Audley End Picnic Concerts: Jools Holland, Alison Moyet, Rick Astley and Leslie Garrett to perform

PUBLISHED: 17:45 25 March 2010 | UPDATED: 22:11 31 May 2010

Audley End Picnic Concerts: Line up to include Jools Holland, Alison Moyet, Rick Astley and Leslie Garrett.

Audley End Picnic Concerts: Line up to include Jools Holland, Alison Moyet, Rick Astley and Leslie Garrett.

JOOLS Holland, Alison Moyet, Rick Astley and Leslie Garrett will all be performing at this year s Audley End Picnic Concerts. The stunningly beautiful Audley End House, near Saffron Walden, will again play host to a series of Picnic Concerts beginning on

JOOLS Holland, Alison Moyet, Rick Astley and Leslie Garrett will all be performing at this year's Audley End Picnic Concerts.

The stunningly beautiful Audley End House, near Saffron Walden, will again play host to a series of Picnic Concerts beginning on Saturday July 10 with a special yet-to-be-announced guest.

This is followed on Saturday July 17 by Back to the 80's, an evening of legendary 80's classics with Rick Astley, Kim Wilde, Howard Jones and T'Pau. This performance will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display.

On Saturday July 24, Thriller-Live, the high octane show that celebrates the life and songs of the legendary and undisputed King of Pop - Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5.

In a career spanning 40 years, Michael sold an unparalleled 750 million records worldwide with the Thriller album still the world's best-selling recording of all time. Expect your favourite Jackson songs delivered by an incredible cast and live band, including the smash hits: I Want You Back, I'll be There, Man in the Mirror, Rock with You, She's Out Of My Life, Beat It, Billie Jean, Earth Song and Thriller.

The final weekend of picnic concerts sees Jools Holland and Alison Moyet perform on Saturday July 31. Jools Holland is one of the best known bandleaders and pianists in the UK and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have become famous for their exuberant big band sound. Jools is joined by special guest Alison Moyet, who's hits include Love Resurrection, All Cried Out and Is This Love? This performance will conclude with a spectacular firework display.

The Last Night of the Audley End Proms sees special guests Leslie Garrett and Wynne Evans performing classical and popular hits on Sunday August 1 including Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory.

Lesley Garrett, is one of Britain's most popular sopranos, winning both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music lovers. Her acclaimed album Soprano in Red received the Gramophone Award for Best-selling Classical Artist of the Year.

In a special tribute to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, there will be a flypast from the legendary WW2 fighter plane, the Spitfire. This performance will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display.

Line up

Saturday 10 July - Special guest to be announced

Saturday 17 July - 80's Night with Rick Astley, Kim Wilde, Howard Jones & T'Pau

Saturday 24 July - Thriller Live

Saturday 31 July - Jools Holland and Alison Moyet

Sunday 1 August - Last Night of the Audley End Proms with Leslie Garrett and Wynne Evans

Ticket Information

To book online go to: www.picnicconcerts.com

By phone:

SEE TICKETS 0844 412 2706

Booking fee applies (from £1.80 per ticket) plus fixed handling charge of £2.00.

TICKETMASTER 0844 847 1637

Booking fee applies (from £1.80 per ticket) plus fixed handling charge of £2.00.

In Person:

Tickets may be bought in person from the Saffron Walden & Bishops Stortford Tourist Information Centres.

Onsite booking office (on the day only):

Any remaining tickets will be available at the concert box offices from 2pm on the day of each performance.

The box offices at Audley End are located at Ticket Gate A (top end of the arena opposite the stage) and Ticket Gate B (right hand side of the arena (if you are facing the stage) opposite Car Park B). Ticket collections are all from the box office at Ticket Gate A.

For children of 5 years and under, entry is free

Ticket Prices:

Audley End, Saffron Walden

Saturday July 10: tbc

Saturday July 17: Back to the 80's - Rick Astley, Kim Wilde, Howard Jones & T'Pau

Ticket pricing structures as follows:

Promenade: £31.00

Concession: £29.50

Saturday July 24: Thriller Live

Ticket Pricing structures as follows:

Promenade: £30.00

Concessions: £28.50

Saturday July 31: Jools Holland & Alison Moyet

Ticket pricing structures as follows:

Promenade: £31.00

Concession: £28.50

Sunday August 1 - Last Night of the Audley End Proms with Leslie Garrett & Wynne Evans

Ticket pricing structures as follows:

Promenade: £28.00

Concession: £26.50

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