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Five charities across the North West will benefit from Lancashire’s biggest music festival this summer.
Lytham Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and up to 100,000 people are expected to visit from Wednesday 10th July to Sunday 14th July.
Five charities from across the region will be represented - volunteers will be collecting donations throughout the event.
The chosen charities for a second-year running are North West Air Ambulance, Brian House Children’s Hospice, Fylde Coast Women’s Aid, Blackpool Carers and Blue Skies Hospitals fund.
Lytham Festival director Peter Taylor said: “All of these charities do a fantastic job for our communities and are there for everyone so we would encourage our festival-goers to donate to them where possible.”
The festival this year welcomes the likes of Kylie Minogue, Stereophonics and Rod Stewart.
Last year, the charities raised £12,000 thanks to donations from festival-goers.
Fylde Coast Women’s Aid will be the charity partner for The Human League on Wednesday July 10th, Blue Skies for Stereophonics on Thursday 11th, Blackpool Carers for Kylie Minogue on Friday 12th, Brian House for Rod Stewart on Saturday 13th and North West Air Ambulance for Hollywood Proms with Michael Ball and Sheridan Smith on Sunday 14th.