Forget Glastonbury. It’s time to get civilised. Barclaycard British Summer Time has lined up an incredible array of major international stars this weekend. From the greatest singer (and possibly diva) of all time to the voice that launched, well, sank a famous ship and the original Mr Music, the London park is the centre of music history and legend for the next three days. Don’t want to miss anything? What are the support acts? What time are they on stage? What’s the nearest tube? Can you bring in chairs and bags? We’ve got all the info you need right here. SCROLL DOWN FOR MAP.
FRIDAY JULY 5: Celine Dion. Fresh from dazzling Paris Fashion Week with a bewildering array of brilliantly bonkers couture, the Canadian superstar hits Hyde Park for a belter of a show with a couple of multi-octave friends in support.
STAGE TIMES: 3.40pm – The Wandering Hearts. 4.45pm – Claire Richards. 6.20pm – Josh Groban. 8.20pm – Celine Dion.
SATURDAY JULY 6: Stevie Wonder will have thousands of fans jumping and has an equally famous early ‘support act’ who will have everyone Dancing On the Ceiling, or treetops or…
STAGE TIMES: 5.30pm – Lionel Richie. Followed by Stevie Wonder’s Dance Party line-up which includes Joel Culpepper, Benedict Cork, Norman Jay MBE, The Heavy, The Cuban Brothers, Four of Diamonds, Attawalpa and Conrad.
SUNDAY JULY 6: Barbra Streisand with support from Bryan Ferry and Kris Kristofferson.
STAGE TIMES: Still to be confirmed, but musicals fans won’t want to miss West End Phantom of the Opera leading man Ramin Karimloo and Richard Marx earlier in the day.
NEAREST TUBE: Hyde Park Corner
ARE SEATS ALLOWED? No. Not even folding ones, anything inflatable or those clever ones you stick in the ground.
ARE BAGS ALLOWED? Yes but only small ones – no bigger than 35 x 40 x 19cm. That’s around the size of a piece of A3 paper.
ARE FOOD AND DRINK ALLOWED? NO. Only sealed bottles of water up to 500ml or baby food in plastic containers.
IS RE-ENTRY ALLOWED? No. If you leave you can not come back in.
MORE INFORMATION: www.bst-hydepark.com
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