Friday 30 March 2012

CRYSTAL PALACE GARDEN PARTY: Rick Wakeman, Hawkwind, The Strawbs...

2 Day Festival of Rock & Pomp in the Crystal Palace Park Bowl
Saturday 23 June and Sunday 24 June 2012

Saturday 23 June: Rick Wakeman, Hawkwind, Focus, The Strawbs, Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash and more followed by
Sunday 24 June: Jubilee PROMS with The London Gala Symphony Orchestra and more to be announced
(more day by day information below)

Location: Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Road, Upper Norwood, London SE20 8DT

Visit the website to be mailed further details including ticket prices prices etc

Famous for it's legendary '70's – 80’s rock concerts and 'Proms In The Park', in June 2012 both the rock and the pomp returns to the stunningly beautiful and easily accessible Crystal Palace Park bowl for a 2 day event in the park's Concert Bowl; a natural and picturesque amphitheatre set beside a scenic lake that has a fine tradition as a music festival space. Previously fielding the likes of Rock and music Legends: Pink Floyd, Yes, Jeff Beck, Santana, the Beach Boys, Rod Stewart and Bob Marley and the Wailers and many others, as well as the Cure more recently.

Saturday sees rock return to it's 70's – 80’s roots with legendary keyboard maestro Rick Wakeman (pictured), Hawkwind, Focus, Martin Turners Wishbone Ash and more to be confirmed, whilst Sunday sees a celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with classical music in the form of a Jubliee Proms - featuring The London Gala Symphony Orchestra with the stunningly beautiful and talented soloist Juliette Pochin (pictured). The event will also feature other musical and fun distractions and continue the park's other great tradition of PROMS music in this terrific space.

In addition to the music both days will also feature an array of other attractions, including comedy and Shakespeare excerpts in the maze, funfair rides, performance artists, many other fun attractions and diversions as well as a mouth watering selection of food and drink.

day by day:

Saturday 23 June
doors open at 1:00pm with live music from 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Rick Wakeman, Hawkwind, Focus, The Strawbs, Martin Turners Wishbone Ash with more to be added.

Sunday 24 June
doors open at 2:00pm with live music from 3:00pm - 10:00pm
London Gala Symphony Orchestra with soloist Juliette Poch, more to be confirmed

Tickets available soon via Ticket Master and The Churchill and Fairfield Halls Theatres.

Alcohol will be on sale and ID will be required. Children must be accompanied at all times by parent or Guardian.
Disabled Access Easy Access available

This event does not have camping but there is a caravan park adjacent to the park there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

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