TEENAGERS will take to the stage as part of a music festival for young people.

The first ever Teenage Kicks Festival in Southampton takes place today at The Cellar, from 6pm to 11pm. Twelve acts and five DJs are expected to take part.

This includes The Harlequin, which won a recent Battle of the Bands contest in Southampton to support headline act Limbo Cabaret.

Other acts on the main stage are Dolomite Minor, Pella, Just Millie and Saints Of Sin while on the Roots2Roots stage will be Trigga & KCB, Young A, M A S, 4BZ, MILA and Veto. DJs performing are Charlie Radford, Wolfe, Sick City, Psychedelia and Mr Scyther.

Tickets are £6 by emailing sickcitypromo@gmail.com or direct from The Cellar or on the door for £8. On-the-door profits go to the Teenage Cancer Trust.