Tasty food and music festival at Upton Country Park to get ready for Glastonbury!

A TASTY festival is on offer at a Dorset food festival in June – just ahead of Glastonbury!

The Upton House Food & Music Festival is set to take place at Upton Country Park between Friday, June 14 and Sunday, June 16.

Organisers promise a “family day out in beautiful surroundings with food and drink from around the world”.

Alongside an array of international street food, there’s a tasty bill of top UK tribute acts, with free kids’ entertainment, arts, crafts and, for the brave and hungry, as well as some novel eating contests.

“Upton House Food and Music Festival is all about serving up a more-ish mix of top notch food and brilliant music at an affordable price – we can’t wait to see what the people of Poole and beyond make of this year’s line up; it’s the strongest yet,” said festival organiser, Serena Wren.

Three-day family weekend tickets are available from £34, with single-day family passes starting at £26.

Tribute acts on offer include homages to the likes of Queen, Oasis, Foo Fighters, Amy Winehouse, Madness and The Killers.

On the food front, top-rated producers such as Southbourne-based pop-up Texas barbecue experts, Sobo Smoko will feature, alongside drinks from the likes of Poole’s Shanty Spirit seaweed vodka.

The site opens from 5pm on Friday and 11am on Saturday and Sunday.

Pre-paid on-site parking is available and well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome. For bookings and more information, visit www.uptonhousefoodand

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