Boyzone at Inverness Northern Meeting Park

Boyzone will be performing live at the Northern Meeting Park Inverness on Saturday 27 August 2011 following the huge success of their shows in Aberdeen and Glasgow.

This shows and the other Scotland venue, Hopetoun House near Edinburgh, will see audiences of 12,000 come together to see Keith, Mikey, Ronan and Shane playing their Scottish fans favourite songs including ‘Gave It All Away’, ‘No Matter What’ and ‘Baby Can I Hold You’.

The Northern Meeting Park shows will also feature X Factor winner Shayne Ward support the Boyz, following his comeback last year with current album ‘Obsession’. This concert will form part of CK Event’s ‘Summer in the City’ series.

Ronan has said:

“We always enjoy coming to Scotland as the fans always give us such a great reception. We can’t wait for these summer dates as we’ll be performing some of our classic hits as well as great tracks from the new album, in these amazing venues and with some cracking support acts. You really don’t want to miss out so come and join us.”

Tickets for Boyzone at the Northern Meeting Park Inverness are available from Ticketmaster via their website or by calling 08444 99 99 90.

Inverness B&B Accommodation can be booked via the Inverness Guest House Association website and Inverness Hotel Accommodation can be booked via the Inverness Hotels website.


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Simple Minds – Inverness

Simple Minds in Inverness – The Northern Meeting Park in Inverness will be the host for Simple Minds one and only Scottish gig on Saturday 16th July 2011. Big Country famous for the songs “In A Big Country” and “Look Away” have been scheduled as the support act.

Simple Minds are said to be the most successful Scottish rock band with over 40 million album sales and 21 UK top twenty singles with 8 reaching the top ten. Highland music lovers will enjoy hits like “Waterfront”, “Alive & Kicking”, UK chart topper “Belfast Child” and worldwide No.1 smash, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” with the stunning Inverness Cathedral as a backdrop.

The event is being billed as Summer In The City 2011 and is being promoted by Inverness-based CK Events. CK promoted the Rod Stewart concert at Caledonian Stadium last July and they have also recently announced that Rod will be appearing at Pittodrie Stadium in Aberdeen on 5th June 2011 and Cawdor Castle has been earmarked for another event on 27th July 2011. Details of the artist has yet to be released but it is sure to be a big name following on from last year’s stars Westlife and the X-Factor Finalists.

Simple Minds have a hectic summer schedule as they play their Greatest Hits UK Forest Tour in England and Wales Forestry Commission forests during June and July plus European dates including Belgium and Germany later in July.

Simple Minds‘ current line-up is front man Jim Kerr and his fellow band founder Charlie Burchill plus Mel Gaynor and the most recent additions Andy Gillespie on keyboards and Ged Grimes formerly of Danny Wilson.

Tickets cost £36.00 and can be purchased from the Ticketmaster Website or by telephone on 08444 99 99 90.

Accommodation will need to be booked early as Inverness is always busy during the summer months anyway. To book an Inverness B&B please check out our selection of top rated Guest Houses and B&Bs.


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Inverness Tattoo 2010

Inverness Tattoo 2010

Inverness Tattoo 2010 takes place from 26th to 31st July 2010 at Northern Meeting Park in Ardross Street, Inverness.

Inverness Tattoo is a hugely popular event enjoyed by locals, visitors and tourists from around the world and this year it’s celebrating its 59th Anniversary. The Inverness Tattoo runs for a week and includes the rousing sights and sound of the Pipes and Drums Bands and the stunning Highland and  Country Dancers. As well as the traditional Scottish entertainment there will also be appearances by other performers from around the world.

We are hoping that the weather is good throughout the duration of the Tattoo as this will allow the Golden Lions Parachute Display Team to open the event each evening with a free fall display. As per previous years the excellent Imps Youth Motorcycle Display Team will be entertaining the crowds with their skillful and humerous antics and there will also be a Drill Parade performed by the Combined Three Cadet Services demonstrating the precission and dedication required.

Inverness Tattoo Tickets

Tickets are available online via The Booth and cost £10 for an inside seat or £8 for an outside seat. A £2 discount is offered for children under 16 and adults over 60.

Family Tickets cost £30 for 2 adults and 2 children or a Group Ticket for parties of over 20 people cost £8 per person. For Family and Group tickets please email  [email protected].

 

Inverness Tattoo

Inverness Tattoo


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Inverness Highland Games

Inverness Highland Games takes place on Saturday 24th July 2010 and is returning from Bught Park to its true home the Northern Meeting Park for the first time since 1948.

The Inverness Highland Games is normally scheduled over a weekend but this year it is being reduced to one day which will ensure that the event is action packed for the eight hour duration. The event will have the Heavy Events (tossing the caber, etc), Highland Dancing, Traditional Music, Pipe Bands and Solo Piping and it is being kicked off with a massed pipe and drums band gathering at Falcon Square at 12.15pm and a parade through the City at 1pm.  This is to celebrate ARMED FORCES DAY and will give us all the opportunity to show our support for our armed forces past and present.

The Inverness Highland Games always draws people from around the world both to compete and to spectate. It is an excellent event and it is sure to even more exciting this year. For more information you can visit the Inverness Highland Games Website. Tickets have been reduced to £6 and £3!!


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Inverness Hogmanay 2009 – New Year’s Eve Party

Inverness Hogmanay 2009 will be celebrated with the annual New Year’s Eve Party at the Northern Meeting Park.

This fantastic celebration, known as the Red Hot Highland Fling, will be the climax of the 2009 Inverness Winter Festival. In the spirit of “paint the town red”, revellers are urged to wear something (or everything!) red.

Three of Scotland’s favourite bands will be appearing – Peatbog Faeries, Blazin Fiddles, and the Red Hot Chilli Pipers will be providing the music at the Highlands’ hottest New Year’s Eve party!

Tickets are free and gates open at 8pm.

Inverness accommodation is filling up fast for the New Year celebrations, but the Guest House Association is still able to offer a choice of first class bed & breakfast in Inverness to visitors. To see a selection of our Inverness bed and breakfast association of best Highland B&Bs, just click on this link for Inverness accommodation.


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