British Summer Time at Hyde Park 2018 line up: The Cure, Eric Clapton and more... plus BST dates and times
This weekend sees the start of British Summer Time at Hyde Park, a series of headline acts backed up by an impressive array of support acts.
If you've grabbed a ticket for any of the performances or are still after one, here's the essential info.
Where is it?
The concerts will take place on the Parade Ground on the east side of Hyde Park. The postcode to follow is W2 2UH.
Each BST event is like a mini-festival with multiple support acts taking us through from the early afternoon to the evening headliner. The full line-up is as follows:
July 6 – Roger Waters
With Richard Ashcroft, Seasick Steve, Squeeze, X Ambassadors, Slydigs, Colin Macleod, CC Smugglers, Lil & Ollie
July 7 – The Cure
With Interpol, Goldfrapp, Editors, Ride, Slowdive, Lisa Hannigan, Pale Waves, The Twilight Sad, This Will Destroy You, Kathryn Joseph
July 8 – Eric Clapton
With Santana, Steve Winwood, Zucchero, Gary Clark Jr, Chas & Dave, Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real, The Wandering Hearts, Ryan Kinder, The Americans, Eric Paslay, Kelly McGrath
July 13 – Michael Bublé
With Van Morrison, Banarama, The Feeling, The Shires, Catherine McGrath, The Adelaides, Megan McKenna, Rob Green, Gypsyfingers, The Tailormade
July 14 – Bruno Mars
With Khalid, DNCE, Charlie Wilson, Trombone Shorty, Yungen, Tom Walker, Sofi Tukker, Liv Dawson, Alex Hepburn, DJ Rashida, Belle MT, The Fedz, Etham, Ark
July 15 – Paul Simon
With James Taylor & His All-Star Band, Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, Tom Chaplin, Ward Thomas, Shawn Colvin, Callaghan, Night Flight, Sarah Darling, Jesca Hoop, Blueprint Blue
Tickets are still available at various prices for all of the BST concerts and can be bought here.
Tube: A number of tube stations provide short walking access to Hyde Park:
Marble Arch (Central), Hyde Park Corner (Piccadilly), Bond Street (Central, Jubilee), Knightsbridge (Piccadilly), Green Park (Jubilee, Piccadilly, Victoria)
Bus: A number of routes are running around the Hyde Park area:
Marble Arch : 26, 7, 10, 16, 23, 30, 36, 73, 74, 82, 94, 98, 137, 148, 159, 159, 274, 390, 414, 436
Hyde Park Corner: 2, 9, 10, 14, 16, 19, 22, 36, 38, 52, 73, 74, 82, 137, 148, 414, 436, C2
Knightsbridge: 9, 10, 14, 19, 22, 52, 74, 137, 414, 452
Coach: National Express is the official coach provider of the concerts, running from over 20 locations across the UK. Tickets are available here.