A MAN was seriously injured after he was stabbed during a brawl at the Parklife Weekender festival.

Another man was also stabbed in the incident at about 7.30pm on Saturday.

The first man is in a stable condition in hospital and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The second was treated by on-site medics and was not taken to hospital.

Police arrested two men after they were called to Heaton park by security staff.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police confirmed three other men had been injured in assaults involving weapons.