A charity festival is being held in Watford next month to raise money for Peace Hospice Care and Cancer Research UK.

Sun Fest 2014 is taking place on Saturday, August 9 at Sun Postal Sports Centre, in Bellmount Wood Avenue.

The event will begin at midday, with music and performances scheduled to take place right through the evening.

Live bands, singers and DJ sets are scheduled to entertain guests through the afternoon.

The event is being organised by Dave Coleman and Jo and Claire Nickless who lost their parents to cancer.

Other activities include face painting, bouncy castles, games and a raffle.

Tickets are available for adults for £8 and £2 for children under 12.