Cast your mind back to March 8th 1997. The Spice Girls had just scored a number one hit in the US with Wannabe, John Major is still Prime Minister, Paul McCartney was knighted and ...
... Marvel took to the stage for their first-ever public performance at the Crown in Asfordby, courtesy of some of Jim's village contacts.
Our first appearance in the Melton Times
After months of midnight practices at Lloyd's house (thank you for your ever-present patience and support Lloyd's parents), Marvel were ready to go live.
It was such a momentous occasion that Marvel frontman Matt Cullingworth has written a nostalgic blog about that experience and the formation of Marvel.