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BJÖRN AGAIN HEADLINES PICNIC IN THE PARK – SAT 14 JULY 2012

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Oundle International Festival is delighted to announce legendary ABBA show Björn Again as the headline act for this year’s Picnic in the Park

Kicking off proceedings at 5pm on Saturday 14 July will be Oundle Rocks, a showcase of talented young local bands, followed by fabulous world music act Grupo Lokito. This ground-breaking band, a great hit on the music festival circuit, offers an exciting fusion of Cuban and Congolese music featuring salsa and rumba beats. Listening to them is a fast track to party central; their non-stop beat is guaranteed to get even the most reluctant dancer tapping their toes!

World-famous ABBA act Björn Again will then take to the stage to wow the crowds with their performance of some of the greatest hits of ABBA such as ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Waterloo’ and ‘Money Money Money’. The legendary ABBA show, founded in Australia in 1988, has now notched up more than 50,000 performances in 70 countries. Prepare to dance the night away as Björn Again rocks Oundle’s Heron Rogers Field (situated between Benefield Road and Glapthorn Road).

Make an evening of it by bringing your own picnic, drinks, chairs and tables or purchase snacks, beer and wine from our range of on-site sellers. Hog roast, locally-brewed ales, traditional ice-cream and much more will make for a mouth-watering selection of refreshments. Free parking is available adjacent to the site and the evening will culminate in a spectacular firework display.

 We’re delighted to have secured Björn Again to headline Picnic in the Park this year

says Susan Lansdale, Director of Oundle Music Trust.

It’s a real coup for Oundle International Festival and indicative of our standing on the festival scene. We may be small but we can punch above our weight and bring in big names with the best of them! Saturday 14 July promises to be a night to remember full of fun, laughter and dancing. We’re expecting the volume of interest to be huge this year, so make sure to book your tickets on 24 March. We look forward to seeing you there!

Tickets for this unmissable event go on sale from 10am on Saturday 24 March via Oundle Box Office, 4 New Street, Oundle.

Tel: 01832 274734 or online at www.oundlefestival.org.uk. A limited number of allocated canopy sites will also be available to purchase from this date. Friends of the Festival have access to advance booking from 10am on Monday 19 March.

For more information regarding becoming a Friend of Oundle Music Trust please visit www.oundlefestival.org.uk

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