LULU and Earth, Wind and Fire featuring Al McKay will headline Smoked & Uncut festivals in the New Forest this summer.

The events, which take place at The Pig in June and Lime Wood in July, return after a two year Covid enforced hiatus.

Expect laid back classic tunes, a bundle of bars, field food and feasting - with a few of The Pig and Lime Wood's renowned chefs.

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Lulu has been in the music business for 53 years and continues to be one of pops most vivacious and energetic stars. Throughout her career Lulu has bought us classics such as To Sir with Love, Oh Me Oh My, The Man With the Golden Gun, and her smash with Take That, Relight My Fire. She appears at The Pig on Saturday June 18 following a series of successful outdoor shows with Boy George and Culture Club last summer.

Al McKay, the former Earth, Wind & Fire guitarist teamed with group founder Maurice White to pen the band's seminal hits, September and Sing A Song. He has played with the likes of Ike & Tina Turner and Sammy Davis Jnr and will appear at Lime Wood on Saturday July 23. Further classics include Heed The Message, Try Meditation and Love is the Calling.

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The festivals will feature a feasting menu with celebrity chef Angela Hartnett and her chef friends as well as a host of other food offerings.

Tickets for the events are on sale now from, priced £53 for adults and £27 for children or £98 for feasting tickets.