Sounds for the summer

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A CELEBRATION of the English Summer will take place on Wednesday, June 20 in traditional style with music performed by one of the great interpreters of British folk song.

Singer Cathy Lesurf, of Fairport Convention, Albion Band, Oyster Ban and Fiddler’s Dram fame, and Murder of Rooks featuring Isobel Morris, Jim Kimberley and Gary Southwell will perform.

This deep folk trio keep is simple and hugely atmospheric.

Tickets costing £10 are available at the door, prices include refreshments. The concert starts at 7.30pm at All Saints Church, Hough-on-the-Hill, near Grantham.

If you can’t wait that long there are lots of acts performing throughout the weekend as part of the Grantham Carnival.

Duo Identity Crisis will be playing at the on Saturday from 4pm until 4.45pm in the showcase tent.

Mark Hickman and Tango Ellerby make up the band. They have been playing as a duo since 2008 and bring their own take on many popular classics with tight vocal harmonies and a variety of instruments.

On Saturday night Crazy Ape, Soul Divine and Ricky Gee will take to the stage as part of Party in the Park.

But the musical entertainment does not end there with Under the Covers being among the acts set to entertain on Sunday afternoon.

Shane Cattermole, Chantelle Macandrew, Jonathan Newton and Rick Battenbough will start their 35 minute set at 2.25pm.

The band, which originally formed in 2004, has played a range of music from classic rock to modern day at its many shows over the years.