Lytham Proms is being rebranded as Lytham Festival for 2015 and will now be running for a whole week from 2 – 9 August. The move to create a bigger and bolder event for the town follows the incredible success of the Proms over the past five years.
The live music element will return to the main open-air stage on Lytham Green with the added bonus of an extra fourth night on Thursday 6 August. There will also be additional events including comedy, literature and even more music featuring at other venues across the town throughout the week.
The original format with classical and pop will remain with performances on Lytham Green over four nights from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 August.
Comedy and literature, for both children and adults alike, will feature in the expanded Lytham Festival programme across a whole week starting Monday 2 August. Venues including The Assembly Rooms will host a Jazz Café and the Hewitt Lecture Rooms will have spoken word and poetry, there will also be a comedy Big Top will pop up at Park View 4U.
Park View 4U will also host a specially devised “Festival of Stories” for younger festival-goers with a programme celebrating heritage and creative storytelling aimed at children, young people and their families. This will include published children’s authors, workshops and exhibitions
Tickets prices start at £32.50