Thursday 20th August 2020 at Norfolk Showground

Thursday 20th August – Norfolk Showground, Norwich

Live comedy as it should be, lots of quality comedians, open air stage, social distance friendly, bar & street food with on site parking, doors from 5.30pm

THE RAYMOND AND TIMPKINS REVUE   –  “A mad, anarchic triumph of stupidity over style. Not to be missed”  (The Guardian)
CHRISTIAN REILLY  – “Brilliant fun… a packed race through pop history with great comedy added”
JEFF INNOCENT – “The body of a nightclub bouncer and the brain of a university boffin” (The  Guardian)
RICH WILSON (MC) –  “A very very funny man”   (Frank Skinner)

 

Advance Tickets: £15.00 + £1.40 Booking fee = £16.40

Advance Tickets are available HERE

Doors: 5:30pm

 

NORFOLK SHOWGROUND AUDIENCE INFO AND FAQ’s

WHAT OUR AUDIENCES AND ARTISTS CAN EXPECT

FULL COVID-19 SAFETY ASSURED AND SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

Summertime Social, Pop Up Pictures and Ideal Events always follows the latest government guidelines and COVID 19 advice with strict safety precautions and practices in place. These have been tested with our teams, partners and audiences over the past 4 weeks with our successful Drive In events.

As a summary our event is cash-free, ticketing and entry is contactless along with onsite food and bar traders. Audiences will be at safe distances with a strict 2-metre spaced queue and bubble marked groups within the arena. Our event site has hand-washing stations and toilet facilities with clear safety messaging that all follow government protocols. We want our audiences, artists and guests to feel safe and reassured that their safety is our top priority and ensure that our events comply with the highest health and safety standards.

INTRODUCTION

Summertime Social is a partnership between Ideal Events, Red Card Comedy Club, Pop-up Pictures and Norfolk Showground to develop new ways of presenting outdoor live performances within a safe socialising and working context. Outdoor and Live events across all genres have been devastatingly impacted by COVID19 and as live programming and production experts we wanted to develop new ways of working within the safety guidelines.

We are presenting a mixture of national and international artists alongside a great selection of home-grown performances and creatives, all coming together (but socially distanced a part) at the Norfolk Showground. The event have been put together to with full

DAILY FORMAT

Each Day runs a mix of individual shows and events

Audiences have day and evening shows including our mix of current and past movies, live acts and DJs. We have some of the UK’s best DJ talent, must see live music performances, classic movies to live comedy, local promoters, bands, DJ sets and plenty for the family with children’s theatre and circus.

Summertime Social operates from 12 August – 13 September 2020

Our events run from Wednesday to Sunday each week with ticket prices per event.

GENERAL INFORMATION

☆ We have put together a new programme and event that is COVID compliant, but we all have to work together to be responsible and considerate

☆ If you or anyone in your “BUBBLE GROUP” are showing any symptoms please do not attend and follow the governments COVID test and isolation requirements

☆THE ENTRANCE IS INSIDE THE SHOWGROUND –

☆ CAR PARK entrance via Dereham Rd, Entrance opposite Premier Inn Norwich West (Showground/A47) – We have a £1 DONATION per car with all profits going to Norfolk Showground Charity of the Year

☆ Please follow instructions on your arrival from our entrance teams

☆ Please TRAVEL GREEN, walk, use public or hired transport or lift share where possible

☆ Under 15’s are FREE but require a child ticket (Under 5’s do NOT need tickets).

☆ Please Print your E-Tickets – please do not rely on signal for downloaded tickets to mobile devices, ready to show at gate for entry.

☆ Please Do NOT bring your own food and alcohol to the event
☆ Smoking is only permitted in a designated Smoking Area (this is COVID and Safety compliant)

MORE INFO & FAQ’S

☆ Kids fruit & snacks in small boxes & all baby food is fine – no hampers or large picnic boxes
☆ Soft drinks in unbroken sealed containers – rule of thumb, up to 500 ml per person (STRICTLY NO GLASSWARE)

☆ NO GLASSWARE

☆ Food vendors all reasonably priced (see below for Food line up)

☆ Pub in the park – pub priced drinks !

☆ Kidzone Drinks – Water, & Fruit Shoots only 50p, Cans £1

☆ Drinking Water supplied throughout

☆ Please feel free to bring chairs or blankets for your comfort & prepare for the great British weather ☆ Gates open at approx 1 hr before any performances.

Music curfew Fri, Sat and Sunday 10.30pm.

☆ For security reasons we do not have a re entry policy unless agreed with management and/or head of security on the day.

☆ Box Office, Car Park, Most vendors & bar CONTACT LESS for COVID compliance ☆ No dogs or animals

Please be mindful of the heat!

ADVANCE TICKET & ON THE GATE PRICES
While stocks last Advance Ticket prices are available until the gate opening time On the gate prices still include booking fees

TRAVEL
Please travel green where possible, walk, used hired or public transport.

The showground is conveniently located on the A47 west of Norwich, close to the A11 and only 20 minutes from Norwich rail station and the airport.

By Car – Postcode for Sat Nav: NR5 0TP

From the North and West – easily situated just off the A47 Norwich Southern Bypass at the A1074 Longwater Interchange.

From the South and East – Travelling to Norwich via the A11 from London any beyond or A140 from Ipswich, take the A47 westbound and follow the signs for Norfolk Showground.

By Train – The nearest Railway Station is Norwich, approximately 7 miles from Norfolk Showground. By Bus – The following bus services stop directly outside the Showground:
Konectbus Service Number 4 and First Bus Service X1

ON SITE EVENT PARKING

ALL CAR PARK PROFITS TO Norfolk Showground Annual Charity of the year

STRICTLY NO ON STREET PARKING

BLUE BADGE DISABLED PARKING

is right next to the festival entrance

PEDESTRIANS & OFF BUSES – Please follow Yellow signs into the main entrance and through to the Festival

FOOD VENDORS ON SITE
Full Terms & Conditions here

Further Info For Ticket Holders

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