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Rewind Festival

One of the undoubted zeniths of the festival season, Rewind is back bringing the 80’s to Scotland, North and South once again.

Saturday night’s will by headlined by Erasure’s Andy Bell with Squeeze topping the bill on Sunday. Both iconic acts are making their Rewind debuts.

Other acts on the bill across the weekends include Tony Hadley, UB40, Marc Almond, Go West, ABC, Midge Ure, Nik Kershaw, Martin Kemp, Toyah, Nick Heyward, Soul II Soul, The Farm, The Art of Noise/Revision/VJ Set, Denise Pearson (Voice of Five Star) Slim Jim Phantom, Disco Inferno, Brother Beyond, Tunde (Voice of The Lighthouse Family), The South, The Doctor, Hothouse Flowers, China Crisis, Red Box, Heatwave, From The Jam, Earth Wind and Fire Experience by Al McKay and The Undertones.

Rewind Scotland kicks things off at Scone Palace from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd July, with Rewind North taking place at Capesthorne Hall from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th August. The final weekend happens on Friday 18th to Sunday 20th August in Henley on Thames.

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Tickets to Rewind are on sale now.

Plus, for your continued enjoyment The Pink Flamingo Club will once again be in the Big Top, an 80’s themed nightclub, with headline DJs Jenny Powell  & The Doctor (all Rewind Festivals) spinning all your favourite 80’s tunes to keep the party atmosphere going well into the night!

And if this isn’t enough …there are icons of the silver screen, there are Oscar winners, Bafta winners and Golden Globe winners, but are there any of these global stars that you would rather sing with on stage other than the coolest man of TV – Shaun Williamson. Yes, star of BBC’s EastEnders (Barry Evans) is bringing BARRIOKE to Rewind North & Rewind South! Shaun hosts the event with his usual trademark warmth and teasing banter, accompanying participants on stage, creating a riotous, joyous moment that people will never forget. This is the ultimate Insta moment, something people will talk about forever and want to be part of.

Sunday nights will conclude with a fantastic firework display – what better way to end the weekend than with the skies being lit up with a stunning display.

And there’s more!!! Rewind Festival weekend is not just about who is performing on the main stage, but an event including other exciting entertainment such as Disco Inferno which opens up every day at each of the festivals, Silent Disco, funfair rides, kid- zone with entertainment for the little Rewinders, shops & stalls for jewellery, t-shirts, food & drink.

And if you have “the look of love” in your eyes & you want to give your “love plus one” a “little respect’ & fancy tying the knot with your “oh l’amour” in full Rewind Festival style then you can in the Inflatable Church! Yes, the big church of rubbery love is once again rockin’ 80s vibes.

Rewind are delighted that Greatest Hits Radio are once again Official Radio Partner and their very own Jenny Powell says: “I had an absolute blast at Rewind last year and it was great to be able to share all the best bits of this incredible festival with Greatest Hits Radio listeners – I know they’ll be as excited as I am to find out which 80s superstars are hitting the stage for this year’s shows!

“I’ll be reuniting with my Greatest Hits Radio colleague Martin Kemp and cannot wait to see you all there for the good times and great music.’ Yes, this year is bigger than ever and an event for us all to look forward to!”