MUSICIAN and BBC radio presenter Mike Read will open the Sue Ryder hospice Picnic at the
MUSICIAN and BBC radio presenter Mike Read will open the Sue Ryder hospice Picnic at the Proms on September 12.
The line-up of musical acts include David Buckingham, Custom Guitar Rebels and Opera Anywhere. David is a classical and flamenco guitarist and has performed with Placido Domingo and The Gipsy Kings and regularly works at The Royal Opera and Royal Ballet.
Custom Guitar Rebels is a covers band featuring former Springfields guitarist, Andy Marlow, while Opera Anywhere perform unique versions of operas old and new.
The performances will be followed by a live screening from the Royal Albert Hall of end of The Proms. This is the final week to buy tickets at £20. Those that buy before August 31 will be entered into a prize draw to win a Proms Picnic package, which includes: a chauffeur driven Jaguar XE to and from the event, a luxury hamper for four, a bottle of Laurent Perrier champagne and two extra Proms Picnic tickets.
The draw will be made on September 1 and the winner will be notified by phone. T&Cs apply, available on request. From September 1 tickets cost £25 for an adult, £10 for children under 16 or £20 a head for groups of ten or more. A free drink is included with every adult ticket. Gates open at 5.30pm for 7pm start. For tickets, visit www.sueryder.org/picnicattheproms