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Soaking up the sun at the Ely Folk Festival

Hundreds of people have been soaking up the sun at a popular Cambridgeshire music festival this weekend.

The Ely Folk Festival is now in its 34th year and just keeps growing.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson.


Liam Gallagher confirmed as surprise guest star at Latitude

Liam Gallagher is confirmed as the surprise guest star at Latitude.

Liam Gallagher has appeared as the surprise secret act at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

The former Oasis frontman appeared on stage on Saturday evening telling crowd: "Surprise, surprise"

In recent years, Latitude has featured an number of artist who have not been on the billing ahead of the event, including Suffolk's Ed Sheeran in 2016, Rudimental in 2014 and Sir Tom Jones in 2010.

Liam Gallagher is confirmed as the surprise guest star at the 2018 Latitude Festival in Suffolk.

DanceEast hosts National festival in Ipswich

African dance workshop led by Uchenna Dance Credit: Brian Slater, Courtesy of One Dance UK

Dance groups from across the country have gathered in Ipswich as the town hosts the National Youth Dance Festival.

Almost 300 groups competed in the regional heats to take part. 12 were chosen, including Boys United from Ipswich.

The U Dance festival showcases a selection of dance groups from all over the country. A range of activities are being put on throughout the weekend including workshops and career talks. The dance groups will also be performing routines they’ve been putting together for the last 6 months.

A workshop in the National Youth Dance Festival Credit: ITV News Anglia

“We are absolutely delighted to be welcoming One Dance UK, colleagues and participants from across the UK to Ipswich this summer. The U.Dance events offer the opportunity for young dancers to celebrate their achievements together through a festival full of passion, energy and ambition. We look forward to welcoming everyone and ensuring that their time spent in Ipswich is truly memorable.”

– Brendan Keaney, Artistic Director & Chief Executive of DanceEast

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Victoria Lampard.


Danny Boyle becomes patron of a Norfolk theatre

The Slumdog Millionaire and soon to be Bond director Danny Boyle has become Patron of one of the region's theatres.

He's agreed to support the Pavilion Theatre at Gorleston - and has even released a video urging people to support the venue.

Fast and furious: Powerboat racing at Oulton Broad

Powerboat racing has been thrilling crowds at Oulton Broad near Lowestoft in Suffolk for more than a century.

Thursday Night is Race Night for the club based there, which will soon be welcoming racers from the continent for their annual European Championship.

Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake.

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