Party in the Park

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Party in the Park is the generic name given to music concerts organised by various radio stations and local authorities and groups in the United Kingdom, typically in large parks during the summer, however it is also used to refer to a family orientated event where people can literally have a Party in the Park.

Birmingham Party in the Park[edit]

Every year the founders of the non profit group "Birmingham promotions" and the Facebook sharing group "Birmingham has talent" come together with regional unsigned acts to revive the "Party in the Park" feeling. Providing up to three stages with over 33 acts and bands playing throughout the day, it has become the summer festival for the unsigned scene. Spokesmen for the group are actively trying to include local live music venues for the following years audition stages and encourage the live music community to support its efforts in keeping live music in the west midlands alive.

Leeds' Party in the Park[edit]

An annual free event, held in Leeds on the grounds of Temple Newsam by Leeds City Council and 96.3 Radio Aire,[1][2] it takes place each year the day after Opera in the Park at the same location and attracts around 70,000 people.[3]

In 2011, tickets for Party in the park were prioritised for people with a Leeds postcode since it was an event held by Leeds City Council and alsohad overwhelming demand for tickets from all over West Yorkshire.[4]

In 2013 Leeds city council announced that the tickets will no longer be free, they will be priced at up to £10 each.[5]

Previous artists to perform: Westlife, Busted, Mcfly, Olly Murs, The entire cast of Interface Contracts, The Musical, The Wanted, Kelly Rowland, Peter Andre, JLS, 5ive, Scouting for Girls, The Saturdays, Jason Donovan, Craig David, Damage, Pixie Lott, Girls Aloud, The Baseballs, Chicane, Ross Copperman, Alesha Dixon, Cher Lloyd, Jay Sean, Shayne Ward, Alexandra Burke, Alyssa Reid, Conor Maynard, Cover Drive, DJ Fresh, Labrinth, Little Mix, Marcus Collins, One Direction, Chris Hapgood, Professor Green, Stooshe, Tulisa Contostavlos, Wretch 32, Inna.

Former Events[edit]

Global Radio's Party in the Park[edit]

Party in the Park was a fundraiser event for the Prince's Trust, but was cancelled in 2005 due to the Live 8 concerts, when the Prince's Trust received £1.6 million in compensation from the Live 8 text message hotline.

UTV Radio's Party in the Park[edit]

Party in the Park was cancelled in 2006 by UTV Radio, due to an insight of the recession in the United Kingdom.

Orion Media's Party in the Park[edit]

Performers who have participated in the Hyde Park event[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PITP 2008 in Leeds
  2. ^ Benfield, Chris (26 July 2009). "Free opera and pop pulls in crowds". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  3. ^ http://www.radioaire.co.uk/party-sponsorship/
  4. ^ Template:UK.http://www.radioaire.co.uk/pitp-tickets
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ PITP in Bradford
  7. ^ PITP in Swansea by THE WAVE

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