THE mayor of Southend is to visit Poland’s biggest music festival.

Councillor Chris Walker and his wife Janet will attend the Top of the Top Festival, in Sopot, Southend’s Polish twin town, on Monday.

The Conservative councillor for Eastwood Park will meet Sopot’s mayor and other dignitaries.

The event has attracted the likes of Elton John, Lionel Richie, Johnny Cash and Whitney Houston in the past.