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Westlife’s Mark Feehily performs at Greshfest in Holt

Published:
17:01 19 June 2022



Updated:
18:00 19 June 2022

Westlife star Mark Feehily headed east on Father’s Day and made a surprise appearance at a new Norfolk festival.

The Irish singer was one of the celebrity guests at Greshfest, which took place on the grounds of Gresham’s School in Holt over the weekend.


Scott Greengrass had a selfie with actress Maisie Smith at Greshfest.
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The fun started Saturday night with the Urban Soul Orchestra on stage at the Theater in the Woods.


Rosie, Olive, Molly, Ivy and Flora enjoy a day at Greshfest in Holt.

Rosie, Olive, Molly, Ivy and Flora enjoy a day at Greshfest in Holt.
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Sunday then catered to families with street food, circus talent, inflatables and rides.

The main event was Norfolk Music Hub’s Virtual Big Sing 2022 with a morning and afternoon performance, the latter being broadcast nationwide.

The audience sang along with celebrities such as EastEnders’ Maisie Smith and actress and singer Claire Sweeney.


Claire Sweeney performing at Greshfest.

Claire Sweeney performing at Greshfest.
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While these celebrities were announced ahead of the event, Westlife’s Mark Feehily was a surprise guest and performed Bring Him Home from Les Misérables.

Organizer Alice Kemp said: “Everyone loved the venue at the Theater in the Woods and it was a great weekend.

“A lot of people did a double take when they saw Mark.”

Photos of Mark Feehily at Greshfest will be released by organizers on Monday.


Paul Girling, Brad Fisher and Rob Hazelwood at Greshfest.

Paul Girling, Brad Fisher and Rob Hazelwood at Greshfest.
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Greshfest 2022 in Holt.

Greshfest 2022 in Holt.
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The virtual Big Sing at Greshfest.

The virtual Big Sing at Greshfest.
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Families could learn circus skills at Greshfest.

Families could learn circus skills at Greshfest.
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Tik Tok Star Red at Greshfest.

Tik Tok Star Red at Greshfest.
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Makeup fun at Greshfest.

Makeup fun at Greshfest.
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Claire Sweeney performs at Greshfest.

Claire Sweeney performs at Greshfest.
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Greshfest is in full swing in Holt.

Greshfest is in full swing in Holt.
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TikTok star Red performs at Greshfest.

TikTok star Red performs at Greshfest.
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