Music lovers enjoyed a family music festival in Beaumont Park.

And organisers were delighted that the weather stayed fine for Saturday's Rigfest event, which featured a varied line-up of musicians and artists, many of them from the Huddersfield area.

Beaumont Park was turned into a festival site to celebrate young creative talent at the seven-hour event.

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The event was organised by Youth Routes, an organisation that helps young people to achieve outside of their academic environment.

The event included music, performance, photography, camera work and much more!

Rock group Forever Cult, who had played to massive crowds at both the Leeds and Reading Festivals just days earlier, were one of the bands to take to the stage which was set up in the park bandstand, more used to the genteel sounds of local brass bands.

A second stage was set up above the playground area of the park.

Other acts included Calgaris, Samh, Cafuné, Dead End Friends and Byron Street Social who are already gaining a name for themselves in the town and further afield.

Members of Youth Routes also brought in face painters, artists and street theatre entertainers to delight the people in the park. There were also refreshments available throughout the event, which was held for the first time last year at Sowerby Bridge.

A spokesman for the organisers said: “There was a good atmosphere and people who came along seemed the enjoy the varied attractions”.

The event has already gained council funding and it’s hoped that it will become an annual event in the town.