Pop superstars Take That bid farewell to Carrow Road after two phenomenal shows

Take That perform at Carrow Road.

Take That perform at Carrow Road. - Credit: Archant

Pop superstars Take That have waved a fond farewell to Norwich after wowing about 60,000 fans with their Wonderland tour.

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. From left

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. From left, Paula Pettitt, Amy Ellis, Tracey Ellis, Lottie Ellis, and Lisa Scantlebury. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald performed to a sold out crowd at Carrow Road tonight after also welcoming fans to their colourful world of Wonderland at the venue on Thursday.

For more stories about Take That click herePerforming their greatest hits mixed in with tracks from the Wonderland album, they delighted audiences with a kaleidoscope of show-stopping spectacle, with everything from a magical aerial carousel to a stunning waterfall featuring in the show.

As they sung Rule the World, the final song of their debut visit to our fine city, the lights on people's phones transformed Carrow Road into a starlit sky while fireworks burst from the stadium's rooftop - an amazing end to Take That's phenomenal two-day residency at Norwich City Football Club.

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Kelly Pet

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Kelly Peters and Nicola Ashmore. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

On both days fans had queued for hours to secure the best spots in the stadium, with about 20 people camping outside nearby on Thursday night to make sure they were first in the queue for the final Norwich show.


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Among the fans in today's queues were sisters Paula Pettitt and Tracey Ellis, from Bury St Edmunds, and Tracey's daughters Amy and Lottie. They started queuing at about midday and were wearing colourful flowers in keeping with the Wonderland theme. Paula and Tracey have been to almost every Take That tour and were excited to see Wonderland for the first time.

'There's no show like a Take That show, it's like a West End show and gig mixed together,' said Ms Pettitt.

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Joining them in queue was Lisa Scantlebury, from Norwich, who had donned a garland of flowers. Together they led a sing song of Take That's The Greatest Day.

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Archant

Stacey Mottershaw, from Lakenham, was looking forward to watching Wonderland for the third time . Her dad Kevin Mottershaw joined her for tonight's show. She said: 'It's an amazing show. Rule the World is my favourite part when you see all the beautiful lights.'

Friends Nicola Ashmore and Kelly Peters, from Wymondham, also attended. Ms Ashmore said: 'I'm really excited because they have come to our home city. We could not quite believe such a big band as Take That would come to Norwich.'

Don't miss Monday's newspaper for our 24-page supplement When Take That Came To Norwich.

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Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Kevin Mot

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Kevin Mottershaw and his daughter Stacey. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Archant

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Blowing k

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Blowing kisses from left, Hayley Scholes, and twins, Cathy Basham, and Clare Basham-Smith. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Sarah Rol

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Sarah Rollinson, left, and Debbie Bond. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Archant

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Picture:

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That perform at Carrow Road.

Take That perform at Carrow Road. - Credit: Archant

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Picture:

Take That fans queue for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That perform at Carrow Road.

Take That perform at Carrow Road. - Credit: Archant

Take That fans arrive for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Bags are

Take That fans arrive for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. Bags are checked by security. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That perform at Carrow Road.

Take That perform at Carrow Road. - Credit: Archant

Take That fans arrive for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. The queu

Take That fans arrive for the Friday 16th June concert at the Norwich City Football ground. The queues happily wait for the Take That village to open. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN - Credit: Archant

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