Middlesbrough’s very own music festival made its return on Saturday. Twisterella, now in its fifth year, is “designed to showcase the brightest and best musical talent” across multiple venues in the town. The sold-out event kicked off in the afternoon. Teesside University’s Students Union, The Townhouse, TSOne and the Westgarth Social Club were again among the venues. Avalanche Party, Cape Cub, the Mighty Redcar’s Dylan Cartlidge and Llovers were just some of the acts fans could catch. Twisterella festival 2018 in Middlesbrough View gallery Music lovers were also being treat to pop-up sessions at venues such as Skins and Needles, Sticky Fingers and The Twisted Lip. Speaking back in July, co-promoter Henry Carden said: “It feels a bit cliched to say this, but honestly, this is the best Twisterella line-up yet.” The music festival is created by independent music promoters, The Kids Are Solid Gold and Pay for the Piano. It was nominated in the best ‘New Festival On The Block‘ category in both the 2015 and 2016 AIF Festival Congress Awards.