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Tickets on sale to make a B LOVE-ly Christmas gift!

News release 8384, published on 07 Dec 2018
Festival-goers can look forward to Basingstoke’s biggest weekend of live music, amazing art and family fun next July with the return of the B LOVE event.

Tickets are now on sale for the popular two-day entertainment extravaganza, as the finale to the eighth Basingstoke Festival in 2019, and will make a perfect Christmas present for music lovers.

Pick from a day or weekend ticket and get ready to enjoy a fantastic mix of live music, family entertainment and art in unusual places in War Memorial Park, Basingstoke on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July.

This year’s ticket prices will be frozen for those wishing to purchase their tickets before Friday 31 May, with adults paying £10 for a day and £15 for a weekend ticket. For just £2, young people aged between 13 and 17 years old can snap up a day ticket and £3 for a weekend ticket. A 7.5% booking fee applies.

After this date, adult tickets will be priced at £15 for a day and £23 for a weekend and £3 for a day ticket and £4.50 for a weekend ticket for those aged between 13 and 17 years old. A booking fee will apply.

Under 12s go free with a paying adult although they must have a ticket booked for them to enter the event.

This year thousands of people soaked up the sunshine and flocked to War Memorial Park to enjoy headliners Reef and Wilkinson as well as performances from local talent and a new magical forest area for youngsters.

Along with the B LOVE Forum, the borough council organises and subsidises the price of the festival tickets to ensure the music festival is good value for money for residents in the borough.

The Cabinet member responsible for arts and heritage Cllr Terri Reid said: “We’re excited to support the two-day B LOVE festival again in 2019 as we know how important a live festival in the park is to people in the borough and further afield.

“The countdown is on so get your tickets now to avoid disappointment and enjoy a weekend full of live music and entertainment for all ages.”

B LOVE is the finale event in the Basingstoke Festival programme which will take place between Friday 21 June and Sunday 7 July.

Basingstoke Festival is an annual arts festival designed to showcase the best of the arts locally, nationally and internationally. From music to dance, visual art to theatre, let the festival help you to ‘discover art in unusual places’.

To buy tickets and keep up-to-date with the line-up, visit http://blovemusic.com or follow Blovefestival on Facebook and @Blovefestival on Instagram and Twitter.

Artists, community and cultural organisations who would like to get involved in B LOVE should email festival@basingstoke.gov.uk.

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