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Give the Gift of Live Events this Festive Season

Posted on Monday 6th November 2023 at 16:40

Jimi Arundell

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Jimi Arundell


The season of giving is here, and what better choice to show someone you care than the gift of live entertainment?

We've put together a handy guide to some truly amazing events, that we think your nearest and dearest will love. So this festive season, treat your loved ones to an experience they'll never forget, and grab a ticket to an event today. 

But, if you're not seeing the right event for you, don't forget you can buy a Gigantic Tickets Gift Card so your recipient can pick the perfect event for themselves!








See the ultimate boy band in 2024

Multi-MOBO and BRIT Award winners JLS are back and touring throughout summer 2024! Grab your tickets with Gigantic right now!

📆 Tour Dates:

  • 28 June 2024: JLS – Newmarket Racecourses, Newmarket
  • 05 July 2024: JLS – Warwick Castle, Warwick
  • 06 July 2024: JLS – Dreamland, Margate
  • 09 July 2024: JLS – Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
  • 12 July 2024: Kew The Music - JLS – Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, London
  • 14 July 2024: JLS – The Quarry, Shrewsbury
  • 24 August 2024: JLS – Vivary Park, Taunton

Get your JLS tickets with Gigantic today!



Get ready for their Greatest Hits 2.0!

Busted are peak pop punk! Having just dropped their Greatest Hits 2.0 compilation album which saw them re-record all their best songs, they hit the road once again to play major headline shows.

📆 Tour Dates:

  • 19 July 2024: Busted – Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket
  • 20 July 2024: Busted – Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton Le Willows
  • 23 August 2024: Busted – Dreamland, Margate
  • 29 August 2024: Busted – Hitchin Priory, Hitchin

Get your Busted tickets with Gigantic today!


Jake Bugg

For fans of anthemic indie!

Nottingham songwriter Jake Bugg shot to No. 1 with his self-titled debut album and has broken into the Top 10 with every subsequent record including latest title Saturday Night, Sunday Morning. Join him when he plays shows in December.

📆 Tour Dates:

  • 11 December 2023: Jake Bugg – Lighthouse, Poole
  • 11 December 2023: Jake Bugg – The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA, Norwich
  • 11 December 2023: Jake Bugg – The Engine Shed, Lincoln

Get your Jake Bugg tickets with Gigantic today!


Tony Hadley

Hear classic covers and his smash hit singles

Spandau Ballet singer Tony Hadley announces The Big Swing Tour. It sees him play the greatest swing songs throughout March from a classic era of music plus exciting re-workings of his own smash hit singles.

📆 Tour Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Tony Hadley tickets with Gigantic today!


The Reytons

Grab tickets for a huge homecoming show!

This year saw The Reytons top the charts with their awesome second album What's Rock and Roll? They celebrate with a massive homecoming show which sees them takeover Clifton Park in Rotherham next summer!

📆 Tour Dates:

  • 06 July 2024: The Reytons – Clifton Park, Rotherham

Get your The Reytons tickets with Gigantic today!


Simply Red

Mick Hucknall and co. celebrate 40 years!

Led by Mick Hucknall, Simply Red are one of the best-selling bands of all time thanks to such smooth soul-pop songs as "Stars", "Fairground", "Holding Back the Years" and "If You Don't Know Me by Now". They invite you to revisit their hits on their 40th anniversary tour.

📆 Tour Dates:

CLICK HERE for complete listings.

Get your Simply Red tickets with Gigantic today!


Jess Glynne

The Grammy Award winner never fails to impress

Jess Glynne became the first British female artist to feature on seven number one singles! The "Hold My Hand" singer has announced just a handful of headline dates for summer 2024 – tickets on sale with Gigantic.

📆 Tour Dates:

  • 29 June 2024: Jess Glynne – The Wyldes, Week St Mary
  • 26 July 2024: Jess Glynne – Dreamland, Margate
  • 09 August 2024: Jess Glynne – Crystal Palace Bowl, Crystal Palace

Get your Jess Glynne tickets with Gigantic today!


Lucy Spraggan

Join the songwriter for "Tea and Toast" – plus much more!

Following the release of her latest album Balance, Scottish folk pop songwriter Lucy Spraggan embarks on a headline tour in May. Plus, you can see her play support for James Blunt throughout spring 2024.

📆 Tour Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Lucy Spraggan tickets with Gigantic today!


Sky Ferreria

Announced March 2024 tour!

Model, and actress and electro-pop singer Sky Ferreria looks set to finally release her long awaited follow up album Masochism. She unveils the eagerly awaited material when she hits the road in March.

📆 Tour Dates:

Get your Sky Ferreria tickets with Gigantic today!




Let's Rock!

The travelling retro fest!

Let's Rock! unites the best rock and pop acts of the 80s and takes them on the road. Catch the iconic retro festival series at multiple locations in 2024.

Event Dates:

  • 22 June 2024: Let's Rock! (Leeds) – Temple Newsam, Leeds
  • 29 June 2024: Let's Rock! (Exeter) – Powderham Castle, Exeter
  • 06 July 2024: Let's Rock! (Southampton) – Southampton Common, Southampton
  • 13 July 2024: Let's Rock! (Shrewsbury) – The Quarry, Shrewsbury

Get your Let's Rock! tickets with Gigantic today!


Vanlove Fest

The greatest assembly of the campervan community

Vanlove Fest unites the campervan and motorhome community for a great weekend experience. Plus, music from Ibiza Anthems with Ellie Sax, Movie Heroes Night and Survivors Convey.

Event Dates:

  • 19 – 21 July 2024: Vanlove Fest – Elvington Airfield, York

Get your Vanlove Fest tickets with Gigantic today!


Beam Me Up

The out of this world festival hits Lincoln and Oxford.

Beam Me Up hits The Drill in Lincoln plus the best independent venues of Oxford next summer, bringing the best alternative acts including Deadletter, The Rills, Snayx and Dolores Forever.

Event Dates:

  • 09 February 2024: Beam Me Up – The Drill, Lincoln
  • 10 February 2024: Beam Me Up – Various Oxford Venues, Oxford

Get your Beam Me Up tickets with Gigantic today!


Bearded Theory

First wave of acts announced!

Bearded Theory is renowned for its awesome line up of legacy acts and crucial artists. Jane’s Addiction, Amyl and the Sniffers, Future Islands, and Sleaford Mods will all make an appearance in 2024 – plus many more!

Event Dates:

Get your Bearded Theory tickets with Gigantic today!



Head to the Highlands for a big weekend!

Deacon Blue, Sugababes, Sophie Ellis-Bextor plus may more of your pop and rock faves will all appear at Belladrum. Take advantage of the payment plan and breakdown costs into easy instalments!

Event Dates:

  • 25 – 27 July 2024: Belladrum – Belladrum Estate, Inverness

Get your Belladrum tickets with Gigantic today!



For those that like it hard and heavy

Heavy metal festival Bloodstock boasts a mighty line up for 2024. Opeth, Architects and Amon Amarth preside over an intense roster of eardrum destroying bands.

Event Dates:

  • 08 – 11 August 2024: Bloodstock – Catton Park, Derbyshire

Get your Bloodstock tickets with Gigantic today!



See world class artists play in the heart of North London

Finsbury Park once again plays home to Wireless – offering the very best in pioneering acts and artists.

Event Dates:

  • 12 – 14 July 2024: Wireless – Finsbury Park, London

Get your Wireless tickets with Gigantic today!



Get ready to rock!

Independent classic rock festival Steelhouse sees the best bands from around the world play Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm in South Wales. Tickets for 2024 now on sale with Gigantic.

📆 Event Dates:

  • 26 – 28 July 2024: Steelhouse – Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm, Ebbw Vale

Get your Steelhouse tickets with Gigantic today!


Comedy, Theatre & Arts


The Devil Wears Prada

The hit comedy-drama is adapted for the stage

The Devil Wears Prada is a brand-new musical brought to you by superstar songwriter Elton John based on the blockbuster film and bestselling novel. It arrives at Dominion Theatre, London in October.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your The Devil Wears Prada tickets with Gigantic today!


Mean Girls: The Musical

It’s so fetch!

Get in loser, we’re going to the West End to see Mean Girls: The Musical! Cady Heron may have grown up on the wild African savanna – but can she survive savage high school life?

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Mean Girls: The Musical tickets with Gigantic today!


My Neighbour Totoro

The classic Studio Ghibli film comes to life on stage

Winner of six Olivier Awards – Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved children’s anime movie My Neighbour Totoro is now re-imagined as a stage show for The Barbican, London.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your My Neighbour Totoro tickets with Gigantic today!


Abba Voyage

Thank you for the music

Abba Voyage is a 90-minute musical adventure, enabling you to experience the music of Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid in an exciting new way via the latest motion capture technology. Now showing at ABBA Arena, London.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Abba Voyage tickets with Gigantic today!


Just For One Day

Bringing the world together through music once again

Just For One Day is the 26-cast stage production reliving the epic events of Live Aid. It tells the story of how the historical charity event came to be, and features the music that changed the world.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Just For One Day tickets with Gigantic today!


Brian Bilston & Henry Normal

Perfect poetic pairing

Brian Bilston greets his massive online following in person when he is joined by Henry Normal for exciting evenings of poetry and word play in the new year.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Brian Bilston & Henry Normal tickets with Gigantic today!


David Sedaris

The bestselling author and humourist hits the road

Writer and comedian David Sedaris won the Thurber Prize for American Humor for his collection Me Talk Pretty One Day and is best known for his witty Kerouacian book Naked.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your David Sedaris tickets with Gigantic today!



For those that take their comedy seriously

LaughterLoft raises the roof at The Black Horse in Leicester with series of hilarious comedy shows featuring the very best on the stand-up circuit. See the likes of Alfie Moore, Luisa Omielan and Laura Lexx in Leicester!

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Laughter Loft tickets with Gigantic today!


Just The Tonic

Start the new year the right way!

See side slitting comics and hilarious stand up with at Just The Tonic in Leicester, Birmingham, Reading, Derby and Nottingham when you get your tickets from Gigantic. Plus, there will be a NYE Comedy Special in select cities.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Just The Tonic tickets with Gigantic today!


Family & Experiences



The No. 1 music brand for kids!

KIDZ BOP sees family-friendly cover versions of your favourite pop songs sung by the stars of tomorrow. See the young performers play all around the UK in April.

Tour Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your KIDZ BOP tickets with Gigantic today!



A festival especially for the little people

Gloworm is a special weekend festival curated especially for children and toddlers. Look forward to games, activities and learning experiences – plus special guest appearances from stars of CBeebies.

Event Dates:

  • 16 – 18 August 2024: Gloworm – Holme Pierrepont Country Park, Nottingham

Get your Gloworm tickets with Gigantic today!


Hot Wheels Monster Trucks

Death-defying high-octane action!

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks brings the iconic toys to life for a jaw-dropping stunt show of giant leaps and epic stunts. Touring through January and February, you can see the action at First Direct Arena in Leeds, OVO Hydro at Glasgow, The O2 Arena in London and Manchester’s AO Arena.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Hot Wheels Monster Trucks tickets with Gigantic today!


Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out

An oinktastic brand new live show!

Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out brings everyone’s favourite TV character to life on stage at Theatre Royal Haymarket, London. Join Peppa and her family on a fun adventure at the zoo, on the beach and at a special party.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Peppa Pig's Fun Day Out tickets with Gigantic today!


The Gruffalo's Child

See The Gruffalo sequel brought to life

The Gruffalo's Child is the acclaimed stage production from the best-loved book by children’s favourite author Julia Donaldson. Come to Garrick Theatre in London to see the exciting tale in search of the Big Bad Mouse.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your The Gruffalo's Child tickets with Gigantic today!


The Smartest Giant In Town

A musical adaptation of the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

The Smartest Giant In Town is a heart-warming story about friendship and caring for those in need following the remarkable adventures of George the giant. The family friendly musical arrives at Little Angel Theatre in December.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your The Smartest Giant In Town tickets with Gigantic today!


Monet's Garden

Experience the genius of the abstract impressionist at this dazzling exhibition

Monet's Garden is an exciting immersive experience coming to Arches London Bridge in March. See the work of Claude Monet with state-of-the-art technology, enabling you to enjoy and appreciate it in a thrilling new way.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Monet's Garden tickets with Gigantic today!


Direct from Graceland: ELVIS

Get close to The King with this amazing exhibition!

Direct from Graceland: ELVIS gives a fascinating insight into the life and career of Elvis Presley. From iconic on-screen costumes to personal effects, this intimate collection of items and artifacts has attracted fans of The King from around the world.

Event Dates:

CLICK HERE for full listings.

Get your Direct from Graceland tickets with Gigantic today!



The essential event for passionate fans and collectors

Em-Con is the major midlands event for fans of fantasy, SF, movies, and comics! The two day celebration includes autographs and photoshoots with celebrities and stars of the screen.

Event Dates:

  • 08 June 2024: Em-Con – Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Nottingham
  • 09 June 2024: Em-Con – Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Nottingham

Get your Em-Con tickets with Gigantic today!

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