Metronomy to headline Handmade

Handmade Festival

Futureheads and Sherlocks among Leicester lineup

Metronomy, The Futureheads and The Sherlocks are among the bands lined up for the Handmade Festival, which descends on Leicester over the May bank holiday for a seventh year in 2019.

Set across 10 stages, Handmade is an independent music and arts festival that takes place at the O2 Academy Leicester, the Attenborough Arts Centre and the University of Leicester Student Union on Sunday, 5 May.

The Cookie, Dryden Street Social, Firebug, The Shed, The Soundhouse and the Y Theatre will also be staging events.

Acts lined up for the festival include headliners Metronomy, plus The Futureheads, The Sherlocks, Estrons, Ibibio Sound Machine, Black Honey, Mono, Jamie Lenman, Dream State, Blood Youth, Crows, Life, Heavy Lungs, Lice, Decade, Can't Swim, Saint Agnes and Rozi Plain, with more to be announced.

For tickets and further information about Handmade Festival visit the website.