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5 Stars 5 Stars

Heaton and Abbot brill as always. Been to a lot of concert venues the length and breadth of this country but never encountered staff as good as they have at Thetford, thanks guy's for everything. My only beef is that the wheelchair platform could be a little closer to the stage.

Paul Turner, 23/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Wonderful location was an amazing setting even though it was a large space it felt intimate.

We were in Thetford Forest for Paul Heaton and Jacki Abbot. They were amazing.

The car parking was very organised and professional. We missed the disabled car park through chatting. We spoke to the team who guided us back to the right carpark. Once there we were greeted and a wheelchair was waiting to take me to the concert. A lovely lady going and a paramedic and partner on the way back to the car.

We will be back as its a great venue and very well organised.

Thankyou. :-)

Tina, 16/Jun/2018
2 Stars 2 Stars

Attended the Kasabian gig,had an hour long wait to be served at the badly stocked bar, absolute joke!

Anonymous, 15/Jun/2018
4 Stars 4 Stars

Great venue and well organised. A big screen would be appreciated for those of us further from the stage

Anonymous, 12/Jun/2018
4 Stars 4 Stars

Wow ...amazing...KASABIAN were absolutely brilliant. Love love love it. The atmosphere was good, just spoilt a bit by adults totally spaced out and so drunk they were falling all over the place. I know everyone wants to have a great time and Im definitely not a kill joy, far from it.

The stewards did an amazing job, all very friendly and helpful, making sure we knew which way to go both on getting in and when leaving. Will definitely recommend this place and we will be back.

Jules , 11/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Have been to two gigs now Elbow 2017 and the Script 2018 amazing venue and well organised.

steve jacobs, 11/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Saw the script 7th June. Absolutely amazing night. The band was awesome and to have a outdoor venue is brillant.

Linda Whitcombe, 10/Jun/2018
4 Stars 4 Stars

The script where amazing

Parking was good

Great all round venue and very safe and friendly even for young families

Katrina , 10/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Went to my first ever concert at Thetford Forest on Fri 8th June 2018 to see Gary Barlow and was not disappointed. A lovely setting, and although a sell out event, it did not seem over crowded. Gary was a brilliant performer and his warm up act, Jason Brock was excellent too. Will definitely be returning. Leaving the car park at the end of the night was a challenge, but to be expected at this type of event.

Dee, 9/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

First time at Thetford Forest last night to see Gary Barlow. Couldnt fault anything at all. From the brilliant car park attendants when we entered, the ticket and bag search people, security people when we were in the arena right through to the yet again brilliant car park attendants when we left. Will defiantly be back!!3xb

Sara, 9/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

I attended The Script on Thursday and Gary Barlow last night both of which were amazing as usual My one comment would be why were people allowed to have their chairs and picnic blankets all the way down to the stage for Gary Barlow . It meant you spent the whole night falling over bags and chairs. The previous night for the script it was the usual line across and no sitting down in front of that.

Alison, 9/Jun/2018

Thanks for your feedback, a chair line was also in operation for Gary Barlow, however the position of this is not always in the exact same place. Glad you enjoyed both events!

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5 Stars 5 Stars

Saw Gary Barlow last night Awesome. Organisation amazing ..out of car park and on our way home in 15 mins. Thank you stewards!

Gill, 9/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

I would like to thank you for the amazing organisation for last night's concert. I expected to be sitting in my car for hours waiting to get out of the venue but I am so pleased to say I did not have to wait at all. So very well organised from start to finish

Alison, 9/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Just returned from the Gary Barlow Concert. Fantastic! My second visit having seen Rick Astley last year. It is a truly magical venue. It is value for money. The only negative is getting out of the Carparks - it makes it a very late night. Its not put me off, however, & I am looking forward to next year!

Michelle, 9/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Love love concerts here, The script ,

Well done to all staff!!!

Danny and the band amazing !!!!


Amanda , 9/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Awesome first concert with The Script & Tom Walker....definitely be going again. Memorable night in a great location.

Chris, 8/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

I have recently become very weak and unable to walk any distance, and have been registered disabled. Last night I attended The Scripts concert at Thetford Forest. I can not express how impressed I was with the set up you have for people like me, all the way from the parking, to the support from the volunteers (Ann went above and beyond helping carry chairs and showing us where to go). The no waiting disabled entrance, disabled toilets and ,although we didnt use it, the ramp.

Thank you,

Alice Neal, 8/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Saw The Script last night . Fantastic evening. Everything went to plan , parking was very organised. The toilets were very clean and plenty of them, no waiting.

We brought our own food and drink , but good selection of both on sale . No problem leaving car park either, just left 10 mins before concert finished.

Cant wait to return

Christine, 8/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

We saw The Script last night. Superb venue - plenty of friendly staff and extremely well-organised. We will definitely be visiting again!

Lisa, 8/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Top notch . Never seen the script before . Top venue to

Mark Newnham, 8/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

first time at this venue, saw the Script and Tom Walker - great night, great atmosphere. what a fantastic set up.:)

zoe bolland, 8/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

Just home from watching The Script. Absolutely brilliant as always. They get better and better. Really loved tonights show thank you. Tom Walker was really good also. Forest is a magical place for live music. Every year improves. Message to Script, next time would they please consider singing Without those songs and Never seen anything like you tonight. Would love to hear them sung live.

J, 8/Jun/2018

We have seen Simply Red and Rick Astley i can't wait to see the Script.It's a great atmosphere and great to be in the forest listening to amazing live music.

lisa, 7/Jun/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

First gig at Forest Live was Rick Astley in 2017. Was a great night and good Summer venue. Looking forward to The Script this year. Only downside was trying to get out of car park, but hasn't put us off going again :-)

Anonymous, 2/Feb/2018
5 Stars 5 Stars

try and go to most gigs if i can get tickets, never had a bad night yet,I would love to see Pet shop boys would be great if you could get them back,

vera , 11/Dec/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

I saw Bryan Ferry it was a great venue , well organised.A very memorable night never to be forgotten !! I wish I hadnt missed the Pet shop boys please can they come back ?

Linda, 28/Nov/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Please can you get the vamps to come. I saw them about 2 years ago in Nottingham and they were amazing. Pleas bring them here.

Anonymous, 20/Oct/2017
1 Star 1 Star

Disappointed that no pre sale tickets for previous customers for the Gary Barlow concert in 2108. Assuming this is down to popularity but seems unfair on loyal customers and I have no chance this way as live in a rural, poor broadband area so will be difficult to connect & secure a connection for the time needed in the queue this morning!

JAC, 20/Oct/2017

We are very sorry but for contractural reasons we were unable to offer any pre-sale for this particular artist.

Forestry Commission Response

Can we please have Sam smith back again

Please please please please

He was brilliant

Amanda , 13/Oct/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Always thoroughly enjoy thetford concert experience every time we go. Just wish we knew all the artists plsyibg to help make hard choice of ho ee can afford to see. Its a gamble somtimes wait forfull announcements and run the risk of favourite artists tickets sold out

Jill, 13/Oct/2017

Thanks for your comments - we are very sorry but due to the way contracts are secured we are not able to announce all acts at one time.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

went to clean bandit who were fantastic, looking forward to seeing next year's line up.

ann phizacklea, 12/Oct/2017
3 Stars 3 Stars

Been 3 times so far (Paloma Faith twice) and more recently to see clean bandit. Food prices are a bit steep for basic quality food though. Its the only place where you can take a 65x bridge camera (600) but you cant take a DSLR camera (400) as they class that as pro gear!!!!!. Relax that rule and you would get 5 stars from me. All it would take is the person to sign a disclaimer stating personal use only like how Newmarket Nights permit.

Darren, 12/Oct/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

I was persuaded to go to the Company Of Wolves evening on 21st Sept with family. Not knowing what to expect,especially from the leaflet and can say honestly say it was an experience to remember for all the right reasons.If in doubt check the Burn the and GO and JOIN in the adventure.

Cherry , 28/Sep/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Went to see Clean Bandit with friends and had a fantastic time. First time I've been to an outdoor music event and luckily the weather was brilliant. Everything was well organised. Being outdoors I was worried about the toilets, but the facilities were very clean. Also enjoyed newcomer Mullally. Only downside was leaving the car-park, but everything else was fantastic!

Anonymous, 25/Jul/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Fabulous venue. Very clean facilities. Good organisation with visitors going in and out.

Highly recommend

Clare Burton, 25/Jul/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

Can't fault the venue the show (Olly Murs) the staff etc, but I would recommend take your own food! Our choice to purchase two 5 'Hot dogs' weren't hot but were rubbery!. Out of date powdery roll disappointing and poor quality.

Shaun, 25/Jul/2017

Very sorry to hear you were not happy with your food but pleased to hear you enjoyed the event overall.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

We saw Steve Mason and Elbow and thoroughly enjoyed the concert. Well organised, well behaved and Elbow were simply brilliant. My only gripe was the poor choice of beer in the bar. Other food/drink/loos etc were all superb!

Simon, 24/Jul/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Myself and my Mrs went to see Rick Astley. I was hesitant, but just wow! He was great, better live than recorded, we both agreed, but the best bit was the venue. Accousticly superb and very, very well done. I can't fault it. Thank you

Myron , 9/Jul/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

Such a fab event on Thursday. The parking organisation was excellent, both in AND out, the facilities clean and kept topped up (loo roll and hand sanitizer!), all in all a brilliantly organised event! Thank you!

Anonymous, 5/Jul/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

We went to see Clean Bandit on Sunday evening it was my little boy Ronnie's 10th birthday. Ronnie also held a sign up telling Clean Bandit he was 10 that day Clean bandit finished and then came back out done a shout out to Ronnie and then along with all the crowd sand him happy birthday! Made his day and a fantastic memory(only wish I had it on film)Excellent organisation child friendly great job High Lodge

Shelley Jarred, 4/Jul/2017

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