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Rick Astley

Rick Astley

Rick Astley remains one of the most successful solo artists ever to have emerged from Britain. His three decades in the spotlight have seen the music legend enter the record books for his early ground-breaking chart success, garner rapturous critical acclaim and sell-out arenas on almost every continent, as he continues to leave an indelible mark on pop-culture.

2016 has been a whirlwind for year for Rick; from a run of shows in April that all sold out immediately to a BBC Radio 2 A-list single ‘Keep Singing’ which raked in nearly 1.8m views on VEVO.  Plus his 2017 UK spring tour is already sold out!  Rick and his band have a fantastic live show which will have everyone (including the trees!) up and dancing to the classic hits as well as acclaimed new material from the number one album ‘50’.

Plus special guest Rumer


Award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Rumer, blessed with effortless velvety smooth vocals will be special guest on Rick Astley’s Forest Live dates. Her beautiful soulful voice will take your breath away. Rumer, who has been called 'heir to Dusty Springfield and Karen Carpenter' by Q Magazine, has earned rave reviews for her live shows across the globe. She has performed at many festivals including Glastonbury and even a special show at the White House for Barack Obama!

Rick Astley & his band plus special guest Rumer will be performing:

Buy Tickets

Tickets cost £36.50 (plus £4.15 booking fee). No other fees apply.

Forest Live tickets are not required for children aged 5 and under, who can attend free of charge. Children aged 6 or above require a full price ticket. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+. 
Access policy and carer entitlement for people with disabilities.  

Tickets now on sale from the Forestry Commission Box Office. Call us on 03000 680400 or buy online.

Astley's Northern Hop

Rick Astley Beer Forest Live 2017Rick Astley has brewed his own beer with the Danish microbrewery Mikkeller. Rick said he likes; "the tradition of quality in Danish products and design" and that what "Mikkel and his team do is interesting, fun and done with great quality"
The beer will be available to Forest Live customers at Rick's shows this summer.

For more information on the beer go to:

Last updated: 24th June 2017

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