Thousands of music lovers flocked to a 10-night extravaganza to see world renowned singers and musicians at the Lytham Festival

Music icon Paul Weller sensationally brought the curtain down on the closing night of Lytham Festival 2022 with artists and organisers heralding Lytham Festival 2022 the biggest and best ever!

The 10-night extravaganza, which is the North West’s biggest music festival, saw almost 200,000 people head to Lytham for a series of sell-out gigs from headliners Diana Ross, Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, Duran Duran, Nile Rodgers and CHIC, Simply Red, Elbow, The Strokes, Alison Moyet and Paul Weller.

Special guests and support artists included Fontaines DC, Wet Leg, The Charlatans, Badly Drawn Boy, Lisa Stansfield, Marisha Wallace, Soul II Soul, TLC, Goldfrapp, Maximo Park, Luke La Volpe, Jack Savoretti and Cassidy Janson.

And now plans are firmly underway for Lytham Festival 2023 which will return for five nights with dates to be announced soon.

More than 30 artists and DJs performed over the course of the festival which featured added extra nights as a special one-off for 2022.

Festival co-founder Peter Taylor says he can’t wait to return once again: “More than 30 artists presenting 10 nights of live music has been absolutely phenomenal.

“We’ve welcomed global icons to our stage and up and coming artists celebrating the very best of the music industry today.

“It has also been an absolute joy to see tens of thousands of people joining together with their friends and family to experience some of the best nights of their lives.

“Lytham Festival 2023 will be back and plans are already well underway – we look forward to revealing more soon.”

Extending Lytham Festival has also brought a massive multi-million pound boost to the Fylde coast economy.

Peter added: “Hotels, bars and restaurants throughout Lytham, neighbouring St Annes and beyond have been booked up for months. Lytham Festival brings such a buzz to the Fylde coast and it is great to see so many businesses benefit.”



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