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BBC Proms in the Park returns to Belfast's Titanic Slipways - here's how to get tickets

Proms in the Park - BBC Northern Ireland’s biggest classical music party of the year - is set to return to Belfast later this year.

The event returns to the Titanic Slipways in Belfast on Saturday, September 8.

Tickets for will be available on a first come, first served basis from 9am on Friday, June 29.

You can apply for up to four tickets per applicant.

To find out more about how to get tickets for this year’s Proms in the Park event go to bbc.co.uk/ni. A small booking fee to cover administration costs will apply.

Now in its 17th year, around 11,000 people are expected to attend the huge event at the Titanic Slipways.

This year’s BBC Proms in the Park Northern Ireland will bring together internationally acclaimed performers from home and around the world. They will be performing alongside the Ulster Orchestra under the baton of David Brophy, in a programme which combines classical and contemporary music and a few surprises.

The concert will be part of broadcast celebrations to mark the Last Night of the Proms, and will link music-making festivities at London’s Royal Albert Hall with BBC events around the UK.

The BBC Proms is the largest classical music festival in the world, with over 90 concerts across eight weeks from July 13–September 9.

BBC Proms in the Park in Northern Ireland will be presented on stage by Noel Thompson and Claire McCollum.

Peter Johnston, Director BBC Northern Ireland, said: “Proms in the Park remains one of our most ambitious and popular outside broadcast events.

"We are planning a great evening of music-making and entertainment.

"The Titanic Slipways will provide a stunning backdrop for our concert and the conclusion of the BBC Proms season."

Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey added: “The concert is such an fantastic event, showcasing some of our finest musicians alongside world-class international guest stars, all against the wonderful backdrop of Titanic Belfast.

"It is a marvellous opportunity for our city to shine, and I am sure that this year’s Proms will be another stunning success.”

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