Summer in Sutton

World-class music and family fun in Sutton Park gets the go-ahead.

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has confirmed plans to deliver a major two-day event in Sutton Park on 1st and 2nd July 2017.

On Saturday 1st July, residents are invited to a heavily subsidised open-air concert by the city’s world-renowned City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, presenting a programme of popular classics to suit all musical tastes. Ahead of the main event local choirs and music groups will showcase their talents setting the scene for a memorable evening of food and music in the park.

Sunday 2n d July will be a day of arts entertainment and more local performances. The Sunday event will feature a 10-piece CBSO mini-orchestra in concert specially designed for young audiences.

Councillor Simon Ward, Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council said: “We are delighted to be able to bring the CBSO to Royal Sutton Coldfield and to the heart of our community in Sutton Park. Our summer event promises to be a fantastic weekend with something for everyone and demonstrates our commitment to enabling residents to get closer to the city’s world-class arts and cultural organisations. Sutton Park is a great and historic back-drop and we are exceptionally pleased to be able to deliver such an event for all at the centre of our Royal town.”

Both the Saturday and Sunday will be ticketed events. Details of the ticket prices for the Saturday outdoor concert are to be announced but will be heavily subsidised, families coming along on the Sunday will require a ticket but this event is free.

The full programme for the Summer in Sutton Concerts will be announced in due course along with details on how residents can book tickets.