Party in the Park


Party in the Park

Party in the Park is the generic name given to popular music concerts organised by GCap Media in England and Wales, typically in various large parks during the summer. The concerts were all fundraisers for the Prince's Trust, and attracted audiences in the thousands.

The Party in the Park event was cancelled in 2005 due to the Live 8 concerts, when the Prince's Trust received £1.6 million in compensation from the Live 8 text message hotline.

It was cancelled again in 2006 when Capital who sponsored the event pulled out.

Events by location

*Birmingham
in Cannon Hill Park by 96.4 BRMB

*Brighton
in Preston Park by Southern FM

*Cardiff
in Bute Park by Red Dragon FM

*London
in Hyde Park by Capital Radio

*Leeds
on Temple Newsam Estate by 96.3 Radio Aire

*Oxford
in South Park by Fox FM

*Southampton
on Southampton Common by Power FM, called 'Power in the Park'

*Swansea
in Singleton Park by 96.4 FM The Wave with 'Stars in the Park' by Swansea Sound on the preceding day (neither of which are part of GCap Media)

Performers who have participated in the Hyde Park event (Incomplete lists)

*2003:Atomic Kitten:Avril Lavigne:Beyoncé Knowles:Blue:Busted:Craig David:Daniel Bedingfield:Dannii Minogue:David Gray:Emma Bunton:Gareth Gates:Girls Aloud:Kym Marsh:Liberty X:Meat Loaf:Melanie C:Mis-Teeq:Nelly Furtado:Shania Twain:Simply Red:Sugababes

*2002:A1:Ashanti:Atomic Kitten:Beverley Knight:Blue:Bryan Adams:The Calling:Darius Danesh:Darren Hayes:Enrique Iglesias:Gabrielle:Gareth Gates:Ja Rule:Liberty X:Lighthouse Family:Michelle Branch:Mis-Teeq:Natalie Imbruglia:Ronan Keating:Shaggy and Rayvon:Shakira:Sophie Ellis-Bextor:Westlife:Will Young:Wyclef Jean

*2001:A1:Anastacia:Architechs:Atomic Kitten:BBMak:Blue:Catatonia:Craig David:Damage:David Gray:Destiny's Child:Eddy Grant:Emma Bunton:Geri Halliwell:Hear'Say:Jamiroquai:Lil Bow Wow:Nelly Furtado:Ricky Martin:Ronan Keating:Shaggy and Rayvon:Sisqó:Sugababes:Tom Jones:Usher:Wheatus:Wyclef Jean

*2000:All Saints:Backstreet Boys:Billie Piper:Bon Jovi:Christina Aguilera:The Corrs:Craig David:Destiny's Child:Sir Elton John:5ive:Honeyz:Kylie Minogue:Lionel Richie:Marti Pellow:Martine McCutcheon:Melanie C:Moloko:Queen:Ronan Keating:Savage Garden:Sisqó:Steps:Suggs:Travis:Truesteppers & Dane Bowers featuring Victoria Beckham:Westlife

*1999:Boyzone:The Brand New Heavies:The Corrs:Culture Club:Elvis Costello:Eurythmics:Gary Barlow:Geri Halliwell:Honeyz:Madness:Mark Morrison and Conner Reeves:Martine McCutcheon:Mike and the Mechanics:Ricky Martin:Ronan Keating:S Club 7:Shania Twain:Steps:Texas:UB40

*1998:All Saints:Del Amitri:Des'ree:Eternal:Gary Barlow:Julian Lennon:Lionel Richie:Louise:Lutricia McNeal:Natalie Imbruglia:Shania Twain:The Mavericks:Tom Jones:Ultra Nate

ee also

*List of music festivals in the United Kingdom
*Benefit concert


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