Big Top latest: Father’s Day offer for Sounds of the 60s

Telford & Wrekin Council today (Mon 11 June) announced a special Father’s Day offer for one of its Big Top shows to mark this year’s Telford 50 celebrations.

Big Top latest: Father’s Day offer for Sounds of the 60s

All tickets for the Sounds of the 60s show on Monday August 6 will be priced just £17 until midnight on Father’s Day, Sunday June 17. 

Events at the 1,000 seater Big Top in the Fields in Trust QEII Town Park Arena will run from 4-19 August, marking a special double birthday of 50 years of Telford and 50 years of Oakengates Theatre @ The Place.

It will feature 14 spectacular shows – bringing a diverse range of entertainment to the Telford public including music, comedy, dance and children’s shows.

The Big Top will be sponsored by Telford Centre and the Father’s Day offer for the Sounds of the 60s Show allows customers to take advantage of a reduction of as much as £4 per ticket.

The Sounds of the 60s show has been wowing audiences around the world, selling out and headlining venues from the London Palladium to Old Trafford in Manchester.

It features a band called The Zoots who reproduce the sixties beats that everyone loves – including legendary songs by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, Elvis Presley and dozens more.

National critics have described The Zoots as “impressive”, “authentic” and “impossible not to like”.

Councillor Rae Evans, Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet member for People Services, Tourism and Partnerships, said: “The Big Top events represent a fantastic way to celebrate Telford’s landmark birthday and I feel we really do have a fantastic array of shows lined up.

“I am delighted that we are able to mark Father’s Day with an offer of reduced admission fees for the brilliant Sound of the 60s show – this is a one off opportunity for music lovers to snap up tickets at a reduced price.”

A flavour of the Sounds of the 60s show put on by The Zoots can be watched here

A full programme of events at the Big Top is as follows: 

Sat 4 Aug: Tenor Russell Watson

Sun 5 Aug: Scheherezade and 1001 Nights

Mon 6 Aug: Sounds of the 60s

Tue 7/Wed 8 Aug: Dinosaur World Live

Tue 7 Aug: Supersonic 70s Show

Wed 8 Aug: Dara O’Briain

Thu 9 Aug: 80s Mania

Fri 10 Aug: Boyzlife

Sat 11 Aug: Al Murray

Tue 14 Aug: Family Music Festival

Wed 15 Aug: SClub, 5ive, East 17

Thu 16 Aug: Collabro

Fri 17 Aug: Doreen’s Naughty Bits

Sat 18 Aug: Big Sing Gospel Voices

Tickets for the shows can be purchased by calling the Box office on 01952 382382 or online

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