FINISHING touches are being made for Dovercourt to hold its first Beside the Seaside event.

The day of seaside entertainment was trialled in Clacton earlier this summer and proved to be a huge hit with visitors.For the event, there will be a host of entertainment with music set to be a major attraction of what’s on offer. The headline act for the day is Monster Florence, supported by F.O.X.

There will also be local bands, acoustic sets, a sports day, crazy golf competitions and donkey rides.

The event takes place on Sunday between 11am and 9pm with the Essex Rocks stage set up on Low Road Playing Field, close to Harwich Rugby Club.