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.
Leeds' Party in the Park
An annual free event, held in Leeds on the grounds of Temple Newsam by Leeds City Council and 96.3 Radio Aire, it takes place each year the day after Opera in the Park at the same location and attracts around 70,000 people.
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.
In 2013 Leeds city council announced that the tickets will no longer be free, they will be priced at up to £10 each.
Previous artists to perform: Westlife, Busted, Mcfly, Olly Murs, 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, Professor Green, Stooshe, Tulisa Contostavlos, Wretch 32, Inna.
Global Radio's Party in the Park
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
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
in Cannon Hill Park by 96.4FM BRMB (due to BRMB's sale to Orion Media, Party in the Park was going to be reintroduced to Birmingham in 2010 but was axed in favour of brmb Live at the LG Arena in November 2010)
Performers who have participated in the Hyde Park event
- PITP 2008 in Leeds
- Benfield, Chris (26 July 2009). "Free opera and pop pulls in crowds". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- PITP in Bradford
- PITP in Swansea by THE WAVE