Jessie J, Paloma Faith And Blondie To Play A Series Of Forest Gigs In June

Money from Forest Live will go toward forest conservation

Paloma Faith
Paloma Faith
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Money from Forest Live will go toward forest conservation

Popular artists including Paloma Faith, Blondie, Jessie J and The Script, to name but a few, will be playing a series of live concerts in UK forests over June.

Forest Live takes place every summer in seven spectacular forest locations.

The concerts are organised by the Forestry Commission, who protect and expand the UK's woodlands. Income from ticket sales is spent on improving the forests for people and for wildlife conservation.

For Forest Live they temporarily transform woodland clearings into a concert arena, which creates a safe and relaxed atmosphere for the audience.

Rachael Miller, event manager for the Forestry Commission, told Marie Claire: ‘We are delighted to be able to secure high profile performers such as Blondie, Paloma Faith and Paul Weller as part of Forest Live this summer.

'Attracting such big names means many people will be coming along to a forest for the very first time and research has shown that a lot of concert-goers return again to take part in fun activities in the forest like mountain-biking and walking.

'Money raised from the concerts is spent on improving the woodland for both people and wildlife, so gig-goers are doing their bit to help the environment too.'

For ticket details and a full list of events click here. Be quick though - tickets are selling fast. See you at the front!


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