Ten years ago ... Visitors flood Skegness for SO 2009

Pictured, from left, Archie Stones, five, Declan Hawkins, seven, Max Matthews, eight, and Charlie Matthews, six.
Pictured, from left, Archie Stones, five, Declan Hawkins, seven, Max Matthews, eight, and Charlie Matthews, six.

The SO 2009 festival of 10 years ago had visitors pouring into Skegness 10 years ago.

The event was held as part of the illuminations switch-on.

It featured live stand-up comedy, a Berlin-style cabaret, circus skills workshops, a parade, live opera on the beach, a local musician and, a stunning fireworks display.