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Bedgebury Forest Live Concerts 2018



Forest Live 2017







Forest Live is the Forestry Commission’s concert series which takes place in seven fabulous forest venues, including Bedgebury, across England.

Thanks for supporting our Forest Live gigs at Bedgebury!

Income generated from ticket sales is spent on protecting, improving and expanding England’s forests and woodlands and increasing their value to people and wildlife. Over Forest Live’s 16 years history, money raised has contributed to a wide range of projects, from wildlife conservation to making improvements for visitors. With everything required for a great night out, including full catering and bar facilities, the gigs are renowned for their relaxed atmosphere.

Paloma Faith, The Architect Summer Tour - Forest Live 2018 Forest Live - Paloma Faith With her acclaimed Number 1 album ‘The Architect’ riding high in the charts and a BRIT nomination for Best British Female, Paloma Faith announces ‘The Architect Summer Tour’ at Bedgebury on Friday 15th June 2018 

 Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott Forest Live 2017Forest Live - Heaton & Abbott

Forest Live - Heaton & Abbott Paul Heaton is one of the UK’s most successful songwriters with some 10 million album sales under his belt. He plays High Lodge with Jacqui Abbott on Saturday 16th June 2018

Bedgebury Forest Live Venue Information

Please check the Bedgebury Forest Live Venue Information page to find out all you need to know to make your Forest Live experience a great one! You can find out about concert running times, and the Forest Live terms and conditions, including what you can and cannot bring into the arena, as well information about food and drink.

Your safety is our priority

In light of recent events, we wanted to take a moment to reassure you that customer safety at our events remains our priority and our security teams continue to be vigilant.

We will be carrying out bag searches upon entry to the event.

We would advise you to bring as little as possible with you to ensure a speedy entry to the arena. Please arrive in good time to allow for our security checks. 

Please be aware that the use of pyrotechnics as part of an event performance is at the performers’ discretion and they may still be used.

If you have any concerns during the event, please let one of our stewards know.

We thank you for your patience and cooperation and we look forward to welcoming you to Forest Live.

Travel information

You may experience some delays on your journey to Bedgebury, and we wouldn’t want you to miss the start of the Forest Live concert, so we advise you to check the latest travel information before you leave, and allow plenty of time for your journey.

Due to ongoing major roadworks on the A21 at Pembury, there are often delays when travelling to and from that direction.

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Last updated: 30th January 2018


Bedgebury Office

01580 879820

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.