A knockout line-up this weekend

ANOTHER busy weekend of events is on the cards in Scarborough.

Running from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, the Staxtonbury music festival is based at Manor Farm, just off the A64 west of Staxton.

About 20 acts are sharing the bill on the main stage and in the acoustics tent.

The festival will be hosted by Jez Pratt and former Miss Scarborough contestant and Gladiators runner-up Hannah Creelman.

There will be a bar, food stalls, a hog roast, a bouncy castle, slides and a playbus. The music will be played from 6pm to midnight Friday, 2pm to midnight Saturday and noon to 4pm Sunday.

Fun and foam will be on the cards on Sunday as the St Catherine’s Hospice “It’s a Knockout” event gets under way.

The doors open at 10.30am with the first teams starting to battle it out at 11am.

The event is being held at Scarborough Rugby Club and will also incorporate a family fun day.

The popular Seamer Gala will be held in the Seamer Sports Association field on Sunday, starting at 1pm until 4pm.

It will be opened by local cabaret artist James Aconley and there will a number of stalls and competitions taking place. There will be a bouncy castle, raffle, tombola, cake competition, gala princess, a large car boot sale and much more.

A flower festival will be one of the highlights of a weekend of special celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of Scarborough’s South Cliff Methodist Church.

Local residents and visitors are invited to join the ‘party’ this weekend.

Church doors will be open from 10am to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday, with entertainment and complimentary light refreshments on offer.

And the Burniston and Cloughton Village Sports Day will take place at the village hall on Sunday from 2pm.