Mish Mash Family Music Festival is on Sunday 25th August 2019 in Darlington’s Market Square from 1pm-8pm.

This free event (part of Darlington’s Summer of Sound organised by Darlington Borough Council) is ‘Bringing The World To Darlington’ with music from gypsy folk to flamenco, Irish dance to ska. Bring the whole family for a diverse mish mash of live music and activities.

There’ll be a main stage featuring a diverse fusion of musical styles, interactive workshops in dance and song, as well as food and drink stalls serving tastes from around the world.

Find the full list of workshops online. Booking strongly recommended.

Chainska Brassika: A tantalising blend of infectious ska rhythms, exquisite brass and melodic vocals, making it impossible to deny your feet a chance to dance! (pictured; credit Blue Laybourne)

London Afrobeat Collective: A nine-piece Afro-Funk noise bomb beating the tightest rhythms in town with a swinging brass section; get ready to surrender to the unstoppable groove.

Plus performances from Los Capitanes, Weekend Sun, Bubamara and more TBA.