Acts revealed for this year’s Rock Bodham festival

Last Great Dreamers

Last Great Dreamers - Credit: Archant

A band who enjoyed musical success in the 90s and have recently reformed are set to perform at this year's Rock Bodham event.

The Last Great Dreamers, fresh from their nationwide tour in April, will be playing as special guests at the musical extravaganza, which takes place over two days raising money for local charities.

Originally known as Silver Hearts, the band formed in London in 1989 around songwriters Marc Valentine and Slyder and enjoyed success, touring with his profile US rock bands in the early 1990s.

They will play on the first day of Rock Bodham being held on the playing field on Saturday July 25, which also includes family fun.

Bands and artists confirmed for the Saturday include Ultra Ego, DJ Hagster, Audio Junkie, Last Great Dreamers, Insaniac, Mechanism, Kolin Durier and Round the Clock, Pat Moody and U-Watt.


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On Sunday the festival moves to the village's Red Hart pub with a chilled acoustic afternoon, stalls, games and bands playing into the evening.

Sunday acts include Rowan Young, Charlie Hield, Becca Hazel and Adam Meek, before Earlybird, Jim Higgs, Jack Daniel and The Naked Lights.

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Music will finish at 11.30pm on Saturday and 10.30pm on Sunday.

Callum Ringer, one of the organisers, said: 'We are looking to build on the event we had last year and make it an affordable day out for people.'

Rock Bodham, now in its fourth year, revamped itself last year with rockier music on one day and a more 'chilled' atmosphere on the other.

Last year it attracted nearly 1,000 people. Charities including the Norfolk and Waveney Branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, the East Anglian Air Ambulance, and Bodham village causes shared the £3,450 raised and £450 was used for a children's Christmas party.

Volunteers who can help - from manning the gate, barbecue and bar, or running a stall are welcomed.

Tickets for the Saturday event are £4 for adults, £1 for children, with under-three's free. The Sunday event is free entry. Contact bodhambigweekend@gmail.com.

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