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Monster Jam roars back into Cardiff in 2018! Exclusive pre-sale

Monster Jam® is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions. Celebrating 25 years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition.

Monster Jam features the most recognisable trucks in the world include Grave Digger®;, Max-D®;, El Toro Loco®, Monster Mutt®; and many more. Monster Jam events leave you on the edge on your seat as these competitors thrill fans with jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats.

Plus, enjoy unprecedented access to the stars of the show with an opportunity to meet the drivers and the chance to get up close to those breath-takingly big Monster Jam trucks at the exclusive Pit Party.

Experience the thrilling stunts and awesome power of the world's leading monster truck event, an unforgettable experience for the entire family. Take a peek at all the truck-tastic action below!

See Tickets customers have access to an exclusive 24 hour ticket pre-sale, so book now and be amongst the first to secure seats to the hottest action next May!

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Grand Designs Live Birmingham

Returning for five days of innovation, advice, talks, ideas and demonstrations, Grand Designs Live is a must-attend event, whether you are starting from scratch on a self-build project, renovating or redecorating your existing home or simply looking for finishing touches.

See Grand Designs guru Kevin McCloud and an array of industry experts on stage in lively and informative seminars as well as hearing from real life Grand Designers from the latest TV series. Plus, Piers Taylor, from BBC’s The House that 100k Built, will show you how to stretch your self-build budget to get the ultimate dream home.

Ask an Expert returns, with industry specialists offering free advice in every field, from financing projects, to architecture, interiors and much more! The show also offers free consultations for those tricky kitchen projects. Plus take home interior inspiration from The Grand Room sets, this year with a fun ‘TV’ theme.

With over 400 exhibitors set across six show sections covering Build, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Technology, Gardens and Interiors, you can discover new product launches and unique items that aren’t available on the high street as well as taking advantage of exclusive show discounts. Plus with the biggest selection of suppliers under one roof, you’ll find everything you need for your self-build or renovation project.

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Anne-Marie

With five UK charting singles already under her belt, including her feature on Clean Bandit's number one hit  'Rockabye' with Sean Paul, Anne-Marie has just announced an upcoming, headline tour across the UK. 

The brand new tour follows Anne-Marie's release of new single 'Heavy' which, unveiled just over a week go, has already accumlated over 1.6 million streams and is the perfect follow-up to solo hit 'Ciao Adios' - which secured an impressive number nine in the UK Single Charts this year. 

With her biggest headline shows to date, Anne-Marie's latest tour is unmissable. Tickets on sale now.

Tour Dates:

Monday 19th March - O2 Institute, Birmingham 

Tuesday 20th March - O2 Ritz, Manchester 

Thursday 22nd March - Roundhouse, London 

Tuesday 27th March - O2 Academy, Glasgow 

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Fatboy Slim

The last 12 months have been another year of firsts for Fatboy Slim…

 He played London’s O2 Arena for the first time on a revolving stage, Glastonbury saw him play a back-to-back set for the first time in many years, released a 7inch vinyl with an edible insert, as well as debut sets at techno festival Melt, Reading festival and a landmark show in Israel!  He even played in between Jamie Jones and Carl Cox at Futur Festival in Italy - which nobody saw coming.

Continuing his trend of firsts, Fatboy Slim has just announced a debut appearance at an iconic venue he has always wanted to perform at...Alexandra Palace. 

Join Fatboy Slim in Feburary as he takes Alexandra Palace by storm, tickets on sale now.

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Jamie Lawson

An international hit single. A Number One album. An Ivor Novello Award. Spotify streams: 110 million. YouTube views: 24 million. Social Followers: 180,000. And then, in 2017, a chance to make an album in one of Los Angeles’ most legendary recording studios, with an equally legendary producer.

Blowing up in 2015 with hit 'I Wasn't Expecting That', Jamie Lawson's self-titled album that followed went straight to number one in the UK album charts after signing with Ed Sheeran's very own record label. Now, Lawson is back with brand new album 'Happy Accidents' and, to celebrate the release, a headline UK tour as well.

Catch this unmissable singer-songwriter on his upcoming UK tour, tickets on sale now.

Tour Dates: 

Thursday 8th March - St Luke's, Glasgow

Friday 9th March - Manchester Cathedral, Manchester 

Sunday 11th March - Bristol Trinity, Bristol 

Monday 12th March - O2 Shepherd's Bush, London 

Tuesday 13th March - O2 Institute, Birmingham 

Thursday 15th March - 1865, Southampton 

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Dua Lipa

Her incredible year continues with the announcement of her headline UK arena tour, including a massive homecoming show at Alexandra Palace in London on Friday 20 April 2018.

The singer heralds the award for 'Best Breakthrough' artist from Glamour Awards and achieved an impressive number one spot in the UK Singles Chart for latest hit 'New Rules'; whilst her debut, self-titled album peaked at number five in the UK Album Charts. 

Join Dua Lipa on her biggest UK tour to date as she performs her number one hit and tracks from her debut album. 

Tour Dates:

 Saturday 14th April - O2 Apollo, Manchester 

Sunday 15th April - O2 Apollo, Manchester 

Tuesday 17th April - Genting Arena, Birmingham 

Wednesday 18th April - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff 

Friday 20th April - Alexandra Palace, London 

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Jake Bugg

Following the release of his fourth album, 'Hearts That Strain', Jake Bugg has announced a new run of acoustic shows starting in February next year.

At only 23 years old, the 2015 NME award winner for 'Best Male Artist' already has a discography of chart-topping and critically acclaimed hits, with his self-titled debut album achieving number one in the UK Album Charts in 2012 and previous album 'On My One' reaching number four in 2016. 

Watch Jake Bugg perform his latest album and previous hits on his upcoming 2018 tour. 

Tour Dates:

Wednesday 21st February - Sands Centre, Carlise 

Saturday 24th February - Colston Hall, Bristol 

Monday 26th February - London Palladium, London 

Monday 5th March - Albert Hall, Manchester 

Wednesday 7th March - Margate Winter Gardens, Margate 

Thursday 8th March - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry 

Friday 9th March - New Theatre, Oxford 

Sunday 11th March - O2 Guildhall, Southampton 

Monday 12th March - The Great Hall, Exeter 

Tuesday 13th March - Brighton Dome, Brighton. 

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Paloma Faith

Following the announcement of her long-awaited fourth album, 'The Architect', released in November, Paloma confirms a UK arena tour, which includes a night at London's O2 arena. The new album features an array of acclaimed co-writers, producers and collaborators including Sia & John Legend!

'The Architect' follows Paloma's two times platinum album 'A Perfection Contradiction', which features the chart-topping  'Only Love Can Hurt Like This' and 'Can't Rely On You'. 

Buy your tickets now to see the outstanding Paloma Faith perform her brand new album and well-loved hits in Spring 2018. 

Tour Dates: 

Friday 2nd March - First Direct Arena, Leeds

Saturday 3rd March - Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham 

Monday 5th March - Aberdeen BHGE Arena, Aberdeen 

Tuesday 6th March - Manchester Arena, Manchester 

Friday 9th March - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle 

Sunday 11th March - Bournemouth Int'nl Centre, Bournemouth 

Monday 12th March - Brighton Centre, Brighton 

Wednesday 14th March - The O2 Arena, London 

Saturday 17th March - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff 

Tuesday 20th March - Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool 

Wednesday 21st March - Genting Arena, Birmingham 

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Tom Grennan

With his autumn UK tour about to commence, Tom announces his biggest headline tour yet for March 2018. The tour will celebrate his debut album 'Lighting Matches', which comes as follow-up to his hugely successful EP 'Found What I've Been Looking For' released earlier this year. 

Join Tom Grennan on his upcoming tour to hear his latest album performed live. 

Tour Dates: 

Friday 29th September - The Globe, Cardiff

Tuesday 3rd October - Riverside, Newcastle 

Wednesday 4th October - Leaf, Liverpool 

Thursday 5th October - Sound Control, Manchester 

Friday 6th October - O2 Institute, Birmingham 

Friday 16th March - SWX, Bristol 

Saturday 17th March - O2 Institute, Birmingham 

Sunday 18th March - Waterfront, Norwich 

Thursday 22nd March - O2 Ritz, Manchester 

Saturday 24th March - Rock City, Nottingham 

Sunday 25th March - The Leadmill, Sheffield 

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Kew The Music 2018

The Gipsy Kings, The Human League & Jools Holland are the first confirmed headliners! 

Kew the Music is a glorious week-long festival of summer picnic concerts set within the stunning and iconic grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

The 2018 concerts run between Tuesday 10 July - Sunday 15 July with a fantastic line up that offers something for everyone.

A series of sensational summer evenings, with an eclectic mix of artists guaranteed to appeal to all generations of music lovers, the popular concerts make the perfect outing for the whole family to enjoy. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink, or to enjoy the open-air bars and tasty street food stalls.

The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonnino Baliardo
Wednesday 11 July

The legendary Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonnino Baliardo achieved world-wide recognition in 1988 with the release of their eponymous album which featured the global smash hits Bamboleo, Un Amor and Djoba Djoba. They won a Grammy in 2014 for their album Savor Flamenco. The band are all members of two related families from France and are credited for pioneering the sound of progressive flamenco worldwide

The Human League
Friday 13 July

Electro-pioneers and influential ground-breakers, The Human League are so credible it's incredible. In fact they're probably more highly regarded now than they were in 1981 when they released their landmark album Dare. With four Top 10 albums and eight Top 10 singles in the UK as well as two US Number 1 singles and over 30 million records sold worldwide; they are a sublimely peculiar and heady cocktail of pop, dance, glamour and electronics.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Sunday 15 July

Jools Holland, whose musical credits are both countless and stellar, returns to Kew the Music with another crowd pleasing show. A musical leviathan, Jools has been touring with his veritable musical army, the Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Gilson Lavis for more than 20 years and, once again, he will be joined by regular guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

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Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure

Disney On Ice has landed back in the UK with all your favourite characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Taking inspiration from the timeless worlds of Disney’s The Lion KingThe Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, and Disney’s Frozen you and your family will join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald, Goofy and Daisy and other favourite Disney characters on a magical journey on the ice.

Travel to African Pride Lands with Simba and friends, voyage to Ariel’s underwater kingdom and fly from London to Neverland with Peter Pan and Wendy to meet up with Tinker Bell. You’ll also travel to Arendelle for an extraordinary adventure with sisters Anna and Elsa, mountain man Kristoff and the huggable snowman Olaf.

Make sure you arrive early and don’t miss the pre-show party! Warm up before the main show at the fabulously fun Fit to Dance pre-show featuring Zootropolis, a cross-curricular activity that will give your children the chance to share the magical world of Disney On Ice in both the classroom and at home by creating their own imaginative stories and telling them through dance.

With plenty of upbeat music, lovable characters and unforgettable moments Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure will give you an experience your family will cherish forever! Tickets are available in Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester, London and Newcastle but tickets are selling fast so don't miss out!

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Wheeler Dealers Exclusive Premier at Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show

Discovery’s Wheeler Dealers to have exclusive UK premier at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery.

An exclusive screening of the new series of Discovery’s Wheeler Dealers, featuring show stalwart Mike Brewer with his new lead mechanic and co-host Ant Anstead, will be held at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, on Saturday 11th November.

The global classic car show will play the first episode of the 14th season for 200 guests in an after-hours screening at the NEC ‘season finale’. This will be the first-time audiences in the UK will have the chance to watch the new series with Mike and Ant in action.

Host Mike Brewer said: “Making Wheeler Dealers with a new partner and thousands of miles away from our native country is difficult, but the reward is bringing one of the world’s biggest and greatest car shows to the screen".

“We are immensely proud of our efforts and we are excited to share the new look Wheeler Dealers with a live UK audience for the first time ever.”

You are being given the chance to win two tickets to the screening in a prize draw which sees them automatically entered if they book their show tickets before Thursday 26 October. The lucky winners will join Mike and Ant as part of an exclusive audience to watch the first episode of the brand new series.

Enjoy a beer with the boys as we toast to the new era of Wheeler Dealers with an intimate Q&A session immediately after the screening including an appearance by the legendary designer of the vehicle featured in the show!

Mechanic and ‘new boy’ Ant added: “Joining Wheeler Dealers was like jumping into the deep end! We ran straight into filming and I’ve had to adapt quickly and roll my sleeves up and crack on. Just the way I like it!

 “I am super proud of the cars Mike and I have restored and the car show we are making. A lot of sacrifice, dedication, sweat, tears and passion has gone into this. And I know the true car fans will see that.”

To be in with a chance of winning tickets to this exclusive premiere, you need to simply book tickets to the UK’s biggest and best classic motor show before Thursday 26th October to enter this prize draw. For those that have already booked tickets to the show, they will automatically be entered into the prize draw.

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, returns to Birmingham’s NEC from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November. For more information, as well as all the ticket prices and booking details, visit www.necclassicmotorshow.com.

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Neighbourhood Festival 2017

Set in the heart of Manchester, multi-venue Neighbourhood Festival is returning on the 7th October to bring you only the best musical talent in some of Manchester’s finest venues.

Last year, the event was graced with big names such as Blossoms, Circa Waves and Louis Berry and this year is no different; with the hugely successful Peace and Ratboy headlining, alongside Jaws, Cabbage and Superfood.

The festival also prides itself on showcasing the best, upcoming and local talent - so much so, it has just announced 22 more artists such as IDLES, Francobollo and Man & the Echo.  

Buy your tickets now for a whole day of superb musical talent! 

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Steven Wilson

'A fervent and meticulous tribute to the very notion of the song itself… Steven Wilson is consciously rehabilitating an approach to pop music that, let’s face it, is long overdue a widespread revival. And, as with everything else, he does it better than most' - Prog 

Due to popular demand, Steven Wilson has announced a third date at the London Royal Albert Hall due to the quick sell out of his two London shows. 

With a five star review from Planet Rock, Steven Wilson's latest album 'To The Bone' has been a massive success both commericially and critically; hailed for it's gloriously soaring paean to the joys of everyday escapism. 

Join Steve Wilson on the 29th March 2018 in London and buy tickets now to avoid disappointment. 

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TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, Tina Turner didn't just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

One of the world's best-selling artists of all time, Tina Turner has won 11 Grammy Awards and her live shows have been seen by millions, with more concert tickets sold than any other solo performer in music history.

Featuring her much loved songs, TINA - The Tina Turner Musical is written by Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall and directed by the internationally acclaimed Phyllida Lloyd.

Presented in association with Tina Turner.

Tickets from just £23.40

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