ASPARAFEST is back for its second year and is set to continue on from the success of the first event last year.

This years festival in tribute to the green Gras of the Vale will take place on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1.

The organisers are hoping to be able to showcase more homegrown talent this time round and are asking for local performers, crafters and food producers to take part in the festival.

The deadline for musicians to apply is Friday, (February 25) while traders have until March 16 to apply.

Visit for an application form.