Festivals cash up for grabs in Morecambe

Drummers at the recent Morecambe kite festival.
Drummers at the recent Morecambe kite festival.

A pot of £55,000 is available to organisers of Morecambe festivals and events.

Morecambe Town Council has announced it has put aside £50,000 for major festivals and £5,000 for community festivals in 2016/17.

This year the town council has helped fund events including More Music’s ‘Catch the Wind’ kite festival, the Vintage-by-the-Sea festival and the League of Splendid’s ‘Splendid Day Out’ steampunk event at the Platform.

The closing date is August 28.

Applications should be sent to the town clerk at clerk@morecambe.gov.uk .

Forms are available from the clerk on (01524) 422929 or by email.

For details on criteria see www.morecambe.gov.uk .