CLYDEBANK A-lister James Cosmo will be making an appearance at a festival in Dumbarton next June.

The former Hartfield Primary pupil will return to the area to help celebrate how water has helped to shape some of the key industries in the town, including distilling and shipbuilding.

Held between June 4 and June 7 next year, Dumbarton 2020 has been billed as a festival of music, arts and recreational events which will celebrate the impact water had on Dumbarton, and how it helped shape the way the town is today. Historic re-enactments, as well as parades and a community play will also be part of the entertainment.

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James is famed for his on-screen roles in Trainspotting and Game of Thrones.