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South Tyneside Festival 2022

Will Young

Will Young
Bents Park
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Free or £6 Priority Plus tickets (under 5s free)

Will Young will headline the first of our four free South Tyneside Festival Sunday Concerts in 2022.

The multi-award winning singer, who has an amazing back catalogue of hits including Evergreen, Leave Right Now, Jealousy and You and I, will be heading to South Shields on Sunday 10 July 2022.

A great afternoon of music will be in store with Will, who has spent the last two decades at the forefront of pop after bursting onto the scene in 2002 when he won Pop Idol. His expansive career has culminated in four number 1 and two number 2 chart topping albums, two BRIT Awards and four UK number one singles. He has also had a successful acting career both on screen and on stage.

Support includes the talented Beth Macari.

Supported by Metro Radio, Greatest Hits Radio, Minchella & Co, Ramside Hall, Port of Tyne, Colmans Seafood Temple, Colmans Fish and Chips and South Tyneside Homes.


Admission is FREE, or you could upgrade to a Priority Plus ticket.

A Priority Plus ticket allows earlier access into the event, along with access to dedicated bar serveries and toilets. If you would prefer to arrive later your ticket will still provide you with guaranteed entry, however your viewing position may be more towards the rear of the crowd.

Priority Plus tickets are £6 (under 5s free). Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in advance up until 7 days before from

Priority Plus tickets for disabled access are available to buy from the Shop @ The Word, as will Priority Plus ticket sales from this location.

Re-scheduling information

If you had purchased a ticket for the 2020 concert then your ticket will still be valid. You do not need to get a replacement ticket. Please keep all currently purchased tickets as we are unable to cater for any lost tickets. The deadline for refunds was 30 November 2020.

Other information

  • Gates open approx. 12 noon for Priority Plus ticket holders and approx. 12.45pm for free entry for which no tickets are required
  • A postage fee is payable for tickets purchased via Ticketmaster
  • Music commences around 1.45/2pm, with short change overs in between acts, before finishing at approximately 4.30pm 
  • Please note this event may be subject to future change, including those required relating to future government guidelines for mass gatherings
  • Refunds will be given to people who have purchased tickets if this event is cancelled in the future
  • Refunds are only given for cancellation of the full event. South Tyneside Council reserve the right to change the programme if required

Please visit our FAQ page if you have any further queries. You can also email or send a message via Facebook

  • Bents Park
  • Sea Road
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    NE33 2NL

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