Tag: big weekend


BBC announces line up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend

With the Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Earlham Park drawing closer, the BBC have announced full details of the acts performing. The line-up was revealed by Scott Mills on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show on Monday 20th April, and with tickets for the event selling out in 40 minutes, it was much anticipated. It was…


Earlham Park cafe to remain open during Big Weekend

A local café is getting a slice of the action at Radio 1’s Big Weekend. After gaining over 12,000 signatures on their online petition, the Earlham Park Café has been told they will be allowed to open and trade from their premises as normal during the weekend. Tickets for the event sold out in just…

News, Recipes

Radio 1 Big Weekend tickets sell out in 40 minutes

Many students have been left disappointed after tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend sold out in just 40 minutes, with many claiming that they never got past the initial waiting screen. With big names like Taylor Swift and Florence and the Machine having already been announced with more to come, demand for tickets was huge….


It’s an LCR story, Taylor just say “yes”

A petition has been started by two UEA students, aiming to get the Shake It Off singer to party with 2000 students at the LCR during BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. The petition has been gathering support from many UEA students and Norwich residents alike, picking up over 150 supporters in its first three hours. Holly…


Discovering Ms Taylor

The recent announcement that Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be held at Norwich’s Eaton Park this May is, I was informed, big news. I myself was somewhat bemused by this information, being rather engrossed in my paper when my housemate burst into my room clammering about Taylor Swift being the first confirmed headline act at…

Music, OldVenue

Big Dreams For a Big Weekend

If you don’t know already…where have you been!? You really need to start checking Twitter more often. Greg James was recently in town to announce that the first major festival of the year would be in our very own university city: Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Norwich! 2014 was a year of big,…

Featured Posts, News

Radio 1’s Big Weekend coming to Norwich

Early on Friday morning, members of the UEA Media Collective gathered outside City Hall, close to Norwich marketplace. As students, 07:30 was a time we had merely heard of in tales, or which had been seen on the walk home from a particularly heavy night out, or of course, the library. But armed with coffee…


Norwich’s Earlham Park to host Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2015

It has been announced this morning that Earlham Park will be the next location of Radio 1’s Big Weekend. The annual music festival, held in a different UK location every year, will take place in Norwich on 23rd and 24th May 2015. The first act to be announced is Taylor Swift. The BBC Introducing stage will provide…

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