Tickets for Peacehaven Music Festival selling fast, says town council

The Lambrettas in Dublin.
The Lambrettas in Dublin.

A small number of tickets will be available on the gate for Peacehaven Music Festival, but organisers are warning they are selling fast.

The big day out features live music from 1980s cult mod band The Lambrettas.

The guitar group reached number 7 in the UK charts with Poison Ivy and number 12 with Dance, in 1980.

Visitors can also expect live sets from Ashleigh K, Raven, the Leaky Buckets, Zachary Dogwood, Scott Free, Red Butler, the Koan Brothers.

The festival takes place on Saturday June 22 from noon to 11pm at Piddinghoe Sports Park in Piddinghoe Avenue.

This is the first ever Peacehaven Music Festival.

It is being sponsored by Peacehaven Town Council and Southern Water.

There will also be a variety of music related workshops: Skull Drummery, African drumming, guitar, maypole and Egyptian dancing, as well as a skate jam and other activities including Albion in the Community and hopefully Same Sky from Brighto+n.

A small fun fair and food fair will be staged, featuring foods from Singapore, Vietnam, Senegal, Ghana and Thailand, two licensed bars and a variety of trade and other stalls.

Town clerk Kevin Kingston said: “It promises to be a great family and community day.

“There is no public parking available at the event and people coming to the event are encouraged to travel to it by public transport.”

Entry to the event is £5 or five tickets for £20. Tickets are available from Peacehaven Town Council office in the Meridian Centre and from the Tourist Information offices in Seaford and Lewes.

There will be a park and ride on the day organised by charity CTLA.

It will stop at the Meridian Centre car park main bus stop, at Steyning Avenue car park at the bus stop opposite the car park and Piddinghoe Avenue car park at the bus stop outside the Evangelical Church.

The cost is minimum of £1 donation.