Second John Peel Day announced

A second John Peel Day has been announced to mark the anniversary of the Suffolk music legend's final broadcast on Radio 1.Last year, on the first anniversary of Peel's last Radio 1 show, more than 500 events took place across the UK and around the world.

A second John Peel Day has been announced to mark the anniversary of the Suffolk music legend's final broadcast on Radio 1.

Last year, on the first anniversary of Peel's last Radio 1 show, more than 500 events took place across the UK and around the world.

This year, music fans, bands, artists and DJs are being encouraged to stage their own gigs and club nights once again to honour the 'champion of new music'.

See Wednesday's Evening Star for more on this story.