About This Event
BBC Proms in the Park in Northern Ireland has secured Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, internationally acclaimed percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and sensational virtuoso violinist, Daniel Hope. The evening is further enhanced by one of the world’s biggest names in musical theatre, Ruthie Henshall. The multi-award winning singer and actress is best known for her lead roles in productions such as Chicago, Billy Elliot and Les Miserables which she has played on Broadway and London’s West End.
Fermanagh-born actor Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty), joins the stellar line-up and will be accompanied on the night by young harpist Richard Allen, one of the winners of the BBC Northern Ireland/Arts Council for Northern Ireland Young Musicians’ Platform Awards. The line-up is completed by an appearance of the acclaimed Irish ensemble, Anúna.
The concert is BBC Northern Ireland’s biggest outside broadcast event of the year. It offers both home-grown and international talent performing alongside the Ulster Orchestra under the baton of David Brophy.
Tickets for this year’s Proms in the Park in the grounds of Castle Coole, outside Enniskillen, have now been allocated by random draw. Over 40,000 ticket requests were received for this year’s event.
All public ticket holders will be required to use the free parking and shuttle-bus service that will operate between Enniskillen Airport and Castle Coole from 4.30pm onwards, with return shuttle-buses operating throughout the evening for anyone wishing to leave before the concert’s scheduled finishing time of 10.30pm. All cars are required to be removed from the airport parking site by 10.00am on Sunday.
For safety reasons, there will be no pedestrian access to Castle Coole for BBC Proms in the Park.
Concert goers are also reminded to dress appropriately for the weather and to bring all their tickets as they won’t be admitted without them.
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Viewers at home will be able to join in the excitement. On the night, audiences to the BBC Red Button can see a curated offering of highlights from Castle Coole and the three other Proms in the Park venues, available for 30 days thereafter on BBC iPlayer. And the BBC network television services will link with Castle Coole, County Fermanagh, with live coverage of key moments from the evening’s entertainment. Highlights programmes will be recorded for later transmission on BBC NI television, BBC Four and the BBC iPlayer. Selected extracts from Castle Coole will also be available on BBC You Tube and the entire concert will also be broadcast live throughout the evening on BBC Radio Ulster from 7.30pm, presented by John Toal, and online for audiences at home and around the world.