King's Lynn Festival tickets rush
ALISON CROOSE There is already a rush for tickets for this summer's King's Lynn Festival with concerts by Aled Jones, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Young Musician, Nicola Benedetti, likely to be early sell-outs.
There is already a rush for tickets for this summer's King's Lynn Festival, with concerts by Aled Jones, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Young Musician Nicola Benedetti likely to be early sellouts.
Despite the big demand for tickets for the festival - which runs from July 17-30 - there will be seats available for all events when general ticket sales begin with postal bookings today.
Festival administrator Joanne Mawson said there had been huge interest in the recently-released festival brochure, and priority bookings by Friends of the Festival were up on last year's very good figures.
You may also want to watch:
"We are delighted with the response but there will be plenty of tickets available for all events when postal booking begins," she said.
The festival will open on July 17 with an evening of brass band classics by the Black Dyke Band. Among the personalities taking part will be BBC world affairs editor John Simpson, whose talk about topical issues on July 18 is expected to be an early sellout, and historian David Starkey, who will be in Lynn on July 24.
- 1 Bar splashes out £500,000 on outdoor dining area
- 2 Police action over 'slavery' flag flying in Norwich garden
- 3 Owners put Tudor mansion wedding venue up for sale for £3.9m
- 4 Boss who boasted of lavish lifestyle is bankrupt with £100k debts
- 5 'It was divine' - Why this seafood platter is receiving rave reviews online
- 6 Former car showroom could make way for 146 student flats
- 7 'Shocked' couple almost given wrong Covid jab
- 8 Why teacher was right to report Confederate flag to police
- 9 Former pubs, schools and leisure centres among arson-hit sites
- 10 'This is nature' - Sadness as cathedral peregrine chick dies
Violinist Benedetti, 17, from Scotland, who has been in the public eye since her success in last year's BBC competition, is proving a big draw. She will team up with the European Union Chamber Orchestra for a concert at St Nicholas' Chapel on July 19.
Postal bookings must be sent to the festival office at 5 Thoresby College, Queen Street, King's Lynn, PE30 1HX. For more information, call 01553 767557.