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Tom Jones - Surrounded by Time

Central Park
Cottage Field
Plymouth
Devon
PL2 3DG

Tel: 07722 111023

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Tom Jones - Surrounded by Time

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Global superstar Tom Jones is set to perform at Central Park on Saturday 18 September 2021 in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of entertainment and a return to Devon much to the delight of his fans.

The concert at Central Park on Saturday 18 September 2021 will feature a collection of Tom’s most popular hits across the decades, including his latest albums.

Tickets to see Tom Jones perform with Megan McKenna this summer are on sale now priced from £39.50 + booking fee.

If you are attending this event, please take a read of the Frequently Asked Questions sections for all you need to know.

Tom Jones’ 50+ year career has remarkably gone from strength to strength. Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, he garnered at the age of 75, the best reviews of his career for his most recent albums Long Lost Suitcase, Spirit In The Room and Praise & Blame.

Tom is indeed a living legend, one of the few musical artists whose profession began at the dawn of modern popular music who continues to have a vital recording and performing career to this day. His irresistible show traverses’ musical eras and genres, cuts across class divides and appeals to young and old, male and female, mainstream and cutting edge. Sir Tom has always been about the power of the song, the power of the voice.

With numerous tours the world over under his belt coupled with a legion of fans, his extraordinary career was recognised in 2006 through his knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen and a string of prestigious music awards, including BRIT Awards for Best Male and Outstanding Contribution to Music, a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Hitmaker Award from the [US] Songwriters Hall of Fame, GQ Man Of The Year, and the prestigious [UK] Music Industry Trust Award.

Tom is also a popular TV figure, currently reprising his role as a coach on ITV’s The Voice, having returned after his huge success as the mentor for 2018’s winner Ruti Olajugbagbe, previously also mentoring Into the Ark who reached the final in 2017, and a successful season in 2019.

Tom will also be joined by Megan McKenna as a guest at his concert, among other support acts.

The singer, songwriter first came to prominence as a television personality. Yet it wasn’t until 2017’s ‘There’s Something About Megan’ that we really explored the person behind the public persona. The show saw Megan travel to Nashville to experience the country music scene that she’d always loved and introduced her talents as a musician for the first time.

The show’s success resulted in her debut country album ‘Story Of Me’ being released in 2018, with 2 singles hitting number one in on iTunes, knocking Taylor Swift and Pink off the top of the chart. The following year, Megan won ‘The X Factor: Celebrity’, her performances firing her into the iTunes Top 5 during every week of the competition.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

If your question has not been answered here, please contact enquiries@lizhobbsgroup.com, alternatively for any urgent issues please contact 07722 111023.

Jump to: Tickets | Timings | Travel & Parking | Venue information | Coronavirus/Social Distancing considerations | On the day & Security

Tickets

All tickets purchased for the original date are available for the re-arranged date. Any ticket queries should be directed to the ticket agent you purchased your tickets through.

Ticketholders should have now received their tickets – please remember to have them ready to be scanned as you enter the venue.If you have not yer received your ticket, please contact te ticket agent you purchased your ticket from.

Where are tickets available?

Limited numbers of tickets are available to purchase from the following ticket agents;

  • LHGtickets.com (click here)
  • ticketmaster.co.uk
  • gigantic.com
  • theticketfactory.com
  • seetickets.com - eventim.co.uk

Where can I buy disabled/accessible tickets?

Disabled and accessible tickets for this event will be available from Ticketmaster, on a first-come first served-basis. These can be booked online through the event page, or by calling the Accessibility line on 0800 988 4440.

Wheelchair users can purchase a wheelchair accessible ticket. This gains them access onto our raised platform. Customers who are registered disabled but do not require access to the wheelchair platform can apply for an Ambulant ticket. This can be in any of the seating blocks or standing areas.

Wheelchair and Ambulant tickets qualify for a free companion ticket where required – this can be added when booking. Proof of eligibility/disability will need to be provided before the event – this will be requested by Ticketmaster post-booking.

A copy of the LHG Events Accessible policy is available on request by emailing tickets@lizhobbsgroup.com

What is the difference between the tickets?

The Gold area is closest to the stage and will give you premium seated viewing. Silver seats are behind Gold, with General Admission Standing then behind Silver. There are no children or concession tickets available. Various upgrades are available here, like Fast Track or Private Toilet & Bar.

If you're an Emerald/Sapphire VIP, there will be a seperate collection point at the box office for ticket olders to collect your concert wristband and laminate.

Can I have a refund?

We cannot refund or exchange your ticket unless the event is cancelled or postponed. Any issues with purchased tickets will need to be directed to the original point of purchase.

 

Timings (subject to change) 

What time are gates? 

Gates will open at 4pm and will remain open for entry throughout the evening. Expected finish time of 10.30pm. 

What time does the box office open? 

The box office, which is located in Plymouth Argyle FC box office, opens at 2pm and will close around 9pm. If any tickets remain on the day of the concert, these will be available to purchase from the box office.

What are the set times? 

There will be a number of support acts performing before Tom Jones, including Chris Simmons, The Dunwells and Megan McKenna. Set times will not be released as they are so subject to change.

 

Travel & Parking 

What are the parking facilities? 

There is no parking at the venue – there will be limited parking availble at Milehouse Park and Ride car park, so please try and make use of city centre car parks and public transport. There are numerous City Centre car parks including Western Approach, Colin Campbell Court, Derry’s Cross Roundabout, Theatre Royal, Civic Centre and Guild Hall car parks, available to use on at first-come basis and normal charges will apply.

Blue badge parking is extremely limited and will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis located at the Milehouse Park and Ride.

Park & Ride and Bus travel

For those travelling to the event from the City Centre we would advise customers to get the park and ride from Royal Parade as this is the most direct route.

Park and Ride will be in operation from George Park & Ride site and will drop off at the concert venue at Central Park (Home Park/Milehouse Park & Ride). This service will operate every 10 mins from the George to Central Park non-stop from 1535 until 1825 (in addition to the usual 101 service).

For any customers parking at Weston Approach, there are a number of buses available that will drop off at Alma Road (approx. 400M walk). When returning to the City Centre from the venue buses depart from Alma Road.

If you are parked at Western Approach you will need to get the 2, 2A, 12, 51, 16, 33 & 43 bus back to the city centre

Full bus travel details can be found here

 

Venue information

Where is the event being held?

The Tom Jones concert is being held at Cottage Field in Central Park, situated to the north of the park next to Plymouth Life Centre and Plymouth Argyle. The main entrance gate is situated adjacent to the box office at the back of the Life Centre. A second entrance is situated next to Meadow Cafe.

Is the event outdoors? 

Yes. This is an outdoor concert, with minimal cover. Please be mindful of the weather and wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

Can I pay on card? 

Card payment facilities will be in place across a number of bars and venders; however, service may become unreliable with a large crowd. Bar tokens can be purchased using a card. Please ensure you bring ample cash.

Bar tokens

​​All bars will be operating a token system. Tokens will be available to purchase from Token booths situated around the concert arena, as well as from the box office. You will need to purchase tokens before heading to the bars. Each Token will have a value of £5.50 and will be redeemable at the concert bars, however if you purchase tokens in multiples of 5 or 10 the purchase price is reduced.​​

Can I get mobile phone coverage? 

There may be limited mobile phone coverage across all networks and as is often the case in large crowds, 3G and 4G will be unreliable.

Rubbish 

Please help us to keep the venue tidy by either taking your rubbish home or using the bins located throughout.  

Exiting 

To allow everyone to exit smoothly, please follow any directional signage, and instructions from stewards. Please take your time, no rushing or pushing when leaving the venue. Please bear in mind exiting times when advising taxis and pickups. 

 

Coronavirus/Social Distancing considerations

Restrictions have now been lifted, and we do not require you to provide proof of a negative test or vaccination. That being said, we would like to encourage all attendees to take a covid test before attending the concert.

All staff working at the event will have to provide a negative test result before they are allowed to enter the concert site.

We are strongly recommending the use of facemasks for both staff and customers, especially whilst in queues and in high footfall areas, such as toilets and bars.

There will be a covid compliance officer in place at the concert ensuring that best practises are maintained in all the bar, food and toilet areas.

All bar, concession areas will be cleaned regularly with additional sanitisation provided.

 

On the day & Security

Searches 

Searches will be in operation at this event – all bags will be searched. No bags over the size of A4 will be allowed into the arena. 

What can and can’t I bring? 

  • No food and drink can be brought in - there will be a large selection of caterers and bars selling alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks and food to suit most dietary requirements (a doctor’s note will permit food/drink required for medical conditions). A full list of vendors will be available closer to the date. 
  • No glass containers (including perfume/aftershave) – empty plastic or reusable bottles sized 500ml or less are permitted for refilling. 
  • No form of chair including camping chairs, folding chairs, gazebos, picnic blankets or tents are permitted. 
  • Umbrellas are permitted, but must be taken down during the show. 
  • No dogs are permitted, except assistance dogs. 
  • No professional cameras, video cameras or audio recording devices. 
  • Pyrotechnics, lasers, smoke machines, strobe lighting or other special effects may take place during the performance. 

Are there any age restrictions? 

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. All ticket holders may be asked to produce proof of age upon entry and at the bars. 

First Aid / Welfare Point 

A medical team will be in attendance – should you or anyone in your party require first aid please notify the nearest steward or event official. 

What to do in an emergency? 

Locate a member of staff for any emergencies. If you need to report a non-emergency crime whilst at the event, please call 101. If a serious or life-threatening crime is being committed, and you cannot find a member of staff, please call 999. 

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