Grey skies fail to dampen festival-goers’ spirits as Rock Bodham kicks off in style

Generals on stage at Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Generals on stage at Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

North Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham kicked off in style today, in spite of cloudy skies and the threat of rain.

Fifty Miles High drummer Mike Waters on stage atl Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Fifty Miles High drummer Mike Waters on stage atl Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Committee secretary Callum Ringer said the event, which is now in its sixth year, had attracted a good crowd, with more expected for the evening programme.

Soaking up the atmosphere at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Soaking up the atmosphere at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

'We were worried about the weather,' he said. 'I've been watching the forecast and wasn't optimistic at all, but people turned up and it's stayed dry, so I'm happy.

North Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

North Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

'It's a tried and tested format that not only raises money for charity, but also gives people a day out where they aren't prohibited by the cost of tickets.'

Generals on stage at Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Generals on stage at Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Sheringham band Generals were first to take the stage, with other Norfolk bands lined up for later in the day including DJ Naughty Daughty, Knotted, The Stereotypes and The Dulcet Tones.

Soaking up the atmosphere at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Soaking up the atmosphere at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

The festival continues this evening until midnight, with tomorrow's programme running at the Red Hart pub from 3pm-8.30pm.

Music-lovers shelter from showers at north Norfolk festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Music-lovers shelter from showers at north Norfolk festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Fifty Miles High on stage at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Fifty Miles High on stage at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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Soaking up the atmosphere at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Soaking up the atmosphere at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Fifty Miles High drummer Mike Waters on stage at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture:

Fifty Miles High drummer Mike Waters on stage at north Norfolk music festival Rock Bodham. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Rock Bodham secretary Callum Ringer announcing the acts at the north Norfolk music festival. Picture

Rock Bodham secretary Callum Ringer announcing the acts at the north Norfolk music festival. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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