Annual midsummer festival ready to go

The Brierdene Midsummer Festival will take place at the green ‘oasis’ near The Links in Whitley Bay from 1pm on Saturday, June 22.

There will be a birds of prey display, sheep dog trial, tug of war, dog show, baking competition, a kids’ Friday Flash writing competition, games, crafts, stalls and more. Admission is free.

Afterwards, there will be an End of Festival Party in the Brier Dene pub from 7pm to 10pm featuring music from ‘Folk and Local’.

The festival has been organised by the Friends of Brierdene.