Northampton Umbrella Fair calls for new volunteers

Northampton Umbrella Fair
Northampton Umbrella Fair

ORGANISERS of this year’s Umbrella Fair are appealing for volunteers to help run the festival.

The fair, which is held on The Racecourse, in Northampton, runs from August 16–17.

Hundreds of acts will perform over the two days, celebrating the county’s cultural talent. There will be 11 live music and performance stages, a spoken word and open mic stage and hundreds of interesting and diverse stalls. A spokesman said: “This is a carbon neutral festival and this year we will be bigger and better than ever before.”

To volunteer, visit or call 01604 633912.