British Summer Time 2016

Friday 1st to Sunday 10th July 2016
Hyde Park, Park Lane, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, W2 2UH, England MAP
from £59.50 - £72 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 65000
last updated: Fri 8th Jul 2016

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AEG Live's event the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time returns to Hyde Park for a fourth time, with shows announced from Friday 1st until Sunday 10th July 2016.

As well as the huge ticketed headliners, the midweek activities will return with free access for park visitors to enjoy film, music, sport and literature.

Line-up

Massive Attack with Tricky are to headline on Friday 1st July. They will be supported on the line-up by Young Fathers, Patti Smith & her band, Ghostpoet, TV on the Radio, Warpaint, Loyle Carner, Shura, Balthazar, and more.

Florence + The Machine with support from Kendrick Lamar, Jamie XX, Cat Power, Kamasi Washington, Todd Terje & The Olsens, Blood Orange, Polica, Georgia, Kelsey Lu, Khruangbin, Gabriel Bruce, Gwilym Gold, and Cloves, appear on Saturday 2nd July.

Carole King will play Tapestry in full, followed by a selection of other hits on Sunday 3rd July with support from Don Henley formerly of The Eagles, and King's own daughter, Louise Goffin.

On Thursday 7th July promoters Goldenvoice will curate Pop Up In The Park, a musical showcase - an evening of the UK's hottest up and coming alternative acts featuring The Wytches, Spring King, The Magic Gang, Shame, and Dream Wife. Tickets for the show are priced at £10 plus booking fees, from here.

Mumford & Sons headline on Friday 8th July with Wolf Alice, Alabama Shakes, Mystery Jets, Nick Mulvey, Baaba Maal, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Mt. Desolation, Matthew and the Atlas, Modern Pleasure, Rukhsana Merise, The Strumbellas, Borns, The Very Best, Beatenberg, and Baio, also confirmed for that day.

Take That top the bill on Saturday 9th July with support from Olly Murs, Ella Eyre, Jamie Lawson, Nathan Sykes, Grace, Bright Light Bright Light, Ekkah, KStewart, Girl Friend, Jerry Williams, Allie X, and Sam Wills.

Stevie Wonder will bring 'Songs In The Key of Life' with his only European Show headlining on Sunday 10th July 2016 with support from acts including Pharrell Williams, Corinne Bailey Rae, KING, Charlie Wilson, JP Cooper, Jamie Woon, Omar, Allen Stone, Gallant, Kiko Bun, Tom Misch, and Tom Walker.

More acts for all days are to be announced soon as part of the event. AEG Live's event the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time returns to Hyde Park for a fourth time.

For the British Summer Time line-up details, see the British Summer Time line-up page.

Tickets

Tickets have sold out.

Tickets were priced the same for Florence + The Machine, Massive Attack, and Mumford & Sons priced as follows:
£59.50 General Admission
£69.50 Priority Entry
£89.50 Premium View
£129.50 Barclaycard VIP Summer Garden
£199.50 The Terrace

Ticket Prices (Including booking fee) for Take That:
£72 General Admission
£83 Priority Entry
£109 Premium View
£193 Barclaycard VIP Summer Garden
£329 The Terrace
£275 Diamond Circle

Tickets were priced as follows for Carole King:

£65 General Admission
£75 Priority Entry
£125 Premium View
£149 Barclaycard VIP Summer Garden
£249 The Terrace
£249 Diamond Circle
£60 Guardian Ticket (1 adult 1 child The Ticket Factory and AXS only)

Open House

During the week BST offers an Open House – a host of weekday activities in between two weekends of musical line-ups. On offer will be FREE open-air movie nights and Wimbledon screenings, street food stalls, daytime DJs, live music and entertainment, free badminton sessions, ping pong and much more. Not to mention the Barclaycard Betterview platform offering amazing views of Hyde Park and London's skyline from 100ft above the ground - for free!

There will also be a Street Food Market, and from Tuesday, 5th July to Thursday, 7th July, The Royal Parks will be hosting its very first Horticulture Show offering a selection of educational talks, horticulture discussions and demonstrations, and a chance to meet the park teams and friends who support the parks. Budding horticulturalists, photographers, jam makers and bakers will have their entries judged on Tuesday, 5th July, followed by two days of talks and demonstrations.

Plus flying trapeze lessons with Gorilla Circus Flying Trapeze School. The only outdoor flying trapeze school in the UK is back for a second year at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.

More info

British Summer Time is the first big event in Hyde Park since AEG Live won the tender to host concerts there. The event includes a village green with a pub and farmers' market. Plus real lavatories, an outdoor pool bar, bistros, restaurants and cocktail bars.

There'll be more information here when available.



Friday 1st to Sunday 10th July 2016
Hyde Park, Park Lane, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, W2 2UH, England MAP
from £59.50 - £72 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 65000
last updated: Fri 8th Jul 2016


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