Let’s Rock Norwich! 2017: Gates open to festival fans

The stage being built at Earlham Park ready for Saturday's Let's Rock Norwich! retro music festival.

The stage being built at Earlham Park ready for Saturday's Let's Rock Norwich! retro music festival. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

The gates have opened for the first Let's Rock Norwich! retro music festival.

Earlham Park is the backdrop for 12 acts from the 1980s who will perform chart-topping hits to 15,000 people.

Headlining is Spandau Ballet lead singer Tony Hadley.

Other acts are Bananarama, Howard Jones, Kim Wilde, Belinda Carlisle, Midge Ure, Go West, Nik Kershaw, Boney M, Chesney Hawkes, Jaki Graham and Captain Sensible.

The main stage opens in under an hour at noon.


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Norwich is the mid-way point of the Let's Rock nationwide tour.

Norwich will be one of the largest crowds of the tour.

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Bags searches at the gates will take time so festival-goers are being urged to come with only necessary items.

Extra security staff and police officers will be on the site too.

A park and ride service is up and running from Costessey and County Hall to and from Earlham Park.

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