'Wee' festival is a big deal for KT

SINGING star KT Tunstall has spoken of her excitement at playing the first Harvest at Jimmy's Festival in Suffolk later this year.

Jonathan Barnes

SINGING star KT Tunstall has spoken of her excitement at playing the first Harvest at Jimmy's Festival in Suffolk later this year.

The Brit Award-winning singer-songwriter is due to the headline the two-day music and food festival at Jimmy's Farm at Wherstead, near Ipswich, on September 12-13.

“I'm pleased to say that although I'm focusing on writing and recording new tunes at the moment, Harvest at Jimmy's will be the one festival gig I'll bust out a set for this summer,” she said.

“I love the fact that it's a wee festival, and also bigging up local produce. A pint of local beer please, Jimmy!”

KT Tunstall is joined on the music stages by Badly Drawn Boy, Athlete, Seth Lakeman and Jose Gonzalez while a “food stage” will see demonstrations from chefs including James Martin, James Wong and Gennaro Contaldo.

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About 3,000 people are expected each day at the farm - made famous by the BBC TV series - for the festival.

Day tickets cost �25 for adults, �15 for youths and under-12s are free. There are also weekend tickets available.

For more information and to book tickets go to www.bigwheeltickets.com