THIS year’s Poole Harbour Festival kicked off in style on Friday night with thousands making their way down to the venue for an evening of live entertainment.

The opening night at Baiter Park included Pink Floyd, Foo Fighters and Meat Loaf tribute acts on the main stage, with The Transiations and Mr Pacho Vibes System putting great sets on the Harry Rocks stage.

Serena Wren, of the festival organising team, said: “Friday was a great opening night for Poole Harbour Festival 2022, the weather stayed glorious all day.

“We welcomed more than 3,000 through the gates, and we can’t wait to do it all again today and tomorrow.

“Tickets are still available via our website”

Bournemouth Echo: The opening day of the Poole Harbour Festival 2022The opening day of the Poole Harbour Festival 2022

Saturday’s main stage headliners are Republica and Dr Meaker, while the dance tent welcomes K-Klass, Mark Rush Palmer, John Langford & Paul Moss (The Manor Reunion).

Tribute acts throughout the day include the likes of Oasis, Police, Muse, Red Hot Chilli Peppers alongside great local bands Punk on your hits, Nicole Mcnally, Kitty Stewart, New Beats, Chris Payn, Saints of Sin, Mischa & His Merry Men, Sixteen String Jack.

There is also entertainment for children, with Mad 4 Animals, Dinosaur Shows, Jules the entertainer and circus skills workshops.

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Poole Harbour Festival at Baiter Park takes place from 12pm to 11pm on Saturday and 11am to 7pm on Sunday, with indie pop band Scouting for Girls headlining on the final day.