Budget: N/A

Deadline: 12am on August 28

Contact: Call the events team on 01202 261306 or email events@poole.gov.uk

Info: Experienced event organisers are being invited to express an interest in delivering a classical and/or pop music festival in Upton Country Park in 2018. This opportunity offers event organisers use of Upton House as a dining venue as well as the front lawn for concert performances.

This event would replace and build on the success of the Upton House Music Festival that was hosted in 2016 and 2017, featuring amongst others Michael Bolton, Jools Holland and Catherine Jenkins supported by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Upton Country Park, located on the Dorset south coast, is one of Poole’s premier attractions. Upton House, a Georgian mansion house, is a vital part of local history and Grade II* Listed Building built in 1816 and forming the focal point of the estate.

As a licensed event site, Upton Country Park now hosts a diverse range of events throughout the year from wedding exhibitions and open air cinema screenings to charitable fun runs and town and country shows.

Guidance information and specification in addition to the expression of interest form is available upon request.