THE line-up for Cheshire's 'premium boutique' festival has been revealed.

Cheshire Fest returns on August 31 taking place within the now announced location on the grounds of Capesthorne Hall near Macclesfield.

Several initial artists have been confirmed as part of the festival's line-up with the headline act to be announced within the coming weeks.

Acid jazz and funk group The Brand New Heavies, iconic dance vocalist Jocelyn Brown and house music heavyweights The Shapeshifters will all be performing, along with many more.

Jon Fitz, the creative director behind the festival, said: "Cheshire Fest isn’t just a festival, it’s a moment in the calendar to celebrate culture.

"We’re bringing some of dance music's finest acts and the region’s best food and beverages to our first year in the grounds of Capesthorne Hall.

Northwich Guardian: Mark WrightMark Wright (Image: Cheshire Fest)

"Everyone will be able to make their own day of the festival - there is something for everyone and it will be a party for the books.”

Elsewhere at the festival, reality star-turned-DJ Mark Wright will be blasting out tunes in a not-to-be-missed set.

Musical duo Lovely Laura and Ben Santiago will also appear on the bill, alongside The House & Garage Orchestra and Herd & Fitz, the duo behind early Noughties record 'I Just Can't Get Enough'.

Also on the festival line-up is Manchester band Sweet Female Attitude, Aline Rocha, The Murphy Brothers, Electric Emma, JD and Tom Da Lips.

Northwich Guardian: Jocelyn BrownJocelyn Brown (Image: Cheshire Fest)

Festival goers can indulge in an unparalleled ambiance at Cheshire Fest, immersing themselves in live music experiences with headline performances on the main stage, which will be hosted throughout the day by well known faces such as Scott Thomas.

If guests want to up the party vibes, then they can experience world-class DJ sets in the House & Vocal area with a never-before-seen 360 Dance Arena.

The festival will also offer more intimate and acoustic atmospheres at the Live Lounge area which will be sponsored by Stockport’s latest hot-spot, Bask.

Northwich Guardian: The Brand New HeaviesThe Brand New Heavies (Image: Cheshire Fest)

The Live Lounge will provide a tranquil oasis amidst the festival. Here, both signed and unsigned artists will showcase their talent in a relaxed environment, creating unique moments.

New for 2024 will be a Wellness Village, where guests can indulge in rejuvenating experiences designed to nourish the mind, body, and soul.

From a '0% bar' offering refreshing beverages to juice detox sessions, there's something for everyone seeking a holistic festival experience.

Northwich Guardian: Lovely LauraLovely Laura (Image: Cheshire Fest)

Tickets are on sale now, with Early Bird tickets starting from £30. For more information and tickets, visit: