Tickets for this summer’s Concerts in the Park go on sale exclusively to residents of Sutton Coldfield on Monday 8 April.
Residents have a three-week timescale to buy tickets before sales are open to the general public.
This year tickets are available online via the Town Council website at www.suttoncoldfieldtowncouncil.gov.uk/concerts
This is the third year Concerts in the Park has taken place in the beautiful surroundings of Sutton Park, with the weekend of 29 and 30 June confirmed for this year’s event.
Once again the world class City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) will headline the Saturday concert with a programme of programme of popular classics, music from the movies and Prom favourites.
This year support will be provided by showstopping UK swing and jive act The Jive Aces.
Tickets will be £25 for adults and £15 for children and those on benefits, with the gates open from 3.30pm and the first act on stage at 4pm.
Tickets for the Sunday 30 June family concert will be £20 for a family ticket, £8 for adults, £4 for children and those on benefits. Gates will open at 11am.
The event will see Alice in Wonderland themed family fun in Sutton Park, with the CBSO’s mini-orchestra, B’Opera and Let’s All Dance confirmed as the main stage acts. A fantastic selection of artisan food and drink will be available throughout the weekend.
Organisers have also announced the event will be generously supported by Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust for the 3rd year running.
Leader of Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council, Councillor Simon Ward, said: “We are delighted that tickets are now on sale via the Town Council website. This year’s event has already attracted a great deal of interest and I urge residents of our Royal Town to buy their tickets for both Saturday and Sunday early.”
“I am also very pleased that we are able to announce Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust’s support for Concerts in the Park and I thank them for their continued generosity. Working with other key stakeholders is a key objective of the Council and it is great to continue our partnership with this event.”
Ernie Murray, chief executive, Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust, said: “Two of the Trust’s objectives are the advancement of the arts and community development and few opportunities of this quality and impact arise. The Trust is delighted to continue its involvement with Concerts in the Park for another year.”
Organisers are looking for volunteers to help in the lead up to the weekend, and over the two days.
Anyone wanting to volunteer should go to the Town Council’s Facebook page and click on the link on the post.
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