Pitch Up and Dance at Forest Concerts

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Thursday 17 January 2013

Enjoy live music from some of the world’s largest international artists at the Forestry Commission’s annual concert series, Forest Live, by pitching up on a Camping in the Forest Site.

Pop icon Blondie, singer-songwriter Paloma Faith and Irish band The Script are all confirmed for the summer season and will tour around some of the Forestry Commission’s most beautiful woodland.

Holidaymakers can buy tickets to watch Blondie during June and July and enjoy inexpensive accommodation at nearby Thorpe, Christchurch, Postern Hill, Bracelands, and Spiers House Camping in the Forest Sites.

The Script and Paloma Faith fans will also be able to enjoy camping at Camping in the Forest’s Thorpe Site. The popular music acts will take to the stage on select dates during June and July.

Tickets are just £36 per person for The Script and Blondie and £32 per person for Paloma Faith. (subject to a booking fee). Book a ticket now from the Forestry Commission box office, by calling; 03000 680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music

Camping in the Forest has 20 sites each located on Forestry Commission land, in idyllic locations across the UK.

When holidaymakers are taking a break from the music; there is a huge range of onsite activities available onsite including fishing, cycling, archery, horse riding, climbing, water sports and forest walks.

Bob Hill, Sites Director, said: “All of our Camping in the Forest Sites are located in woodland locations and they’re in the perfect proximity to the Forestry Commission’s concert arenas.

“For a true forest experience, why not pitch up with us? Enjoy the music and the great outdoors all rolled into one!”

Book a pitch at a Camping in the Forest Site by calling; 0845 130 7633 or 024 7647 5426 or online; www.campingintheforest.co.uk

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Editorial notes:

  1. Camping in the Forest is a partnership between the Forestry Commission and The Camping and Caravanning Club.
  2. Camping in the Forest operates entirely within the Forestry Commission Estate and provides Camping holidays at 20 stunning locations in England, Scotland and Wales.
  3. www.campingintheforest.co.uk