Early-bird ticket release for annual music festival

Tickets will soon be available for the 13th Reepham Festival, which will be held on the weekend of 8-9 August 2020.

Early-bird tickets for the weekend are priced at £27 for adults, with accompanied children under 16 just £1 each.
On sale from Saturday 1 February to 3 March 2020, early-bird tickets will be available through the Reepham Festival website or in person from Soundclash in St Benedict’s Street, Norwich; Very Nice Things in Market Place, Reepham; or Whitwell & Reepham Station, Whitwell Road, Reepham.
Tom Crisp from the festival team said: “Our early bird tickets represent a serious reduction on the full-price tickets, so it makes sense to snap them up in February.”
Festival PR spokesperson Hilary Gauthier (pictured above with Tom Crisp) said: “We are still keen to bring on board some more local businesses as partners. Anyone who’s interested – please email me.
“And keep your eye on Reepham20 Facebook page and the website for updates and information about supporting acts.”
Last year, Reepham Festival was able to donate money to Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Reepham Good Neighbour Scheme, as well as two Norwich-based organisations: TimeNorfolk pregnancy loss charity and the Black Dog Music Project, which supports people with mental health problems.
Headlining the summer music festival this year is the Neville Staple Band of the legendary front man of The Specials, Fun Boy Three and Special Beat.
He said: “We’ve been wanting to play at Reepham for a while now, and this year the dates have finally worked out in between gigs in Scotland, the Netherlands and Norway. The band are looking forward to rocking Reepham this August.”
The Original Rude Boy
Neville Staple has celebrated more than 40 years in music – and 40 years since the beginning of the 2-Tone movement.
He started his career performing with Ray King, Pete Waterman, the Coventry Automatics and his Jah Baddis Sound System, before taking to the stage with The Specials on tour with The Clash.
Neville has scores of musical awards including from Mojo and NME, gold and silver discs, and a lifetime achievement award from his home city of Coventry.

Neville Staple Band. Photo: John Coles Photography

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