First time festival hits the right note with punters

It was a sell-out for the first Whitby Rising music festival which went down a storm with punters at the weekend.

Monday, 25th July 2016, 1:48 pm
Updated Monday, 25th July 2016, 2:49 pm
Alistair Griffin performing with the Eskdale School Choir.

Organised by Castleton born singer and songwriter Alistair Griffin there are already calls for an encore next year.

It was on Eskdale School fields with local bands and singers from reality TV shows too.

Here are a few pictures by Gazette photographer Scott Wicking with more to come in Friday’s Gazette. Did you go and what did you think?

Crowds go wild.
Whitby Rising Music Fest. The Entrance.
Crowds go wild.
Whitby Rising Music Fest. The Entrance.