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Cumbria To Host Brand New Festival Whitehaven Alive In September

Stages that will feature household names, live entertainment, foodie villages, Cumbrian producers and street theatre. Platinum-selling pop-rock band Scouting for Girls announced as the first headliners. Organizers say they join Will rally for local businesses in the city to be and be part of the weekend.

Chief Executive of Whitehaven Harbor Commissioners

John Baker said: “The overall vision for Whitehaven Alive is a landmark event to celebrate our locality, with the aim of assisting in recovery for local businesses and residents, and to invite those people and businesses to participate. If possible, bring people together and convey a sense of place and recovery to Whitehaven.

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Target of Whitehaven Alive

“Whitehaven Harbor and the city have such a deep and diverse history to tell, and our communities have such an incredible passion and feeling for this place. Whitehaven Alive aims to bring them all together so that we can all have one after the pandemic.” Co-founder Oliver Hodgson said: “This event is really exciting and of great importance, we aim to become an annual feature in the West Cumbrian calendar.

Great performance by Cumbria

“We promise it will be a weekend that will not be forgotten, a date we’re sure people will join us in their diaries for a weekend of fun, excitement, and what a great Cumbria show.” Scouting for Girls Perfect for a Saturday evening, keeping us all entertained with the picturesque harbor as the backdrop, a spectacular sunset and the sound of ‘She’s So Lovely’ – what more could you want?”

More acts and announcements expected in the coming weeks

Co-founder Andrea Winders said: “Whitehaven is a gem of a city, and being able to host this event at the port will be a chance to showcase its best points and celebrate with residents and visitors alike.”

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