WILLASTON’s annual festival will bring the spirit of the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee to the village this weekend.
The festival begins on Friday, with a Jubilee concert at Christ Church from 7.30-9.30pm.
The show will feature, among others, the Hadlow Green Singers, pianist John Sones, saxophonist Ben Everitt, tenor Thomas Granby and youth choir BarLine.
Tickets, at £6, can be obtained by calling 0151 327 5191.
Saturday kicks off with a fancy dress parade, starting from the village green at 12.30pm and leading to the main celebration on the Johnston recreation ground.
From 12.45-4.30pm the ground will be packed with food and drink stalls, activities and stalls.
A dog show will also entertain crowds at 1.45pm.
Other events lined up include a Big Jubilee Lunch, drive-in movie showing of Mamma Mia!, a barn dance and the South Wirral Women’s Institute challenge.
Throughout the weekend Christ Church and the Methodist Chapel will be decked out in Olympic and Jubilee themed flowers.
For further information, visit www.willastonvillagefestival.org.uk.