Since 2014, Oxjam Darlo has raised thousands of pounds to help Oxfam fight poverty and suffering in the UK and abroad. Now in its fourth year, the popular local music festival is back with a one-day takeover event in Darlington town centre.
Taking place on Sunday 28th October, the festival will focus on promoting home-grown talent across multiple genres. Seven town centre venues have signed up to be part of the takeover, where they will showcase local acts.
Marketing Coordinator, Grace Lancaster, said: “After a short break last year, we’re really excited to be back with our main takeover event for 2018. We have some fantastic venues and bands on board and look forward to seeing local talent flourish, from indie to rhythm and blues, while raising some vital funds for Oxfam.”
Festival-goers can also sample a very special ‘Jammin’ Ale’ which has been created by Darlington-based Rocket Town Brewery to also raise funds for this cause.
Members of the public have the opportunity to be part of Oxjam Darlo’s success story on October 28th. By sparing a couple of hours, volunteers will receive a free wristband which will gain them entry into all the venues at the festival.
To find out more about volunteering at Oxjam Darlo, please get in contact with a member of the team via the festival’s social media.
Tickets (which will be exchanged for wristbands on the day at the Oxfam shop on Skinnergate) are on sale now. For a limited time only, festival-goers can purchase early bird tickets online for the special price of just £6.00 each.