Let’s Rock Norwich! 2017: Music fans rocking out to the best of the 80s at Earlham Park

Crowds at this years Let�s Rock, Norwich. Picture: Lee Blanchflower

Crowds at this years Let�s Rock, Norwich. Picture: Lee Blanchflower - Credit: Lee Blanchflower

Music fans are rocking out to 1980s hits at a city park for a major festival.

Let's Rock Norwich! 2017: (from left) Friends Jackie Scrivens, Julie Alexander, Jacki Goodings and J

Let's Rock Norwich! 2017: (from left) Friends Jackie Scrivens, Julie Alexander, Jacki Goodings and Jeni Choose. Photo: Sophie Wyllie - Credit: Archant

The Let's Rock Norwich! sell-out gig has kicked off at Earlham Park for the first year.

Some 15,000 revellers have flocked to the park with many dressed up in brightly-coloured outfits and are being entertained by television personality Dave Benson Phillips between acts.

Jeni Choose, 53, from Bungay, was with three of her friends at the festival.

Mrs Choose said: 'We are really chuffed with the line-up. We have already met Captain Sensible in the crowd who told us he has cracked a rib from a previous gig.

Let's Rock Norwich! 2017: Husband and wife Neil and Liz Hutching from Ipswich. Photo: Sophie Wyllie

Let's Rock Norwich! 2017: Husband and wife Neil and Liz Hutching from Ipswich. Photo: Sophie Wyllie - Credit: Archant


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'1980s music makes you feel good and young again.

'Everyone is friendly here. It is nice that something like this is happening on our doorstep. We are reliving our youth.'

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Crowds at this years Let�s Rock, Norwich. Picture: Lee Blanchflower

Crowds at this years Let�s Rock, Norwich. Picture: Lee Blanchflower - Credit: Lee Blanchflower

Married couple Liz and Neil Hutchings, 45 and 46 respectively, were dressed up for the occasion.

Mrs Hutchings said: 'I'm 80s through and through. Tony Hadley is my man.

'The atmosphere today is amazing. We were a bit worried about being too dressed up but that seems to be the norm today.'

Crowds at this years Let�s Rock, Norwich. Picture: Lee Blanchflower

Crowds at this years Let�s Rock, Norwich. Picture: Lee Blanchflower - Credit: Lee Blanchflower

She added she was a fan of 1980s music because the songs could be sung easily.

Crowds at this years Let�'s Rock Norwich! festival. Picture: Lee Blanchflower

Crowds at this years Let�'s Rock Norwich! festival. Picture: Lee Blanchflower - Credit: Lee Blanchflower

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