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Tiny flags and fresh strawberries at the ready – Dreamland is hosting its first ever proms in the park this June.

In a first for the vintage amusement park, Dreamland will present its very own Proms starring The BBC Big Band and Claire Martin OBE on Saturday 15th June.

Guests of all ages can enjoy the very best big band, jazz and swing music on the Scenic Stage – and enjoy Dreamland’s thrill rides – and chill with their own picnic from just £15 a ticket or opt for Golden Circle seated tickets or VIP packages.

The internationally renowned BBC Big Band will be led by conductor Barry Forgie and will be joined by featured vocalist Claire Martin OBE. The show offers a great family night out, mixing the nostalgia of the jazz age and big band era with modern classics and pop culture.

BBC Big Band

Widely regarded as the world’s leading and most versatile orchestra, The BBC Big Band consistently delights audiences old and new through their radio broadcasts and live performances. Stalwarts of the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms In The Park at Hyde Park and numerous festivals, the BBC Big Band is probably best known for its show Big Band Special on BBC Radio 2, as well its appearances on BBC Radio 3’s Jazz Line Up.

This June, they will be joined by BBC Radio 3 presenter and award-winning jazz singer Claire Martin OBE, often cited as ‘one of the finest jazz singers in the world today’.

With multiple food and drink options available on the park, guests will be able to nibble, sip and sway to the tantalizing tunes all evening.

Claire Martin OBE

Tickets to Dreamland Proms are just £15 plus booking fee and include access to the event and Dreamland’s rides, and guests can bring in their own picnics. There are also Golden Circle tickets with deck chair seating and a private bar, as well as VIP packages with a Champagne supper and private viewing platform.

Laze on the grass and let the sounds of the beloved BBC Big Band wash over you this summer.

The BBC Big Band will appear at Dreamland Margate on Saturday 15th June at 6pm. Tickets are £15 plus booking fee and are on sale now. Limited Dreamland Members, Golden Circle and VIP Tickets are also available.

Visit dreamland.co.uk/events for more information.

For further enquiries, please contact PR & Content Manager Sinead Hanna at Sinead.hanna@dreamland.co.uk

BBC Big Band live

About Dreamland Margate

Dreamland Margate is the UK’s most picture-perfect amusement park and a world-class visitor attraction offering all the fun of a festival for the whole family. Opposite the golden sands of Margate (Kent), Dreamland gives visitors all ages the chance to experience stunning vintage rides, pop-up entertainment, art installations and eclectic street food, and boasts a year-round programme of live music and events.

Since re-opening in 2017 after additional investment, Dreamland has been delivering exciting experiences for international visitors across its estate. In addition to the vintage amusement park, there is also a roller room and diner, 1,000 capacity music venue (Hall By The Sea), children’s soft play centre (Octopus’s Garden), seafront pub (Cinque Ports), and amusement arcade. Dreamland celebrates its 100th birthday in 2020.

With excellent road and rail links, Dreamland Margate in less than 90 minutes from central London and is a major part of the on-going transformation of Margate into one of the UK’s trendiest seaside towns. For more information, visit dreamland.co.uk

Dreamland opens for the season on 6th April 2019 and is currently free to enter. Guests wishing to ride can either pay per ride or purchase wristbands (from £12) in advance online. Annual Dreamland Membership starts from £50 and includes unlimited rides and use of the Roller Room, exclusive food and drink discounts and special offers on ticketed events.

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