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No Waste Neighbourhood: Food Collection Success!
“Our aim is to stop all edible, safe, perishable food from going to landfill and re-direct it to those that it could help.” This year at Neighbourhood Weekender Green Events Co and 8th Plate were in attendance to collect any excess food to avoid wastage. With over 20 traders selling food over the Bank Holiday […]
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NEIGHBOURHOOD WEEKENDER WILL RETURN IN 2020!
SATURDAY 23rd AND SUNDAY 24th MAY 2020 LIMITED EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY After another hugely successful festival this year, Neighbourhood Weekender at Victoria Park, Warrington will return in 2020 on 23rd and 24th May for another bank holiday weekend full of music, arts, food and fun. The organisers of Neighbourhood Weekender are […]
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TAXIS – ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
Taxis – Essential Information The drop off area for all taxi vehicles is Sir Thomas Boteler Grammar which is operating a dedicated pick up / drop off point to ensure taxi’s do not get held up. This has a postcode of WA4 1JN, please ensure your driver has this postcode. If you are pre-booking a […]
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Rail Travel Updates
CURRENT RAIL UPDATES: (as they stand)   Saturday 25th May     Currently has a normal service on all routes. Sunday 26th May Manchester to Liverpool services, via Warrington Central, are unaffected. There is engineering work affecting Manchester to Warrington Bank Quay-Chester services, with replacement buses operating between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay. (Rail […]
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No Waste Neighbourhood
Festivals across the country are trying their best to reduce plastic at events and Neighbourhood Weekender is no different. These are the measures we’re going to to help you have an enjoyable and environmentally-friendly Bank Holiday Weekend: No single-use plastic bottles will be sold onsite All soft drinks available from the main bars and concessions […]
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ICYMI: Ten Tonnes Releases Debut Album!
Last Friday, up and coming singer-songwriter Ten Tonnes (AKA Ethan Barnett) released his highly anticipated self-titeld debut album via Warner Music! The 12-track record includes hit singles ‘G.I.V.E’, ‘Lay It On Me’, and 2016’s breakthrough ‘Lucy’. Opening with a new recorded version of ‘Lucy’, Barnett lets fans know from the get-go that just because some […]
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Only Two Weeks Left To Vote For George Ezra & Friends!
You don’t need to be a big George Ezra fan to have heard of his chatty podcast George Ezra & Friends. With guest spanning from legends Elton John and Sir Tom Jones to Neighbourhood artists Slaves and The Vaccines, this podcast has seen (or heard, rather) George travel to his guests’ homes to have an […]
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The Best Extras
At Neighbourhood Weekender we’re not just about the music – we’ve also got plenty of other things to ensure you have a great Bank Holiday… The Gypsy Shrine “Come find the Shrine at Neighbourhood Weekender! You couldn’t get enough of our glitter and braids last year, so we are back again!” The Gypsy Shrine is […]
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FOOD
Not only are we treating you to some of the best acts from the UK and abroad to listen to, we’ve also got the food to match! Check out the different cuisines you can have, including veggie, vegan and gluten-free options in the masses. PIZZA: New York Slice Using authentic New York pizza recipes, the […]
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Silver Status: Tom Grennan Finds What He’s Been Looking For
Bedfordshire star Tom Grennan proves its more than just his jewellery that’s shining as his critically acclaimed debut album Lighting Matches has been certified Silver! Released 6th July 2018, Lighting Matches contains his most successful songs to date: ‘Found What I’ve Been Looking For’, ‘Barbed Wire’ and ‘Sober’. The music video for ‘Found What I’ve […]
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The Amazons Announce Second Album Plus New Single
Alt rockers The Amazons have revealed details of their upcoming album Future Dust which is due on 24th May. To make the announcement even better, they’ve also released a new lead single ‘Doubt It’. Vocalist Matthew Thomson said “’Doubt It’ is about being on the edge of making a potentially stupid decision due to lust-induced blindness. It […]
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‘Flatline’: The Heart-Spiking New Song From Orla Gartland
Last Friday, Irish singer-songwriter Orla Gartland released her latest passion-filled single ‘Flatline’ along with an equally raw music video. Yet another guitar-driven pop rock track from the soft multi instrumentalist, ‘Flatline’ is about “giving everything to someone and getting nothing back”. Featuring The 1975-esque melodies and catchy choruses, it follows on from February’s majorly successful […]
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ICYMI: Clean Cut Kid Make Waves With New Album
Last Friday was a monumental day for indie-pop collective Clean Cut Kid. They finally released their highly anticipated second album Painwave and marked the event with an exclusive stripped back show at London’s Banquet Records that evening. The Liverpudlian four-piece took a major step in choosing to part ways with their major record label and release the […]
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The Blinders Release Short Film On ‘Rat In A Cage’
“It was a pretty frightening time and so we made a pretty frightening album to match that. But we realised towards the end of the Columbia sessions that we didn’t want it to be all doom and gloom so we wrote ‘Rat'” Last week, scuzz punks The Blinders rereleased their Stones-influenced bluesy jam ‘Rat In […]
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Happy Birthday Staying At Tamara’s!
A year ago today, George Ezra graced fans’ ears with his second album Staying At Tamara’s for the very first time. Going on to become one of the most prominent and soulful indie records in recent years, this album marks a huge milestone for the Hertforshire singer-songwriter. Staying At Tamara’s hit number one in the UK, just like […]
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The Grass Is Always Greener For Apre
Apre, one of our latest additions to the line-up, have released the quirky music video for their latest single ‘Gap Year 2008’. The tune adds a refreshing twist to the production duo’s catalogue as they blend twanged acoustic guitar melodies with their signature mellow hip hop beats. Carrying the concept of “getting away from reality to […]
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The Vaccines’ Debut Turns 8!
It’s hard to believe that 2011 was eight years ago, especially when you realise that after this week, that’s how long The Vaccines’ iconic debut album has been out… The indie five-piece released What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? via Columbia Records, and it is still one of their most successful releases to date. The Vaccines […]
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Average Joe Drowns His Sorrows In New Single ‘FFS’
Once again, Stoke’s own singer-songwriter Average Joe is proving that he’s more talented than his name suggests. His latest single ‘FFS’, which premiered on Clash on Friday, opens up the discourse of communication within relationships, conflicting abrasive and brutish rapped lyrics layered over slow, swung melodies with skill. He stated “‘FFS’ is about how text […]
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Sam Fender Drops “Unorthodox Love Song” ‘Hypersonic Missiles’
Last night, the newly crowed BRITS Critics’ Choice winner released his latest soft rock single which premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show last as her Hottest Record In The World. ‘Hypersonic Missiles’ follows the thoughts of “a complete tin foil hatter”, according to Fender, who is convinced the world is about to end but is helpless […]
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13 New Acts Announced!
13 more names have been added to the already enticing Neighbourhood Weekender line-up as part of our second wave of announcements… Saturday’s list now includes The Twang, Ten Tonnes, The Howl & The Hum, Glass Caves, Larkins and Vida, and Sunday’s additions are White Lies, The Futureheads, The Snuts, Inhaler, The K’s, Apre and Orla Gartland. This month’s been full of new releases from some of these artists, […]
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Sea Girls Release Electric New Single
This week, London indie quartet Sea Girls have dropped their latest single ‘Open Up Your Head’. Premiering on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show as her Hottest Record, it’s already received high praise across the board. Frontman Henry Camamile said the track is about “being your own worst enemy but having someone believing in you unconditionally. […]
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Let No Hot Ashes Curate Your Valentine’s Day
Looking for a quality playlist for Valentine’s Day that’s alternative and romantic? Well thanks to No Hot Ashes, we’ve got the perfect thing… The Stockport collective have compiled three hours’ worth of top love tracks that you can listen to all year round. Slipping in their own indie funk banger ‘Goose’ amongst the likes of Elton John, Lana […]
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Clean Cut Kid Announce 2nd Album
Indie pop collective Clean Cut Kid have shared details of their upcoming album Painwave, due 29th March. Painwave will include all three songs from October’s EP Painkiller, ‘Emily’, ‘Slow Progress’ and ‘Stay Awake’, as well as new single ‘Deafening’. The band went independent for this record, choosing to stray from Polydor and to write, record, mix and engineer the […]
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Q&A: The Slow Reader’s Club
The Slow Reader’s Club   You’re about to go on tour and will soon be performing at Neighbourhood Weekender what can the audience expect? Yeah will be playing Neighbourhood right off the back of our biggest ever U.K. tour and first tour of Europe (47 dates) so you should be in for a pretty nailed […]
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🔥 Quick Fire Questions With… Kate Nash
What’s the best piece advice you’ve received? Don’t let the bastards get you down. And listen to what & who  people tell you they are. Hear it. Who’s your inspiration? My inspiration is my dog, she’s only ever being 100 % herself. It’s amazing. If you weren’t in the music industry – what would you […]
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George Ezra nominated for BRITS 2019
The end of 2018 saw 25-year-old British singer/songwriter George Ezra perform hit single Shotgun, off his latest album, at Strictly and The X-Factor Final alongside a genre-spanning panel of Chic & Nile Rodgers, Ellie Goulding, Take That, James Arthur and Anne-Marie. These Saturday night TV performances, winning the hearts of the nation and teenage girls […]
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🔥 Quick Fire Questions With… Bad Sounds!
  What’s the best piece advice you’ve received?  “Pick your battles”… courtesy of James Dring who produced our album Get Better. It applies to almost everything in life. Other people have opinions and sometimes they’re valid, sometimes they aren’t. You can’t always be right though, and you’re not going to get everything you’re shooting for. […]
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🔥 Quick Fire Questions With… Kawala!
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received? In the earliest stages of starting out, a lot of people were trying to force us in different directions. I’d say the best advise we received was to ignore them, not conform and stay focused on what we do! Who’s your inspiration?  100% without a shadow of […]
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