Sunday Sessions gets under way in Earlham Park following Let’s Rock sell-out

The Human League play a string of hits to cheering crowds at Let's Rock Norwich 2018 at Earlham Park

The Human League play a string of hits to cheering crowds at Let's Rock Norwich 2018 at Earlham Park. Picture: LEE BLANCHFLOWER - Credit: Lee Blanchflower

Retro music lovers flocked to a city park to hear 1980s classic hits yesterday.

The sell-out crowd of 15,000 had fun in the sun at Earlham Park for Let's Rock Norwich, supported by the Eastern Daily Press.

It was the second year the retro one-day music festival, organised by UK Live, has come to Norwich.

Yesterday's acts included The Human League, Jason Donovan, Nick Heyward, Sonia, Real Thing, T'Pau, Katrina and China Crisis.

Audience members donned their best colourful outfits for the live acts.


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There were also children's activities on offer for families enjoying the day out.

Today, live music continues on Earlham Park, on the outskirts of Norwich, for the UK Live Sunday Sessions one-day festival.

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The gig includes Tom Odell, Circa Waves, The Bluetones, Gabrielle Aplin, Reverend and the Makers, British Sea Power and Lucy Spraggan.

There will also be beats from electronic acts Subfocus, SaSaSaS, Redlight and P Money.

There will also be children's activities on offer including circus skills.

For more information and to book tickets visit norwich.sundaysessions.net

Travel information

Two bespoke Park & Ride services will operate for Sunday Sessions at Earlham Park.

The 'Blue' service will operate from Costessey Park & Ride and the 'Yellow' service will operate from County Hall Car Park on Martineau Lane NR1 2DH.

Special fares apply to cover the additional costs of running the later service - Adult £5, 16-19 £4, Child £3 and Group (max. 5 people) £15.

A single from Earlham Park to either site will be £3.

Please buy these tickets from your driver with cash or on the East Anglia Buses app.

• First bus from Costessey & County Hall: 0930am

• Last bus from Earlham Park: 1145pm (Costessey) and 1150pm (County Hall)

• Car park spaces: 1100 (Costessey) and 900 (County Hall)

• Frequency: Up to every 8 minutes (every 30 minutes during the day outside of the busy periods)

Buses

First Eastern Counties Buses will put on a frequent service on its Blue Line 25 and 26 routes between Norwich city centre and the University of East Anglia (UEA). They will stop at University Drive stop A.

In the evening of Sunday Sessions the bus firm will provide extra capacity between 10pm and midnight back to the city centre.

Parking

There are 400 car parking spaces costing £15 per car on University Drive, Norwich, NR4 7AF.

Disabled and blue badge parking will also be provided.

Visit the EDP live travel map for updated roads information.

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