Jessie’s Ghost

You may remember Jessie’s Ghost winning West Norfolks Got Talent in 2010 or performing at FestivalToo in Kings Lynn. They are a band of many genres: Pop, Folk, Acoustic and Acapella. Based in Kings Lynn Simon Benefer – Guitar, Vocals Ollie Heath – Guitar, Vocals David Maddison – Bass Guitar, Vocals Rob Parker – Cajon, […]

Whole Lotta Hair

Whole Lotta Hair won Battle of the Band 2013 and also played at FestivalToo in Kings Lynn. They have been playing rock music together for 7 years now and are becoming more and more popular. Facebook : Twitter: @WLHband

Only Young

Only Young cover lots of popular songs, from I Want You Back by Jackson5 to Rolling In The Deep by Adele. They are currently based in Kings Lynn. Don’t forget to check out their website: Amy Howes (Vocals) Max Bottone (Guitar) Jordan Newdick (Bass) James Bottone (Drums) Facebook: Twitter: @onlyyoungband YouTube:

Soft Tone Needles

The Soft Tone Needles are a soul band from East Anglia. They have been described as ‘energetic and authentic’. Vanessa Hunt – Vocals Mark Wilkinson – Sax Lauren Young – Sax David Maddison – Trumpet Alex Maddison – Trombone Jack Johnson – Guitar Dave Jackson – Drums & Vocals Trip Gunkel – Bass Ben Gunkel […]

Lost at Seven

From Littleport/ Downham Market, Lost at Seven produce unique ‘Melodic rock/ Alternative’ music. They are very powerful singers and have been featured in many shows around East Anglia and on KLFM and BBC Cambridgeshire. Jed Drake – Vocals Daryl Doblados – Guitar/Vocals Chris Wright – Bass Chris Lindsay – Drums Facebook: Twitter: @LostAtSeven


Movements are an Acoustic/Folk band from Kings lynn. You may recognise the band member as the same as Whole Lotta Hair. They are from Lincolnshire, Norfolk and have played at various gigs like the Willow Festival. Aaren Bennett – Guitars. Daniel Bareford – Pretend percussion. Joe Hartley – Lead Bass. Sam Cook – Guitars/ Vocals. […]

Secret From Richard

Secret From Richard are an Indie/Alternative/Rock band from Norfolk. Jason Sturman – Vocals/Guitar. Shaun Banham – Guitar. Matthew Brookson – Bass/Vocals. Jesse Baker – Drums/Vocals. Facebook: Twitter: @SFRofficial YouTube:


Couch are a Pop/Punk band from Norfolk. They were formed in February 2012 and are now based in Roughton. Chris Wooden – Guitar/Lead Vocals Andy Dorsett – Guitar/Lead Vocals Bradel Maguire – Bass/Vocals Mark Thaxter – Drums/Vocals Facebook: Twitter: @CouchBand 

The Shae Dons

From East Anglia, they have been featured in various gigs such as Jazz memorial gig. Their genre is Indie/Britpop. Mattie Fuller – Vocals Chris Grant – Lead Guitar Stefan Markillie – Rhythm Guitar Chris Gunkel – Bass Guitar Ben Gunkel – Keys Luke Freeman – Drums Facebook: Twitter: @shaedons 

Year 10 Work Experience

For 2 weeks, year 10 students of Downham Market Academy will be leaving their comfort zone as they enter the intimidating world of work. Since the start of 2013, year 10 students have been preparing for their work experience. This could have included researching their chosen job, practicing key skills and developing their confidence around […]