Ronan Parke heading for Norfolk Show to meet fans

Britain's Got Talent singer Ronan Parke will be heading to the Royal Norfolk Show next week to meet fans and thank them for their support.

The 12-year-old, from Poringland, has been catapulted to fame after his stunning performances on the television talent show.

He came second in the competition and next week he will be making an appearance at the show, and he will be signing autographs for fans at 3pm on Thursday, June 30, at the EDP's stand.

Ronan, who has been to the show before on a primary school trip, said he was really excited and couldn't wait come home to Norfolk and visit the show.

The schoolboy is currently on the BGT tour and performed at London's O2 Arena last night. The tour finishes in Bournmouth on Sunday and Ronan will be back at Framingham Earl High School on Tuesday.

Mum Maggie said: 'He's so excited. He loves the Norfolk Show and wants to do something in the county and say thanks to the Norfolk people who supported him.

'He's back to school on Tuesday and looking forward to seeing everyone at school.

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'I will be very sad for him when the tour finshes on Sunday as we have all got on brilliantly together.

'Ronan is close to the New Bounce boys and, despite the age difference, Jai, who is lovely.

'Everyone on the tour has been really supportive of each other and they have been like a family.'

The youngster will no doubt have many tales to tell of his experience on tour, including how in Brighton scores of his young female fans stormed to the front near the stage, and were chanting his name as they waited for him outside his dressing room.

He said: 'It was so crazy, but the whole tour has been amazing.'

The show will be held at the Norfolk Showground on Wednesday, June 29, and Thursday, June 30, and is the biggest two-day agricultural event of its kind in the country.

The EDP will be offering showgoers a treat with our ever-popular goody bags on sale for just �2. A copy of both daily papers, giving comprehensive coverage from the show, will be inside, along with five pieces of fresh fruit, a bottle of water or Drench fruit drink, Kettles Ridge crisps, two packets of sweets, a chocolate bar and a voucher for a half pint of beer.

Our stand is number 208 in avenue seven and attractions include an RAF simulator, a competition to win a �500 Rhine cruise, free face painting for children, and a town crier.

Our website www.edp24.co.uk will have all you need to know before the show and reports, pictures and videos during the two days.

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