Crowds at Flashback Festival

Flashback Festival will take place at Rockingham Castle in Leicestershire this summer, and recording artist Billy Ocean has been confirmed as the Saturday night headliner.

The retro music event will take place on 9th and 10th July, and feature live performances by artists from the 70s, 80s and 90s.

As well as Billy Ocean, featuring artists who have been announced include Kim Wilde, Soul II Soul and Paul Carrack.

Visitors can also see Living in a Box, Heaven 17, and Bay City Rollers who sang Saturday Night, Remember, and Give A Little Love.

More acts are still to be confirmed in the run up to the festival.

Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean is a Trinidadian-born English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s.

Popular songs include Love Really Hurts Without You, Loverboy, Suddenly and Caribbean Queen.

More about Flashback Festival

Flashback will make its Rockingham debut this summer; the festival is now into its seventh year, having previously taken place at Clumber Park in Nottingham.

There will be plenty of places selling food and drink; Terry’s Bar will be serving draft real ale along with a selection of other alcoholic beverages, while the Cocktail Bar will offer everything from prosecco and Champagne to Pimm’s and mojitos.

GTOs who like to stay overnight can opt to camp on one or two nights; either in their own tents on the camp site, or in the glamping tents set up on site already. The campsite will have showers and toilet facilities for guest use.

Visitors can opt for day tickets for the Saturday or the Sunday if preferred. Tickets are on sale now and start at £43 per person.

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