PIC GALLERY - can you see yourself in the crowd as Kings Lynn’s Festival Too starts with classic Elton John songs and a fireworks display

The night sky over King's Lynn came to life last night as Norfolk's biggest free pop festival kicked off with a bang.

Festival Too, which is set to attract thousands of people to the town in the coming weeks, started with an Elton John tribute act and fireworks display on King Staithe Square.

Next weekend, the Tuesday Market Place will host local bands The Yesterdays and Birkenhed, The Lightning Seeds, and 80s icon Howard Jones.

Then on Friday, July 8, pop starlet Sophie Ellis-Bextor will perform on the Tuesday Market Place before rock band The Hoosiers and chart-topping band The Feeling take to the stage the following night.

Admission to all the gigs is free with sponsorship from local businesses and bucket collections helping to cover the cost of staging the event.

Festival Too started in 1985 with the aim of providing free entertainment to the people and visitors of West Norfolk and is now one of Europe's biggest free festivals.

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