BBC Proms in the Park 2015

 
 
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BBC Proms in the Park 2015The Jacksons headline Britain's largest classical music event, the outdoor BBC Proms in the Park concert in Hyde Park, is a rousing alternative finale to two months of the BBC Proms for those unable to snare tickets to the Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. While the whole Last Night shebang is broadcast live on the BBC, nothing quite beats experiencing the biggest night in the classical music calendar under the stars in Hyde Park. Families and friends gather with picnic hampers and rugs for five hours of evening entertainment. Radio 2 DJs Tony Blackburn, Ken Bruce and Anneka Rice will be getting the party started from 5.30pm, joined by Britain's Got Talent finalists Jack Pack, American band The Mavericks, violinist David Garrett, and the cast of the hit musical Memphis, led by Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle. All that's before The Jacksons, trumpeter Alison Balsom, soprano Danielle de Niese and tenor Russell Watson appear on stage, followed by a sensational firework finale to cap things off.

 

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Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, wife of George II, took almost 300 acres from Hyde Park to form Kensington Gardens. The 350 acres that remained has become one of London's best-loved parks. More about Hyde Park

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Paddington Railway Station
 
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Mayfair Car Park
 
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    VENUE  Hyde Park 
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    PRICING  Free entry
    DATES  20th November 2015 to 3rd January 2016
    VENUE  Hyde Park 
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