bingo - with Johnny Bongo hosting the action from a giant Big Top Tent.

Winsford Guardian: The Zutons will headline Cheshire Fest in Knutsford during the Queen's JubileeThe Zutons will headline Cheshire Fest in Knutsford during the Queen's Jubilee

Friday, June 3, sees Cheshire Craft Beer Fest will take over the site from 4pm to 11pm with a celebration of the best craft beers, cocktails and mouth-watering street food in the Big Top Beer Hall.

The stellar music programme will be led by club legend Judge Jules, performing with a 10-piece live band. Support comes with DJ sets from Take That’s Howard Donald and Radio 1’s James Cusak.

The Zutons headline on the Saturday, marking the 15th Anniversary of their debut album “Who Killed The Zutons” and performing new works, produced by non-other than Nile Rogers.

Sunday is the Jubilee Family Day, when the festival will become one giant street party with a whole programme of family entertainment including; the Greatest Showman Show by A Million Dreams, amazing circus skills from Nula Hula, Mark The Storyteller and a magical giant bubble show from eBublio, with all the colours of the rainbow floating through the fields.

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To cap off the day, cover bands will be playing greatest hits from across the decades with The Cavern Beatles, Manytones and more. 

Festival director, Benjamin Harris said: "We are so glad to be able to bring Cheshire Fest back after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

"The 2022 line up is definitely the best we’ve ever had and by partnering with so many local businesses, the festival will have a real community feel.

"It is the perfect festival for families and groups of friends to get together and enjoy some amazing music, great food and drink and enjoy socialising again."

The second release of tickets are on sale now (after the first release sold out) and can be purchased for individual days, or the whole weekend via cheshirefest.co.uk.

Tickets start at just £8.50 for children and £12.50 for adults.