Organisers made a last minute decision to switch over indoors as heavy rainfall endangered a termination– and with the assistance of the town’s Queen Mary Centre, volunteers and town councillors they install a smash favorite.
It is estimated around 500 individuals came by during the six-and-a-half hours of the Wisbech Town Council-led celebration after it was moved from Wisbech Park to the Queen’s Road center- and council clerk Terry Jordan stated: “It was a great success.”
Rainfall brushed up in as organisers were establishing up at Wisbech Park and Mr Jordan detailed: “Public security was vital.
“We picked health and wellness grounds to terminate the event in the park and it would have been quite easy to abort the entire point.
“But the bands desired to play and, with the help of the Queen Mary Centre, we took care of to salvage something for the neighborhood in a secure atmosphere.
“Fingers went across there were no dissatisfactions for the public. We had seven bands giving an excellent mix of music acts of interest all tastes.
“It was extremely effective– there was an excellent mix of ages in the audience, too.
Seven bands– headliners Five Ska, plus Kamikaze Hotshot, Gifford, Catch 22, Rattleshack, Lexie Green and Death Radio– amused from 1.45 pm until simply after 8pm.
As the occasion began around an hour later than set up as a result of the location button, The Merlins stepped aside to enable the various other bands time to play their full sets.
The celebration– which was opened up by Mayor of Wisbech, Coun Michael Hill– additionally included a barbecue, bar, face paint and commercial and health advisory stalls.
Last year, Never Again and Brink were guests at The Rock Festival. Here’s a video of the music they played: