4:59 PM September 23, 2022
From the Wild West to outer house, there’s something for everyone across the four themed phases at a new Norwich pageant.
Tales in the Park makes its debut in Earlham Park this Saturday, September 24, from 12noon until 10pm, with capacity for 5,000 people.
It has been created by AfterDark Promotions, which is additionally behind Dancing Astronaut warehouse occasions at the Norfolk Showground and Junkyard Market street food park outside St Mary’s Works in the metropolis.
Each of the four phases could have a different theme and style of music.
This might be themed across the London boroughs for UK rap, Wild West for Ibiza home music, outer house for electronic music and a transport container area with more specialist underground music.
The occasion is for over 18s only and there shall be a mini version of Junkyard Market, with native favourites The Bucket List, The Hen House Kitchen, Elsie’s Pizza and some other visitor traders.
Drinks include cocktails, lagers, draught beers and the tent will have seating for 300 individuals and be adorned with palm tree structures.
Michael Femi-Ola, from AfterDark, mentioned: “We have run lots of occasions in Norwich however this is our first festival.
“We needed to create an event targeted round a love of food, music and tradition that would deliver individuals together.”
While he promises there shall be acts from “across the nation including top DJs”, the line-up is a secret till Saturday.
It might be handwritten on custom-made books on the entrance to every stage to encourage individuals to discover new acts and genres.
Mr Femi-Ola added: “We wished to create somewhere the place people can come together to celebrate the tip of the summer time not targeted on the line-up, but on great meals and music.
“Festivals first began with out saying line-ups and it has taken the main focus away, with festivals compelled to book massive names.
“From our perspective we now have world-class acts, however it’s also in regards to the experience and there’s a huge focus on set design.”
Tickets are for sale on Skiddle and price £22.50 plus reserving fee.