Top DJs arrive at Lancaster Castle for A-Wing show

Pete Tong.
Pete Tong.
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An influx of DJ talent will storm the city this weekend as popular music event A-Wing returns to the castle.

Lancaster Castle, owned by the Duchy of Lancaster, will welcome some of the UK’s top DJs at its former prison cell.

Lancaster is a fantastic crowd

Chris Glaba, event organiser

Headliners Pete Tong, Mark Knight and High Contrast will entice dance music lovers over the bank holiday weekend.

Previous A-Wing guests include Derrick Carter, Rob Da Bank, James Zabiela, Carl Craig, The 2 Bears, Graeme Park, Mike Pickering and Dimitri from Paris.

A-Wing organisers Richard Dyer and Chris Glaba are delighted to return to the city.

Chris Glaba said: “Lancaster is a fantastic crowd and it’s always great to speak to the crowd throughout the night, they appreciate what we are doing.​ ​

“We have an excellent team of people working on the shows, they take a lot of planning, a lot of expense and we lose a bit of sleep along the way.

“We try and prepare for every eventuality and have a lot of events experience, so there’s only one way the weekend can go really, and that’s brilliantly.

“I think the venue speaks for itself, we get a lot of support from the Duchy.”

The dance extravaganza will begin on Friday May 22 with drum and bass.

High Contrast will be joined by Metrik, part of the legendary Hospital Records stable and has remixed for Eric Prydz, DJ Fresh and Ellie Goulding, Sub Focus, Gorgon City and many more.

Saturday May 23 is all about house music, with a very special debut from Mark Knight, the Grammy-nominated DJ/producer.

Local DJs Matt Thiss and Josh Lee will support Mark.

Finally on Sunday May 24, Pete Tong, one of the most sought after DJs around will take to the cell.

Tong was appointed a MBE at the 2014 New Year Honours for services to broadcasting and music.

Tickets are limited and are £25 or £27.50 on the door each night and are available at