Fatboy Slim announces free Brighton concert for NHS, ambulance and police workers

DJ Fatboy Slim – aka Norman Cook – has announced a special free concert in his home town of Brighton for staff of the NHS, Ambulance and Police workers.

Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 7:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 7:24 pm
DJ Fatboy Slim free concert

The gig will take place on Wednesday, October 28 at the city’s largest venue – the Brighton Centre.

Speaking from his home in Hove, Norman said: “Recently, friends of mine who work in the NHS asked me to send a little video message to thank and cheer on the frontline troops and in it I, (half) jokingly said, we should all have a big party together when this is all over’.

“Careful what you wish for, as so many people responded to the comment, I thought, ‘why not?’

“By the time life returns to normal we will all want to celebrate together and, I would like to do my bit to reward and thank everyone who has been holding our lives together in these most difficult of times”.

“So I extend an invitation to all NHS doctors, nurses, support workers, porters and cleaners plus all blue light staff, ambulance, police and fire service (and importantly to their plus ones) to let their hair down with me and dance off the cobwebs to rejoice in the end of this emergency”.

Tickets will be available from 7pm on Friday, April 17th 2020 at https://lnk.to/FBSNHS.

Those eligible for tickets will be all NHS staff & Auxiliary staff that work within NHS hospitals in the United Kingdom and Emergency Services including, but not limited to doctors, nurses, support workers, porters, cleaners, Ambulance, Fire and Police Services. Any staff that work within the hospital or frontline services will be eligible to apply for tickets. Eligible NHS & frontline staff members are entitled to bring one guest with them but will need two tickets (one for them and one for their guest).

Ticket applications must only be made by the NHS or Frontline member of staff who must bring their valid NHS or Primary Care Trust I.D card or staff I.D. Card (original format, no photocopies) to the show, as ticket checks will be in operation. All tickets will carry the name of the person who made the booking, and this must match the name that is on the I.D card or admission will be refused. The guest of the eligible staff member will need to be present and enter the venue at the same time.

Tickets will be limited to 2 per person (eligible NHS or Frontline staff members and one guest) and will be available from 7pm on Friday, April 17.

If you secure tickets in error as you are not NHS or frontline staff, please contact the ticket provider to arrange cancellation of those tickets.

If you secure tickets and find that you are unable to attend, please contact the ticket provider to arrange cancellation of these tickets, to enable the tickets to be available to other eligible staff.

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