Menu

Leyland to host ‘Music In The Park’ event next summer

Posted on - 10th December, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Leyland, Music, Nightlife, South Ribble News, What's On in Preston
Tony Hadley, Carol Decker, Heaven17, Pat Sharp and Go West

Leyland is next June hosting a new music event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Advertisement

Music In The Park will take place on Friday 3 June 2022 in Worden Park and will include chart-toppers Tony Hadley, Heaven 17, T’Pau, Go West and a DJ set from 80s icon Pat Sharp.

Advertisements
Preston Weekender advert

The event is part of a bank holiday weekend of entertainment in South Ribble to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, with the famous Leyland Festival occurring on Thursday 2 June.

Read more: A Winter’s Tale to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Councillor Paul Foster, Leader of South Ribble Borough Council, said: “It’s fantastic that we can finally bring this event to life.

Advertisements

“So many people were disappointed when last year’s event was cancelled, but we had to do what we needed to do to keep people safe.

“We’re absolutely delighted to bring an even bigger and better event to South Ribble in 2022 for everyone to enjoy as we get back to enjoying live music.

“If you’re looking for a perfect Christmas present for a loved one, or just want to treat yourself, get your tickets now!”

Read more: Regular LGBTQ+ events coming to Preston

Eighties superstar Tony Hadley has performed for over 40 years and regularly tours solo and with his band.

He started as the frontman for the New Romantic band Spandau Ballet in the 80s with their classic songs, ‘Gold’, ‘True’ and ‘Through the Barricades’.

Heaven 17 hits from the early 80s include ‘Temptation’ and ‘Come Live With Me’ from their albums Penthouse and Pavement and The Luxury Gap.

Read more: Fishwick creative makes beautiful seascapes inspired by the Hebrides

Go West’s top 10 smashes include ‘King of Wishful Thinking’, ‘We Close Our Eyes’ and ‘Goodbye Girl’. The band are stronger than ever and have a 35-date tour planned for 2022, including Music In The Park.

Meanwhile, T’Pau, featuring Carol Decker, are sure to include the classic No. 1 chart ballad ‘China In Your Hand’ and ‘Heart and Soul’ in their set.

Ticket prices are £35 for standard entry and £55 for premium entry (plus booking fee). Premium ticket holders will benefit from fast track entry, access to artisan bars, upgraded toilets and a dedicated viewing area.

Read more: Preston Minster to give bags of kindness to those in need over the festive period

A limited amount of the tickets are available to pay for in instalments, allowing buyers to secure tickets with a deposit before paying the balance later.  

For tickets, visit – www.musicinthepark.live.



Read moreSee the latest Preston news and headlines

Advertisements
caritas fostering advert

Will you be attending? Let us know in the comments below

Share
Advertisements
caritas fostering advert
Preston in pictures Cherry Pie Cafe - Preston Market HallPickles of PrestonRoastPickles of PrestonArthur Strands - Preston Market HallAunty Dolly's CafeMark Williams Fishmonger - Preston Market HallArthur Strands - Preston Market Hall View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

    Advertisements
Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails