NOUGHTIES heroes Toploader have been announced as headliners for a revamped music festival.

Amazing Accrington Live has lined up the alternative rockers, who had a top 10 hit with Dancing In The Moonlight, for May 4.

Alex James Brierley, who has supported Space and Scouting For Girls, and Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist Ella Shaw are also on the bill for the town square event.

Altham-based Langtec is the principal sponsor for the gathering, which will also feature Claudia Thompson and Northern Wrath.

The Performing Arts Academy is showcasing a medley of West End and Broadway showstoppers.

And Pop-Up Adventure Playground, which promotes recycling for play purposes, has also been confirmed as the official charity.

Murray Dawson, Amazing Accrington chairman, said: "We are really keen to do what we can to get tills ringing for shopkeepers in the town and to increase footfall on the bank holiday weekend."

Child-friendly yoga sessions are being offered by Yogi Life and a range of food and drink stalls are planned.