May 15, 2020 4.43 pm This story is over 42 months old

Drive-in music festival and cinema confirmed near Lincoln this summer

Social distancing measures will be in place

A unique drive-in music festival and cinema experience will take place near Lincoln this summer, with social distancing measures in place.

Nightflix Drive-in Cinema from Colchester, which is run by Cinex event management, will be coming to Newark Showground from July 1 for what it describes as the UK’s first drive-in festival consisting of live tribute acts.

The 10 night drive-in music festival will feature tribute bands for Take That, ABBA and The Killers.

Tickets range from £30 to £40 per car and include entrance to your chosen tribute act, a light show and an individual parking slot – click here for more information.

As well as a festival atmosphere, there will also be street food takeaway offers available, to be enjoyed from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle.

This event will be followed by a regular drive-in cinema experience licensed to show new release films from July.

The event schedule for the drive-in music festival at Newark Showground. Photo: Cinex event management

Steve Marson, from the Nightflix team, said: “We are delighted to be in a position where we can offer a safe form of entertainment to the public whilst practicing social distancing.

“The safety of our visitors and event crew is essential to us. We are putting procedures in place following government advice to make sure all our staff are wearing the correct PPE and that guests stay within their vehicles as much as possible. Any physical movement around the site must comply with the two metre social distancing guidelines.”