Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott tickets

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott Tickets

Bedgebury Pinetum & Forest, Goudhurst, Kent
Saturday 16th Jun 2018 6:00pm
Maximum of 8 tickets
No age restriction

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£37.35 inc. booking fee

£33.50 face value

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Any child aged 6 or over requires a full price ticket. Children aged 5 and under can attend free of charge and do not require any form of ticket.

Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian (18 or over) and supervised at a maximum ratio of 1 adult to 8 children.

Entry may be refused without valid proof of age (photocopy of passport or birth certificate is accepted).

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-6JSE59

Performing Artists

  • Gates: 6:00pm
  • Begins: 7:30pm

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’ (’14) and ‘Wisdom, Laughter and Lines’ (’15).

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.

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Address

Bedgebury Road
Goudhurst, Kent
UK
TN172SJ

Accessibility Information

Disabled visitors

A viewing platform is available. Places on the viewing platform cannot be reserved or guaranteed.
The disabled car park is not limited to badge holders but priority will be given to them. The disabled car park is approximately 100 metres from the viewing platform along compacted gravel and grass paths.
Disabled toilets are available in the toilet block and inside the arena. Registered assistance dogs are permitted, but the live sound may disturb the animal. No other dogs are allowed on site.
Lasers and strobe lighting may be used as part of the performance. See our Access Information or contact box office on 03000 680400.

The venue

Concert timings

Concert car parks open at 4pm. The arena opens at 6pm, with live music starting at about 7.30pm and finishing about 10.30pm. These times are approximate; the latest updates on running times will be posted here approximately 2 weeks before the concert.

Site opening times

A site entrance fee to Bedgebury Pinetum applies before 4pm. Free access to concert car parks from 4pm.

Seating

This is an outdoor venue. Seating is not provided or reserved. You are welcome to bring folding picnic chairs or rugs. If a standing area has been designated directly in front of the stage, seating brought into the venue will not be allowed in this area.

Food & drink

A full licensed bar and a variety of hot food outlets are available. Please note bar and food outlets do not accept card payments.
You are welcome to bring picnics, but please check the terms and conditions carefully as some items are not permitted in the arena.

General information

What to wear

We advise that you wear suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor event. Unfortunately, we cannot permit umbrellas to be taken into the arena.

Cash points

The nearest cash point is in at the Northbound BP carage, hurst Green (3 miles away).

Telephones

The nearest public pay phone is about 1 mile down the B2079 towards
Goudhurst. Most mobile networks have coverage at this venue.

Local accommodation

The nearest campsites are:
Bedgebury Camping, tel 01580 213487
Tanner Farm Park, Marden, tel 01622 832399
Cedar Gables, Flimwell, tel 01580 890566
Woodlands, Biddenden , tel 01580 291216
T&J Motel, Filmwell tel 01580 879494

For more options visit Bedgebury Pinetum web page accommodation guide.

How to get there

Directions to Bedgebury Pinetum

On the B2079 between Goudhurst and the A21. Postcode: TN17 2SJ

Travel info

Sufficient car parking for visitors is provided on site. Vehicles should not
be left overnight in the car parks. Please consider the environment and car share where possible. Early arrival advised especially on Fridays due to peak time traffic on the A21. Car parks open at 4pm for both concerts.

The nearest train stations are Etchingham (on the Hastings line from
Charing Cross or London Bridge). Alternatively, Tunbridge Wells, Frant
and Wadhurst (on the Hastings line) and Staplehurst and Marden (on the
Ashford line) are also nearby.

If you are arriving by taxi or being dropped off, make sure you have
made arrangements for your return journey in advance.
For details of local taxi companies please contact Tunbridge Wells TIC, tel 01892 515675.

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