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12 Jan

Paul's 2009 Forest Dates

Paul's 2009 Forest Dates

Hello there and happy new year to you and yours...


You may recall that back in 2004 Paul played a series of forest dates to sell-out crowds in stunning woodland locations.  This June, he returns with a number of dates as part of the Forestry Commission Live Music 2009 providing a spectacular opportunity to catch the Modfather in out of the ordinary and beautiful settings.


He will be performing at:


Thetford Forest, Near Brandon, Suffolk, Friday 5th June

Delamere Forest, Delamere, Cheshire, Friday 12th June

Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Near Edwinstowe, Notts, Fri 19th June

Westonbirt Arboretum, Near Tetbury, Glos, Saturday 20th June

Cannock Chase Forest, Near Rugeley, Staffs, Friday 26th June

Dalby Forest, Near Pickering, N Yorks, Saturday 27th June


Tickets will go on general sale this Friday (16th) from 9am.  They will cost £33.00 (subject to booking fee) from the Forestry Commission Box Office 01842 814612, online at or over the counter from the venue.


However, to enable Weller fans to get first dibs, there will be a pre-sale to the fanbase starting 24 hours earlier this Thursday (15th) at 9am.  The link for the pre-sale tickets is here but please note that this will not become active until 9am on Thursday 15th January.

 Any concerns about the environmental impact on these shows can be reassured by the fact that the tour will be self-sustaining, paying for itself, and also providing valuable revenue to plough back into the woodland in a variety of environmental and social projects.


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07/02/09 adr wrote: Look forward to another sell gig Modfather is Simply The Best "Better than all the rest! GOD SAVE THE MODFATHER
04/02/09 smudge73 wrote: Hi all. I'm off to the Sherwood Forest gig. Anyone know of any Campsites close by there? (Sorry if this has been asked before)
04/02/09 modboy wrote: got mine today for thetford,roll along summer.
02/02/09 jaynehoran wrote: just recieved r tickets today by post from forestry commission...i had no problems....cant wait for sherwood.....
29/01/09 b_costello wrote: Cant Wait
25/01/09 tashman wrote: cannot wait! Dalby - please do not rain again!
24/01/09 dazza75 wrote: C'mon June...................... Whos the Guv'nor, c'mon..
23/01/09 gingerbond wrote: Any one who booked for thetford had an email asking them to send there confirmation email to them for checking? Not sure if this is some kind of con or legit!
23/01/09 lozmk1 wrote: I got thru at 9.20 this morning on the forestry commission bookig line, went into a waiting list and just rung them bk and iv secured 4 tickets!!

well chuffed cos its my birthday weekend! :D WAHOOO!! perfect end to the week for me this bit of news! :D

cmaping at dalby is notoriously difficult im afraid, keep checking back on the dalby website for details but they like to have everyone out on a night unless you are staying in the designated site about 2 mile away from the venue
23/01/09 andysc100 wrote: Is anyone camping near Dalby? Does anyone know of any campsites nearby!

Cant wait til June!
22/01/09 69kinkybootz wrote: We're taking our 3yr old to Thetford.. he is so excited.. whiilst all his friends are singing bob the builder ...Jack is dancing round singing Changing Man n Malice..!! MAD.!!!
20/01/09 debora wrote: hi all you weller fans ///// what the set up is at Delamere ? well i was there in 2004 its great its just a big park ....parking a bit mad no pubs ..near so also take your deck chairs.. cooler box for your beers and sun factor if its a hot day ..toilets are portable loos stage great and the lighting too ..also for all you scooters its great to see you all turn up on them too other words its better than glastonbury gigs when paul played this is more off a posher avent your love it debora
20/01/09 joannerobert wrote: anyone know if theres any camping at westonbrit or nearby accommodation?
20/01/09 joannerobert wrote: anyone know if theres any camping at westonbrit or nearby accommodation?
19/01/09 gill1970 wrote: Camping for Dalby gig High Rigg Farm the farmer opens a field about 1 mile from gig nearest place to stay. Not sure off number but just google it. It is £6 each per night. Hope this is useful.
19/01/09 blubs wrote: got tickets for westonbirt does any one no if you can camp there
19/01/09 webbsy wrote: Does anyone know what the situation is with camping at Dalby?
Really looking forwards, but not sure how I'm gonna spend the night. ( Probably drunk!!!)
17/01/09 molly1 wrote: Hi
Does anyone no what the set up is at Delamere ?
17/01/09 jemtor wrote: Delighted to have eventually got tickets for Sherwood Forest, but watch your bank accounts the Forestry have taken my money our four times ( although they've told me it will be paid back in in a few days)
17/01/09 sturge67 wrote: Got tickets for the Cannock event on the Thursday pre sale, took a while ( most of the afternoon !! )but i'm sure it will be worth it . Saw Jools Holland there , it's a great site for a gig as long as the weathers good.