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Will Young

Will Young
Bents Park
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Free, or upgrade to £6 Priority Plus ticket (under 5s free)

We are delighted to announce that Will Young will headline the second of our four free South Tyneside Festival Sunday Concerts this year.

The multi-award winning singer, who has an amazing back catalogue of hits including Evergreen, Leave Right Now, Jealousy and You and I, will be heading to South Shields on Sunday 19 July.

A great afternoon of music will be in store with Will, who has been a household name since winning Pop Idol in 2002. He has since went on to win two Brit Awards, have seven best-selling albums and numerous top ten singles. He has also had a successful acting career both on screen and on stage. 

With support from Newcastle based Beth Macari.

Keep checking this page for further announcements about what will be a fantastic concert.


Admission is FREE, or you could upgrade to a Priority Plus ticket.

A Priority Plus ticket allows earlier access into the event, along with access to dedicated bar serveries and toilets. If you would prefer to arrive later your ticket will still provide you with guaranteed entry, however your viewing position may be more towards the rear of the crowd.

Priority Plus tickets are £6 (under 5s free). They can be purchased in advance up until 7 days before from: or call Ticketmaster on 0333 321 9999

In person at the Shop @ The Word, Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF (open Monday - Thursday 9am - 6pm, Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm)

Other information

Gates open approx. 12 noon for Priority Plus ticket holders and approx. 12.45pm for free entry for which no tickets are required.

You are welcome to bring your own food and drink, but there will be plenty of food outlets and bars in the park too.

We will be carrying out bag searches as people enter the park. To help speed up the process visitors are encouraged to limit the number of bags they bring, and should leave sharp instruments at home.

Please check the full FAQs on the link below.

  • Bents Park
  • Sea Road
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    NE33 2NL

These events are brought to you by South Tyneside Council. With thanks to our sponsors Port of Tyne, Colmans Seafood Temple, South Tyneside College, The Sea Hotel and to the support of BBC Newcastle.