Final plans for Sunday’s annual Sports and Music Festival on St Mary’s have been unveiled.

The 12-hour event is expected to attractmore than2,000 people to the Garrison, and mainland visitorswill beable to take part with a special sailing of the Scillonian III from Penzance.

A full programme of music will start at noon with Immortal Thoughts and includes sets from Rob Coakley, Rusted, the Tea Band, No Pulse, Hooligans, Loaded, Back Chat and a performance from Five Star.

The evening sessions will begin with Road Runner from 6pm, followed by Nut Rock, The Steam Band and a finale from Touching Cloth.

Sports events include Junior 6-a-side football from 10.30am with the adult event from 1pm, mixed netball events from 1.30pm, junior running races from 2pm and the ‘It’s a Knockout Challenge’ from 2.30pm.

Organisers have promised that no-one will go hungry or thirsty at the festival. A beer tent will host a selection of real ales, while food on offer will range from hot dogs and pasties to cream teas and Chinese food.

Groups and individuals from all five islandswill take part in theevent to help raise money for causes including IOS gigs, Tresco and Bryher Gigs, St Mary’s League Of Friends, the School Sports Fund and the Air Ambulance.

Admission is free butorganisers will be delighted if attendees choose to make a donation at the front gate.