Paloma Faith has announced a series of outdoor shows for Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series.
The singer will perform 7 shows in woodland locations this summer in support of her third album A Perfect Contradiction. The album has been certified platinum and spawned the hits Only Love Can Hurt Like This and Can’t Rely On You.
Talking about the shows Paloma said, “I am so excited to do the forest tour. I did it before and had such a wonderful time. We are very lucky in Britain to have such a beautiful and diverse landscape and I am excited to play for you there again. See you all in the summer.”
The full dates are:
Friday 19 June: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Glos.
Saturday 20 June: Bedgebury Pinetum, near Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Friday 26 June: Dalby Forest, near Pickering, N Yorks.
Sunday 28 June: Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, near Mansfield, Notts.
Friday 3 July: Delamere Forest, near Northwich, Cheshire.
Saturday 4 July: Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk.
Friday 10 July: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs.
Tickets: £38.50 (plus £3.85 booking fee) go on sale from 9.00am on Friday 23 January from the Forestry Commission box office tel: 03000 680400, or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music.
Income generated from ticket sales is spent on protecting, improving and expanding England’s forests and woodlands and increasing their value to people and wildlife. Over Forest Live’s 14 year history, money raised has contributed to a wide range of projects, from wildlife conservation to making improvements for visitors. Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission to bring forests to new audiences.