Esssex boy Olly Murs performs in home county at virtual V-Festival

Olly Murs was among the performers. Credit: ITV2

The V-Festival in Chelmsford has returned to our TV screens this weekend- for three special episodes.

Local pop sensation Olly Murs took to the stage to perform a medley of his hits at Hylands Park.

Joel Dommett and Maya Jama are hosting the event Credit: ITV2

The virtual event, hosted by Maya Jama and Joel Dommett, was pre-recorded and is being shown on ITV2 across three evenings this weekend in special hour-long episodes.

The festival was last held in Hylands park in 2017 Credit: ITV2

The music festival last took place in 2017 and in its heyday attracted crowds of 170,000 across sites in Essex and Staffordshire.

It was then replaced by a new event in Chelmsford, the Rize Festival.

Credit: ITV2

Each episode features interviews with the headliners, while artists reminisce about their favourite V-Festival memories.