The Feeling will join Sophie Ellis-Bextor, the Lightning Seeds and The Hoosiers to perform at King’s Lynn’s Festival Too

Chart-topping band The Feeling has been added to the list of acts set to star at Norfolk's biggest pop festival this summer, it has been revealed.

Thousands of people are expected to pack King's Lynn's Tuesday Market Place for the popular band's performance on the final night of Festival Too.

The pop band has had some massive hits including Love It When You Call, Never be Lonely and Fill My Little World and are touring to promote their new album Together We Were Made.

Energetic rock band The Hoosiers, who are currently touring with their re-released second album, will also share the stage at the climax of the festival on Saturday, July 9.

Pop starlet Sophie Ellis-Bextor, who is married to The Feeling's Richard Jones, will take to the stage on the Tuesday Market Place the night before.

The award-winning artist, who shot to fame 10 years ago with UK number one hit Groovejet, is back touring with album number four.

The festival will start on Saturday, June 25 on King Staithe Square with an Elton John tribute act and fireworks display.

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There will then be performances from local bands The Yesterdays, Birkenhed, 80s icon Howard Jones and the UK's leading Lady Ga Ga tribute act.

The Lightning Seeds, well-known for their hit single Three Lions, will perform at the Tuesday Market Place on Saturday, July 2.

Alan Taylor, one of the festival organisers, said: 'The line-up is fantastic - the best we've had for years.

'We have well-known acts every night and it is going to be fantastic to have these acts performing to a packed Tuesday Market Place.'

Carolyn Wright, chairman of the festival commitee, added: 'The festival will be wonderful for everybody and I believe the atmosphere I witness every year simply states Festival Too is here to stay.

'We will continue to steer Festival Too in the only direction we know how - to the very heart of thousands of people who enjoy Festival Too.

'For they know they are arriving to enjoy the most exciting headline acts, high-calibre tribute bands, local aspiring bands and some quirky acts.'

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

Mr Taylor added: 'Without our big sponsors like the borough council and others this event would not happen every year.

'We also have the bucket donations and we say if people feel like they have had a good time to put their hands into their pocket and donate so we can keep putting on this festival.'

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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