Big Boro Festival the Stage is all Set

Written on:May 30, 2014
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THE STAGE is literally being set for a huge festival in Nuneaton tomorrow.
Big Boro Festival

Football is being swapped for a music at the home of Nuneaton Town as it is playing host to the first ever ‘The Big Boro Festival’.

The pitch will be transformed into a concert arena with a main stage, a community arena sponsored by the Nuneaton News as well as second stage and after party venue.

Work to set-up the stadium in preparation for the much-anticipated event was in full swing yesterday with the main stage being set up.

The festival will officially get underway at 11am tomorrow morning and will run into early Sunday morning.

Up to 3,000 people are expected to attend the inaugural event, but there will be tickets will be on sale on the day.

Big names such as Scouting for Girls, The Twang, and The Rifles are headlining the event but a host of talented local bands and acts, including Drop Down Smiling, Barricades Rise, The Tonics, Only Shadows, Go Lazarus and SASK1A will also share the spotlight.

Another person flying the flag for the town will be DJ Lisa Lashes, who has been given the coveted slot to close the main stage.

The former Camp Hill Road-resident looks set to bring the event to an euphoric end.

To compliment the impressive music line-up, there will also be dance demonstrations, theatrical performances, stilt walkers, circus skills and face painting.

Food and refreshments will be on sale, and there will also be a wealth of stalls selling goods throughout the day.

As featured in the News sport, former Boro player Kyle Perry, who now plays at Altrincham, is one of the organisers behind the event.

He has high hopes for the day, saying: “The Big Boro Festival is just the kind of thing we need to help put the club and the town on the map.”

In today’s News, there is a special festival pull-out, including a map, a full run down of the day and details on how to get tickets,

The News will be there on the day, tweeting information and photographs at @NuneatonNews and @ClaireH_NN, as well as posting messages on its Facebook page and photographs online at

The News will also be featuring photographic specials in editions throughout next week.


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