A 12-hour music festival in Barrow is set to arrive in June to raise funds for a hospice in Ulverston.

The South Cumbrian Blues and Soul Festival will be taking place at Hawcoat Park on June 8 and 9, running from noon until midnight.

The weekend will be jam-packed with blues, funk, jazz, and soul music, all in aid of St Mary's Hospice.

Northern Soul will be playing all day on the outside terrace, accompanying performances from the likes of Soul Survivors, Thieving Magpies, The Jim Templa Band, Trickle Charge and The Cascaras.

A weekend pass will cost those interested £15 while you can get a day's entry for £10.

Those looking for a ticket should contact Brian George on 07710534051.