The sun sets on a successful Black Country Weekender in Himley

DUDLEY COPYRIGHT MNA MEDIA TIM THURSFIELD 17/07/22.Black Country Weekender at Himley Park..Mark Green of the Elvis Experience…..

People partied in the park at Dudley Council’s first-ever Black Country Weekender event, part of the Black Country Festival, and the sun shone everywhere.

As temperatures continued to soar today (Sunday), thousands of people, including many families, enjoyed a fantastic lineup of music, comedy and family entertainment at the popular Musicom event.

The park was transported back to the 80s as crowds sang to the music of headliners Go West, the Fizz and Roland Gift of the Fine Young Cannibals.

Advisor Shaun Keasey, Cabinet Member for Commercialism and Human Resources, said: “What a weekend for our first-ever Weekender event.

“The sun was shining, temperatures were soaring and there was not a drop of rain in sight, perfect conditions for a two-day musical and comedy event.”

He said, “Thank you to all the artists and performers who put on a stellar show and brought the party vibe to the park.”

And thank you to everyone who came, supported the events and helped make it a weekend to remember.

A host of tribute acts include Dua Lipa, Rule the World – Take That tribute, The Elvis Experience also wowed crowds while top comedians such as Ryan Gough, Duncan Oakley and Susan Murray performed in the tent of the comedy.

On Saturday, thousands celebrated to the sound of the White Isle when Ibiza Proms kicked off the Weekender event.

Crowds were thrilled with classics from The House & Garage Orchestra with singers and special guest DJs including favorite local DJ Stuart Ojelay.

The 20-piece orchestra performed a collection of Ibizan dance anthems, classic hits and contemporary tunes for the ultimate party in the park.

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