Radio One Big Weekend

Radio 1 has chosen our fine city of Norwich to hold their truly amazing BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. Over 50,000 lucky people will attend Europe’s largest free ticketed festival and get the chance to see some of the most exciting artists on the planet.

As it is situated in Earlham Park, The Best Western George Hotel is an ideal location to stay for this massive event. We still have rooms available on the Friday and on the Sunday, offering some great accommodation deals.

Also, BBC Radio 1 will be holding their Academy, Saturday 9 to Sunday 15 May in various venues in Norwich city centre. This will target young people aged 14 to 19. There will be artists and guest speakers holding talks and workshops on a breadth of cultural activities including digital coding, life skills and the music industry.

The artists
The full line-up for the main stage over the weekend includes Florence + the Machine, Muse and Ben Howard on Saturday, and on Sunday, Sam Smith, Olly Murs, Taylor Swift and Foo Fighters.

So if you need accommodation for any of these events, give the George Hotel festival hands article image-medium_new a call today on 01603 617841.

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