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World Explosion Festival

Venue: Three Rivers Caravan Park

A fun-packed weekend of live music, food, games, stalls and much more for all the family, in aid of East Lancashire Hospice, organised by Blackburn University students.

The Three Rivers Country Park in West Bradford is host to the two-day family fun festival organised by second year hospitality and event students Sharon Counsell and Hope Barnes. The event will showcase local, regional and global bands performing a variety of music ranges and stalls offering food from around the world.

Performing artists include singer Andy Oliver, Burnley-based Panjenix, East Lancs band Blowjangles, Oldham classic rock band Blackstar and April Moon from Canada.

There will be a variety of competitions taking place throughout the weekend including a hot dog eating competition, children's colouring completions and fun and games for all.

Anyone wishing to have a stall, food outlet or entertainment provisions can contact Sharon or Hope on the numbers below.

Weekend tickets for the festival which takes place on 3rd and 4th of May are priced at £17 per adult and a family weekend ticket is £40 with all proceeds going to East Lancashire Hospice. Camping and holiday caravans are available at extra cost and can be booked at the same time as the festival tickets. Group discounts are available.

To purchase your tickets to this event please contact worlde­xplo­si­on­fes­tiv­al@­hotmail.­com or telephone Sharon Counsell on 07851 264271 or Hope Barnes on 07984 609573.