THE programme for the Stockton Heath Festival is taking shape as the date draws nearer.

Between Thursday, July 2 and Sunday, July 5, the highly anticipated event will bring together residents from all across Warrington.

The festival will welcome a wide range of acts throughout the weekend to suit audiences of all ages and tastes.

Among these will be the Freddie Fantastic Magic Show, a Best of British concert, and the North Cheshire Wind Orchestra.

Motown and Stax fans are in for a treat when the Soul Train Experience arrives.

For a big night out on Saturday, the Indie Dogs will be performing as well as a special comedy night taking place in the Expedition Lounge.

This year there will also be a mixture of arts and crafts as well as work on display by talented artists.

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