Ticket applications open for BBC Proms in the Park at Castle Coole

Ticket Applications Open for BBC Proms in the Park in Castle Coole, County Fermanagh
Published : 19 Jun 2017 Last update : 16 Jun 2017

Applications to BBC Proms in the Park at Castle Coole, can be made from 9am today until Monday, 10 July at 5.00pm.

This is the first time the event will be staged in County Fermanagh, and it will give local audiences the opportunity to join in the music-making spectacular that is the Last Night of the Proms.

Applications to BBC Proms in the Park at Castle Coole, can be made from 9am today until Monday, 10 July at 5.00pm.

To apply for tickets, and to find out more about ticketing arrangements for this event go to bbc.co.uk/tickets

Ticket allocation

Tickets will be allocated by random draw and will be distributed by an external company (Ticketmaster) on the BBC's behalf. Successful applicants will be notified by them shortly after the closing date for applications and will be required to pay a registration/administration charge of £1.50 per transaction. This will contribute to the costs associated with the printing, distribution and on-site verification of tickets.

You can apply for up to four BBC Proms in the Park tickets per household address. Duplicate applications will not be considered and tickets obtained by successful applicants should not be made available for sale. 

Please note that for reasons of audience safety, there will be no pedestrian access to the Castle Coole site. A free shuttle bus service will operate for all concert-goers from Enniskillen to Castle Coole – details of which will be included with people’s ticket/s. All usual arrangements will be in place for audience members with access requirements.

BBC Proms in the Park remains one of BBC Northern Ireland’s most ambitious, and popular outside broadcasts. Approximately 6,000 tickets will be available for the event at Castle Coole, Enniskillen.

The event is supported by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and Tourism Northern Ireland.

Now in its 16th year, this year’s BBC Proms in the Park Northern Ireland will bring together internationally acclaimed performers from home and around the world. They will be performing alongside the Ulster Orchestra under the baton of David Brophy, in a programme which combines classical and contemporary music and a few surprises.

This concert will be part of broadcast celebrations to mark the Last Night of the Proms, and will link music-making festivities at London’s Royal Albert Hall with BBC events around the UK. The BBC Proms is the largest classical music festival in the world, with over 90 events taking place across eight weeks in 2017 from July 14 – September 9.

BBC Proms in the Park in Northern Ireland will be presented on stage by Noel Thompson and Claire McCollum.

For more information visit the BBC Proms in the Park website at: bbc.co.uk/promsinthepark