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Kasabian set to rock Thetford Forest

Kasabian will be rocking out in Thetford next year Credit: PA

Kasabian have announced they will be playing at Thetford Forest in Norfolk next year.

The rock band are taking part in the Forest Live 2018 concert series in June.

Other musicians performing in the series include Gary Barlow, The Script and Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott.

Tickets will go on sale this Friday and will cost £46.

Kasabian will play Thetford Forest next summer Credit: Forest Live

Dubliners The Script to play Thetford Forest for fourth time

Irish band The Script will perform at Thetford Forest next summer. Credit: PA Images

Irish three-piece The Script will return to Thetford Forest for the fourth time next summer - having been announced as the latest act in the annual concert series.

The Dublin band will perform as part of Forest Live, appearing at the Suffolk venue on June 7.

“We love performing as part of Forest Live. It will be our fourth trip to Thetford Forest. We hope you can join us to rock in this unique atmosphere."

– Danny O'Donoghue, The Script frontman.

The Script recently celebrated scoring their fourth UK number one album and have sold more than 29 million records since releasing their eponymous debut album in 2008.

Fans can look forward to hearing hits including The Man Who Can Be Moved, Hall of Fame, and Rain during the gig next summer.

The Script is the third act to be announced for Forest Live 2018. Gary Barlow's appearance on June 8 has already sold out while former Beautiful South stars Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will perform on June 9.

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Five hundred pound bomb successfully detonated

Click below to see a report from Malcolm Robertson

Bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion at Thetford Forest on the Norfolk / Suffolk border after a 500 pound bomb and live mortar shell were found.

They were discovered yesterday. A mile wide cordon around the site has now been lifted

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James Bay to play Thetford Forest gig in the summer

James Bay is to play a gig in Thetford Forest as part of the Forestry Commission summer concert series.

James Bay is to play Thetford Forest in July.

He'll appear on Friday 1 July 2016 as part of the Forest Live even and tickets will go on sale on Friday 29 January.

James Bay has had a phenomenal year since winning the 2015 Critic’s Choice Brit Award. His debut album ‘Chaos And The Calm’ continues to ride high in the charts having been one of the best-selling UK albums of last year.

Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission to bring forests to new audiences. Cash from ticket sales is spent on protecting,improving and expanding England’s forests and woodlands.

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