A new electronic music festival is coming to Barking this summer, with free tickets on offer for people who live in the area.

DJ Carl Cox will headline the High Lights festival in Barking Park on Saturday, June 1 - his only London festival gig this year.

Frankie Wah, SYREETA, and Dan Shake will feature on the Saturday, along with many others.

Other headliners include Max Cooper on Friday and FUSE on Sunday.

The festival runs between May 31 and June 2, with different music acts each day.

Cox said: "I'm really looking forward to bringing my signature sound to the stage at the all new High Lights festival this Summer.

"You can catch me on Saturday 1 June.

"I’ll see you on the dance floor!"

The promotional team Percolate has organised the High Lights festival.

Design studio Lucid Creates will provide the event's architectural stage design.

Free day tickets are available for residents living within a mile radius of the park.

Organisers request proof of address to be emailed to community@percolatemusic.co.uk for these tickets.

For more festival information, or to buy tickets, visit www.thehighlights.space.