LEDGENDARY reggae band UB40 will return to Westonbirt Arboretum this summer for a woodland set on Saturday, June 18.

The band’s three founding members, who penned classics including Red Red Wine and Please Don’t Make Me Cry, will play as part of Forest Live.

The annual concert series is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission designed to bring forests to new audiences.

Income generated from ticket sales is invested in protecting, improving and expanding England’s forests and woodlands and increasing their value to people and wildlife.

Over its 15-year history, money raised has contributed to a wide range of projects, from wildlife conservation to making improvements for visitors.

Ali Campbell, the band’s frontman, said: “It will actually be 10 years ago to the very weekend that we graced the same stage at Westonbirt Arboretum. We hope you can come and enjoy this very special reunion with us.”

Tickets are £38.50 available from 9am Friday, February 12, from the Forestry Commission box office, tel 03000 680400, or can be bought online from forestry.gov.uk/music.