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Thetford Forest announce gig for The Saturdays
The Saturdays
The Saturdays will set out on their first forest tour later this year

Pop pin-ups The Saturdays are set to strut their killer heels across Thetford Forest's open-air stage.

The platinum-selling girl band have been added to the forest's 2010 summer concert bill to play on Friday, 9 July.

Joining the five piece on 10 July is singer-songwriter Katie Melua, who has sold nearly 10 million records.

Thetford Forest's High Lodge venue will also see Keane grace the stage on 10 June, Simply Red on 11 June and Doves on 12 June 2010.

Frankie, Mollie, Rochelle, Una and Vanessa put together The Saturdays in 2007.

Since then they've been regular fixtures in the UK pop charts with hits including Up, Issues and Work helping to send their debut album Chasing Lights platinum.

The Saturdays' Mollie King said the gig at High Lodge centre on the Norfolk-Suffolk border will be a new experience for the band who will perform tracks from their two albums.

"We've never played a gig in a forest before - I feel like Maid Marian," she said.

"It sounds like fun and we are really looking forward to it, I'll keep an eye out for Robin Hood!"

Thetford Forest is one of seven Forestry Commission venues staging concerts across the UK.

For tickets call the Forestry Commission box office on 01842 814612 or go to their website.




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