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Gary Barlow - Forest Live

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Gary Barlow is the first artist to be announced as part of Forest Live 2018, the annual summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission.

Gary Barlow is a British singer-songwriter and record producer who found worldwide fame as a member of British pop group Take That. Since forming in 1989 Take That have won eight BRIT awards, sold over 45 million records and over eight million concert tickets.

Gary is one of Britain’s most successful songwriters, having written 14 Number One singles as well as being a six-time recipient of an Ivor Novello Award.  Aside from his achievements with Take That, he has also co-written and produced music for other renowned artists including Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Elton John and Robbie Williams. Gary’s last solo record ‘Since I Saw You Last’ sold more than 600,000 copies. Gary has also turned his attention to the world of theatre, composing the score for the hugely successful production ‘Finding Neverland’, working alongside screenwriter Tim Firth to write the music and lyrics for musical ’The Girls’ and also working alongside his Take That band mates to produce ‘The Band’ a record breaking musical featuring the music of Take That.

Forest Live is a major live music series, managed by the Forestry Commission. Held annually in seven beautiful forest locations across the country, over 1.5 million people have attended a gig in the programme’s seventeen-year history. With everything required for a great night out, including good food and bar, the concerts are renowned for their informal and relaxed atmosphere set to a spectacular forest backdrop. Income generated from ticket sales helps look after the nation’s forests sustainably, for people to enjoy and wildlife to thrive.

Commenting on the dates Gary Barlow said, “I’m really looking forward to these gigs. I’ve never played Forest Live before so I hope to see you there.”

Gary Barlow plus guests

Friday 8 June: Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk.

Saturday 9 June: Delamere Forest, Delamere, Cheshire.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

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Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott with special guest Billy Bragg have announced dates as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series organised by the Forestry Commission.

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott’s latest album ‘Crooked Calypso’ charted at no 2 making it their highest release as a duo to date following on from two further top 5 albums in ‘What Have We Become’  and ‘Wisdom, Laughter and Lines’ .

Paul Heaton, one of the UK’s most successful songwriters with some 10 million album sales under his belt, first came to public attention in the early 80s as front man of Hull-based indie poppers The Housemartins best known for their third single ‘Happy Hour’ and their No 1 acapella Isley Bros cover ‘Caravan of Love’.  In ’88 Heaton formed The Beautiful South, who released 10 hugely successful albums. Jacqui Abbott was lead vocalist in The Beautiful South from ’94 to 2000 and she sang many of their signature hits including ‘Rotterdam’, ‘Perfect 10’, ‘Don’t Marry Her’ and ‘Dream A Little Dream’.  The Forest Live gigs will see them play material from their albums as a duo and songs from The Beautiful South and the Housemartins.

 

Forest Live is a major live music series, managed by the Forestry Commission. Held every year in seven beautiful forest locations across the country, over 1.5 million people have attended a gig in the programme’s seventeen-year history. With everything required for a great night out, including good food and drink, the concerts are renowned for their informal and relaxed atmosphere set to a spectacular forest backdrop. Income generated from ticket sales helps to look after the nation’s forests sustainably, for people to enjoy and wildlife to thrive.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

With special guest Billy Bragg

Friday 8 June: Delamere Forest, near Northwich, Cheshire.

Saturday 9 June: Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk.

Friday 15 June: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Glos.

Saturday 16 June: Bedgebury Pinetum, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Friday 22 June: Sherwood Pines, near Mansfield, Notts.

Saturday 23 June: Dalby Forest, near Pickering, North Yorks.

Saturday 30 June: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs. 

Forest Live 2018 - Ts&Cs

 1. This event will continue regardless of weather except in the case of extreme weather conditions affecting the venue.

2. Tickets will only be refunded if the event is cancelled by the organiser and the ticket is returned within 28 days of the concert date. The booking fee is not refundable under any circumstances.

3. Tickets which are lost or not delivered due to the fault of the consumer will not be replaced.

4. Seating is not provided in the arena - folding chairs are permitted.

5. Umbrellas, tables, glass, cans, metal and breakable crockery are prohibited. No more than total 2 litres soft and/or alcoholic drink permitted per person.

6. Naked flames (including fireworks, BBQs, sparklers), laser pens, banners, flagpoles, parasols, gazebos, tents and dogs (apart from registered assistance dogs) are prohibited.

7. Admission is by physical ticket only, no other proof of purchase will be accepted.

8. We reserve the right to search all persons and all personal property and to prohibit any other items considered to be a potential hazard.

9. Professional photography is prohibited.

10. Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian (18 or over) and supervised at a maximum ratio of 1 adult to 8 children.  The Forestry Commission may refuse entry without valid proof of age. Children aged 5 and under do not require a ticket. 

11. The Forestry Commission will not be responsible for damage or injury caused or that caused by third parties or for loss of personal property on site or left in vehicles. Damages will not be paid in any circumstances.

12. Any person who fails or refuses to comply with instructions from any persons acting for the Forestry Commission may be removed from the venue.

13. We reserves the right to refuse admission. No person considered drunk or under the influence of drugs will be admitted.

14. Ticket holders consent to recording, filming, CCTV and photography that may be used for promotional purposes, by artists as a live product or for security purposes.

15. Customers purchasing over 8 tickets* must adhere to the group booking policy (see below). Tickets are not permitted for resale in the course of business or for a profit. Purchases suspected of being made with the intention of resale for profit will be cancelled.

16. The Forestry Commission reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time.

17. The purchase and use of this ticket shall constitute an acceptance of these conditions by the purchaser and holder.

We reserve the right to contact any customer to discuss their purchase and ensure that our booking policy and terms and conditions are adhered to.

Forest Live Dates & Tickets

18:00

Friday

08 Jun

2018

Gary Barlow - Forest Live

Thetford Forest High Lodge

On sale at 10:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Friday

08 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

Delamere Forest

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Saturday

09 Jun

2018

Gary Barlow - Forest Live

Delamere Forest

On sale at 10:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Saturday

09 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

Thetford Forest High Lodge

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Friday

15 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

National Arboretum Westonbirt

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Saturday

16 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Friday

22 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

Mansfield Sherwood Pines Forest Park

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Saturday

23 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

Dalby Forest

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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18:00

Saturday

30 Jun

2018

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Forest Live

Cannock Chase Forest

On sale at 9:00am on Friday 20th October

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