Win tickets to see The Pogues in concert at Thetford Forest

The Pogues are at Thetford Forest on Saturday, June 14.

The Pogues are at Thetford Forest on Saturday, June 14. - Credit: Archant

The Pogues bring their compelling hybrid of folk, punk and rock to Thetford Forest next month as part of the Forestry Commission’s Forest Live concert series - and you could be among the crowd.

We have teamed up with the Forestry Commission to give away two pairs of tickets to the concert, on Saturday, June 14.

The Pogues made their mark on the British music scene by producing a string of classic albums.

Their innovative records, played with traditional instruments and electric guitars, created captivating music especially due to the song-writing talent of inimitable frontman Shane MacGowan.

Revered for their legendary live performances, the band regularly headlines festivals across the world yet the Forest Live date will be their first appearance in the East Anglian region for more than a decade.


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Forest Live is an independent programme organised by the Forestry Commission bringing music to new audiences without commercial branding or sponsorship. Income generated from ticket sales is spent on improving the local forests for both people and wildlife.

For tickets and further information, call the box office on 03000 680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music

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• For a chance to win a pair of tickets, answer this question:

Who the frontman of The Pogues?

To enter, e-mail your answer to thomas.jackson@archant.co.uk – mark your entry The Pogues Concert Tickets and make sure you include your name, address and daytime contact number.

Closing date for entries is Friday, May 23. The winners will be the first two answers drawn from all the correct entries. Archant competition rules apply.

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