Weller to play Thetford Forest gig

Paul Weller
Paul Weller

Paul Weller is the first name to be confirmed for next year’s Thetford Forest live music line-up.

The former frontman of the The Jam will appear at the Forestry CommissionForest Live concert on July 12.

He said: “It will be good for me to be back in the woods. I really enjoy the unique atmosphere of these gigs, as do the fans.”

Tickets for the show are priced at £39 and go on sale this Friday from 9am.

They are available from the Forestry Commission box office on 03000 680400 or online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music

Weller’s four decade career has seen him produce six albums with The Jam, five with The Style Council and eleven as a solo performer.

His most recent album, Sonik Kicks, went to number one.