Rock Bodham village music festival raising money for charities

Last Great Dreamers

Last Great Dreamers - Credit: Archant

Lovers of 1990s music will be able to reminisce at a charity village festival.

The Last Great Dreamers, who recently reformed and are fresh from a nationwide tour, are playing at this year's Rock Bodham which includes live bands and family fun.

Set in Bodham playing field, the two-day festival starts on Saturday July 25 and raises money for local charities.

Originally known as Silver Hearts, the Last Great Dreamers formed in London in 1989 around songwriters Marc Valentine and Slyder and enjoyed success.

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

On Sunday July 26 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.

Rock Bodham, in its fourth year, attracted nearly 1,000 people last year and £3,450 was raised.

The money was shared between the Norfolk and Waveney Branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, the East Anglian Air Ambulance, and Bodham village causes.

Volunteers who can help during the festival are welcome. Tickets for the Saturday event are £4 for adults, £1 for children, with under-three's free. The Sunday event is free. Contact bodhambigweekend@gmail.com

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