A FESTIVAL of football to raise money in aid of mental health takes place today.

Kick Off 4 Mental Health will see the return of a 16-team knockout tournament featuring ex-players and celebrities.

There will also be plenty of family entertainment on offer in the Kids Zone.

The event is being held at Hawcoat Park and will last between 10.30am and 5pm.

It has been organised by fundraiser Dan Webber of Kick Off 4 and all the proceeds will go to the Barrow mental health charity Mind in Furness.