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UPTON COUNTRY PARK CONCERT DATES

Our 2019 concert series takes place on Friday the 21st and Saturday the 22nd of June.

Tickets are available on our ticket page

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

Friday the 21st of June – Queen & ABBA

  • The car park will be accessible from 16:45
  • Arena gates will be open from 17:00
  • The first performance is scheduled to start at 19:00
  • The main performance is scheduled to finish between 22:10 & 22:20

Saturday the 22nd of June – Motown & Michael

  • The car park will be accessible from 16:45
  • Arena gates will be open from 17:00
  • The first performance is scheduled to start at 19:00
  • The main performance is scheduled to finish between 22:10 & 22:20
Please note, start times for performances may vary, so be sure to check your ticket for specific times. Performance end times may vary due to a number of factors.

AGE RESTRICTONS

All children aged 16 years and under need a Child ticket in order to attend.

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over at all times. A maximum of 3 children to 1 adult ratio allowed.

Age restrictions apply. Proof of age/ID may be required. The Challenge 25 policy is in place and anyone believed to be underage will be asked to provide identification of proof of age.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

Dress for the outdoors – bring something warm for later in the evening and a waterproof jacket. We highly recommend bringing a fold up chair if you would like to have a seat. Umbrellas are permitted at our venues, but we ask that you consider others when using them. Consider bringing a torch and/or high vis vest to wear if you are planning to walk home.
 Insect repellent may be useful.

SEATING

No seats are provided at the venue, so please bring along a chair or picnic blanket for your comfort.

DOGS

With the exception of assistance dogs, no animals of any kind are allowed into the concert site. Please do not leave pets in your car.

CASH

Please bring cash if you would like to buy food, drinks or merchandise from our vendors – sadly we are not able to accept credit or debit cards.

SMOKING

Smoking is only permitted within the designated areas to the rear and sides of the arena. Please be mindful of your fellow patrons and any possible fire risks when smoking in these areas.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Feel free to get your phone out and take a snap. Please do share on social media too. However, professional photography is prohibited. Tripods and audio visual or video recording equipment are not permitted in the arena. The music and performance are licensed and PRS compliant.

Photographs and video will be taken during this event for information and publicity purposes. For full details, please see our Terms & Conditions.

WILL THE CONCERT GO AHEAD IF IT’S RAINING?

Concerts will go ahead regardless of weather, except in circumstances where the conditions at the venue are deemed unsafe for the public and artists. We advise that you wear suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor event and bring an umbrella. In extreme circumstances, the concert might be delayed or shortened due to the poor weather conditions. Please note that in these circumstances we are unable to offer a refund.

CANCELLATION

Concerts will only be cancelled in extreme circumstances, otherwise every effort is made to proceed with the event. Any updates will be published on the website and via Facebook and Twitter. We will also use local media including BBC Radio Solent, the Dorset Eco and the Bournemouth Echo.

In the event that the concert is cancelled, a refund will be given.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

You may be subjected to body and/or bag searches at the entrances. Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities onsite, may be asked to leave.

You are NOT permitted to enter with the following:

ITEM
Aerosols
Airhorns and megaphones
Animals (other than assistance dogs)
Any goods for unauthorised trading
Any items which may cause danger, offence or disruption to any other person
Any items which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
Blowtorches
Disposable barbeques
Drones
Excessive amounts of cigarettes (more than personal consumption)
Fireworks/pyrotechnics
Flares/distress flares
Gazebos – Unless accompanied by a Gazebo Ticket and positioned in the designated area
Illegal substances
Legal highs
New psychoactive substances (NPS)
Nitrus oxide and any associated equipment (balloons, Co2 dispensers, cream dispensers)
Oversized lighters
Paper lanterns
Petrol burners
Portable laser equipment and pens
Sound systems
Spray cans
Unidentifiable substances
Unofficial tabards or reflective jackets
Any types of camping stoves or cooking equipment

Our security team are stationed around the arena. You will be asked to take any prohibited item(s) back to your car or allow for disposal.