GWENT band The Belgians will be playing the Castell Roc festival in Chepstow this summer, it has been announced.

They will support The South at Chepstow Castle on August 21.

In their heyday the band had a weekly residency in The Queen’s Hotel in Newport for a year and toured France.

The organiser of the festival, Carol Mutlow, said: “The phone has not stop ringing with people asking about how they can get tickets”.

She managed to track down the band’s members and they agreed to play at this summer’s festival.

It will be held on seven days from Thursday, August 21 and Sunday, August 24 and Thursday, August 28 and Saturday, August 30.

Other standout performers who will be at the festival include The Wurzels, who will be at the castle on August 29.

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