Tony Hadley, Kim Wilde and Midge Ure to headline Sunderland retro festival

Dust off your legwarmers - the line-up has been announced for an '˜80s outdoor extravaganza.

Thursday, 26th October 2017, 2:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:04 pm
Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley, Kim Wilde, ABC, Heaven 18 and Midge Ure will headline Let’s Rock The North East, a celebration of the ‘80s taking place at Herrington Country Park on Saturday, June 9 next year.

Other highlights at the festival will include sets from Go West, Nik Kershaw, Nick Heyward, Five Star, The Real Thing, Altered Images and Modern Romance.

Kim Wilde

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Hosted by Pat Sharp and Dave Benson Phillips, the event will feature DJ sets by Pat Sharp and Nathan Moore of Brother Beyond.

Highlights will also include The Retrobates Party Live with Hazell Dean, Fuzzbox and Annabella from Bow Wow Wow, as well as Peter Coyle from Lotus Eaters and a Black Lace Conga Party.

There will be activities for children including a circus, face painting and inflatables.

Gates will open at 10am with music from midday, with the show ending at 10.30pm.

Kim Wilde

Tickets are £30, with a Club Tropicana VIP tickets also available.