THE Kirkby Lonsdale Music and Beer festival welcomed hundreds of people back to the rugby club as the event returned after lockdown.

Crowds were welcomed back by dozens of artists and a variety of locally brewed beers which revived the spirit that the festival had become known for.

The event saw incredible musical talent on display, including Meatwood Flack, Craic Inn, Regimental, The Rest, Tantrum, Ru Mac Music Reubens Train, Coastline, Flat Cap Trio, Rock It Man, Two Hoots. Kev Kendal, Cartoon Food, Jam Bubbies with James and Andy Candlin, Crow Mandala, Elder Flowers, D Plus, Nature Cult, Daisy Barrow, Matt and Jeff, Dawn Foster, After Hours Blues, Chuck Fish, John Dawes, Phil Cudworth, and Molly Warburton.

Hundreds of visitors attended the festival over its two and a half day run, beginning on Friday, April 29 until May 1.

Music was organised by Mark Warburton, who also took part in the Jam Buddies band which played on the Sunday, and he described it as 'a fantastic weekend of great music'.