Peter Andre, Paul Chuckle and Whigfield lined up for cheesy Popworld Festival in Leeds

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Huge crowds are expected to attend the first ever Popworld Festival filled with cheesy hits from the 1990s and early noughties which is coming to Leeds in August.

The festival will take place in Millenium Square on August 6 at 5.30pm and crowds of 5,000 people are expected on the day.

The acts on the day include The Cheeky Girls, Fatman Scoop, S Club as well as headliner Peter Andre who will perform his greatest hits including Mysterious Girl. Saturday Night singer Whigfield has now been added to the line-up.

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The festival will also welcome comedian turned DJ, Paul Chuckle of Chuckle Brothers fame, will be spinning some classic pop anthems in his non-stop set.

Speaking about the pop party Leeds has ever seen, organiser from Stonegate Group, Robert Smith, said: “Finally, after 3 years in the making, we’re ecstatic that the Popworld Festival is 100% going ahead this year.

“We can’t wait to give everyone an amazing party and an unbelievable Popworld experience.

“We’re now 90% sold out of tickets and just want to remind everyone to get there’s asap to avoid disappointment. We’ll see you all there”

Tier one and two tickets have all sold out but the last few tier three tickets are still available to buy, priced at ?34.95. VIP tickets, which includes priority seating, a chance to meet the artists and a goody bag, priced ?64.95 are also available here.

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