REVELLERS have been descending on Southampton Common this afternoon for the return of a retro festival.

In a blast from the past the city is playing host to some of the biggest acts of the 1980s.

The event is headlined by Adam Ant, the singer famous for classic tunes including Prince Charming, Stand and Deliver and Friend or Foe.

READ MORE: All the pictures from Let's Rock Southampton 2019

Music fans have been donning costumes, wigs and face paint to celebrate in true style.

Today's festival marks the end of a three year hiatus brought about by the Covid pandemic.

A message from the Editor

Thank you for reading this article - we appreciate your support in reading the Daily Echo.

Subscribing to the Echo means you have unrestricted access to the latest news, features and Saints coverage - all with an advertising-light website.

You will also have full access to Saintsplus, your new home for Southampton FC tactical analysis, features and much, much more.

Don't take my word for it - subscribe here to see for yourself.

Follow the latest breaking news in the Southampton area by joining our Facebook group - Southampton News - Breaking News and Incidents

Follow the latest court and crime news on our dedicated Facebook group - Hampshire Court and Crime News