Castle Calling hits Richmond Castle

Leading singer of Clock Opera, Guy Conelly pictured with Seye
Leading singer of Clock Opera, Guy Conelly pictured with Seye

Hundreds of young people flocked to Richmond Castle on Friday for the live music festival Castle Calling.

Headline acts Clock Opera and Seye joined 11 local bands on the stage

Castle Calling returned to Richmond this year after a two year gap.

The event, aimed at young people is open to anyone over the age of 11.

It is run by Richmondshire District Youth Council with support from the District Counci. It is also supported by North Yorkshire Youth Support Service, and Hambleton and Richmondshire Community Safety Partnership, and sponsored by the city secret.

London based Indie rock band, Clock Opera’s music will be familiar to Olympic 2012 viewers as their track ‘The Lost Buoys’ was used as background music by the BBC.

Nigerian born Seye has already played with KT Tunstall, Ellie Goulding and the Noisettes

There was also plenty of local talent taking to the stage.

Acts included bands Rosie, My Lost Youth, Pandora and the Wolves, The Enything, Borneo Punks, TGM, Since Warning, Summer City, Brogan and Jess, Circle Time and Aurora..