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Stereophonics to play at Thetford Forest

Stereophonics are to play at Thetford Forest in June Credit: Forestry Commission

Stereophonics have announced they're going to perform at Thetford Forest this summer.

They'll perform as part of the Forest Live music series on Sunday 23 June.

Income generated from ticket sales helps look after the forest.

Pre-sale tickets for Forest Live customers go online at 9am on Thursday 17 January. They go on general sale on Friday 18 January at 9am at forestryengland.uk/music

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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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