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

Kim Wilde
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Dust off your legwarmers - the line-up has been announced for an ‘80s outdoor extravaganza.

Tony Hadley, Kim Wilde, ABC, Heaven 17 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.

Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley

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.

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.

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

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