The 55 photos you'll only understand if you went to Leeds Party in the Park during the 2000s

It was the annual free summer pop party which brought the cream of the charts to a stage in Leeds.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 13th July 2019, 7:23 am

Party in the Park was held every July in the grounds of Temple Newsam by Leeds City Council and Radio Aire and attended by more than 70,000 revellers. It ran from 1994 until 2013. Do you remember watching the acts, ranging from the familiar to the obscure, featured in these photos ? READ MORE: 42 places you probably visited in Leeds during a night out in the 2000s | 30 unseen photos from inside Leeds nightclubs in the 1990s

Pop princess Samantha Mumba.
Heather Small.
Girl Thing - Jodi Albert, Anika Bostelaar, Linzi Martin, Michelle Barber and Nikki Stuart - on stage.
Mel B entertains the crowds.
Remember when Hear'Say performed?
And how about Atomic Kitten?
Were you singing along with Westlife?
The weather was sweltering as water was handed out to the crowd.
Remember Kelly Llorenna on stage? She is best known as being the former lead vocalist for dance group N-Trance in the 1990s.
Girls Aloud on stage back in the day.
Natasha Beddingfield performing.
Do you remember watching Jennifer Ellison?
Blazin' Squad back stage.
McFly's Tom Fletcher in action.
It was Chico time!
Temple Newsam was rocking. Can you spot yourself?
Can you spot yourself?
R&B duo Booty Luv - Cherise Roberts and Nadia Shepherd - backstage. The pair were in the original line-up of the hip hop and R&B group Big Brovaz.
Electropop singer-songwriter Little Boots on stage.
Girl group Dolly Rockers - including Leeds's own Sophie King - backstage. They were hailed at the time as the new Bananarama.
N-Dubz backstage.
The day-long music extravaganza was in full swing.
Shayne Ward on stage.
Austrailian singer Gabriella Cilmi entertains the crowd.
The Saturdays on stage.
Indie rock band One Night Only on stage.
Craig David in full flow.
Alesha Dixon on stage.
The Script on stage.
Headliners JLS on stage. Were you among the crowd?
Olly Murs proved a crowd pleaser.
Her Majesty and the Wolves, featuring former Pussycat Dolls Kimberley Wyatt, on stage.
Top marks if you recognise this band? No idea.. Six D, short for Six Dimensions. The band split in 2012.
All girl group Parade on stage.
Remember Cher Lloyd from the X Factor?
Singer-songwriter Jay Sean works the crowd.
Boyband The Wanted.
The sun was shining for the 70,000 pop fans.
Taio Cruz - best known for his debut album Departure - on stage.
Remember watching Little Mix on stage?
The Temple Newsam crowd soak up the sun and the music.
Do you recognise this singer? She is Alyssa Reid who rose to fame following the release of her single Alone Again.
Great photo of Conor Maynard on stage.
One Direction fans were out in force. Were you one of them?
Harry Styles in full voice.
Niall Horan belts out a tune.
We managed to get a snap of One Direction backstage at Temple Newsam.
X Factor runner up Marcus Collins on stage.
This is Cover Drive - Amanda Reifer, T-Ray Armstrong, Barry 'Bar-Man' Hill and Jamar Harding. The band are best known for their number one single Twilight.
Remember watching Professor Green?
Were you among the crowd that year?
Dizzee Rascal on stage.
All rise.. do you remember watching Blue?
X Factor semi-finalist Diana Vickers belts out a tune on stage.
Lucy Spraggan on stage.