Lung illness message to be given at festival

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MUSIC lovers at the area’s only alcohol-free festival will be played a moving song written to support cystic fibrosis research.

Singer-songwriter annaJo’s song Breathe With Me, about living with the condition, will be played at Butserfest on Saturday night.

The festival for under-25s will be headlined by rock bands The Blackout and Kids In Glass Houses.

East Hampshire District Council, which runs the festival, has allowed the song to be played to help drum up more support for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust from the youngsters at the festival. A brief explanation of the illness will also be given.

The festival takes place at Queen Elizabeth Country Park and runs from 11am to 10pm.

As well as music, there will be a human wrecking ball, laser tag, rodeo bull, a climbing wall and more.

Tickets are available online from butserfest.co.uk for £20, plus booking fee. They are also available from Petersfield Town Council, Horndean Parish Council and the country park visitor centre.