Jess Glynne was our ray of sunshine at a very wet Delamere Forest for the finale of a trio of top acts this weekend.

Tears For Fears and Paul Weller were blessed with some rare British summer sunshine of late as they took to the stage on Friday and Saturday respectively.

But despite an afternoon of downpours and a weather warning in place, Delamere Forest looked more like a field of ponchos as the sell out crowd flocked prepared and undeterred to see Jess Glynne as part of Forestry England’s ‘Forest Live’ concert series.

In what was my fourth visit to Forest Live, and having rained at all but one, I was safe in the knowledge that revellers would soak up the occasion, quite literally, at the beautiful Forestry Commission site.

Kicking off the evening's entertainment was the hugely talented Nina Nesbitt, a Scottish singer-songwriter who's latest album released in February is very aptly titled 'The sun will come up, the seasons will change'.

But while the sun may not have exactly made an appearance, Jess Glynne certainly brightened up our day.

Opening the show with Hold My Hand, the rain took a break - and did so for the duration of her set.

It is no surprise that Jess has the record for most Number 1 singles scored by a British female solo artist as hit after hit followed.

No One, These Days, Thursday, Don't be So Hard on Yourself and One Touch were all in the mix and as the hugely popular Take Me Home kicked in, Jess herself described it as "one big karaoke" as the enthusiastic crowd was in fine voice.

Rather Be and All I am were among the hits that followed before she returned to the stage for an encore with Right Here, wrapping things up with I'll be There.

Delighted revellers could now include themselves among the 1.75 million plus people who have attended a forest gig in the last 18 years, as Forest Live is the major outdoor live music series held every summer by Forestry England in seven beautiful woodland arenas across the country.

Income generated from ticket sales helps to look after the nation’s forests sustainably, for people to enjoy and wildlife to thrive.

And after the success of this weekend at Delamere, long may it continue - even in the rain!