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Good News for Scarborough's Open Air Theatre

Good News for Scarborough's Open Air Theatre

Published by the Yorkshire Coast Radio News Team at 6:30am 19th January 2017. (Updated at 4:18pm 19th January 2017)

Scarborough's Open Air Theatre will be allowed to host up to 30 concerts a year.

A council planning committee has approved an application today to increase the number of major events from the 12 permitted up until now.

A maximum of 20 concerts will be permitted between May and September and records of noise levels would have to be submitted.

Plannning permission to cover the lake with decking, increasing the theatre's capacity to 8,000 has also been given.


The venue's 2017 line-up so far is:


  • 24 May – The Beach Boys
  • 16 June –  The Charlatans
  • 28 June – Michael Ball & Alfie Boe
  • 29 June – Cliff Richard
  • 30 June – UB40 ft Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue
  • 1 July – George Benson
  • 6 July – Little Mix
  • 9 July – Olly Murs
  • 3 August – Madness
  • 5 August – 80s v 90s (The Human League, Midge Ure, Technotronic, Betty Boo, Johnny Hates Jazz and Living in a Box feat Kenny Thomas)
  • 11 August – Jess Glynne


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