About Paul Heaton free NHS
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott - A Free Concert for NHS Workers due to perform at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham originally scehduled for Tuesday 13 October 2020 and then rescheduled to Thursday 29 April 2021 has been rescheduled again to Thursday 14 October 2021.
The artist statement says:
very sorry and enormously frustrated to have to make this announcement,
but due to the ongoing situation & social distancing rules around
the UK and Ireland we have once again been forced into rescheduling
our forthcoming tour dates. We've now moved the UK dates to October 2021
and we're still working on new dates for Ireland which will be
announced at some point in the coming weeks. Your tickets remain valid
for all the new dates. We're extremely sorry for any inconvenience
caused by this but can't wait to see and perform for you all. 'Til then
Big Green Coach are contacting all our suppliers to rearrange the coaches to the new date to ensure that all the NHS workers we have offered free return coach travel for will continue to enjoy our service. Please bear with us whilst we organise all of this.
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot will play a free show for NHS staff working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.
All NHS staff, including "doctors, nurses, support workers, porters and cleaners", will be welcome.
Hospital staff "can never be thanked enough", said Heaton in a statement.
"The coronavirus pandemic should remind everyone, and let no-one forget, that our National Health Service is the most brilliant and significant institution in our lives.
"We are just musicians, so there is little we can do but sing for you.
"From the porters, the cleaners and the drivers, to the doctors and the nurses; thank you."
FREE COACH TRAVEL
Big Green Coach are excited to be getting involved in this incredible one of show and will be offering a coach network FREE OF CHARGE.
Ensuring all those working on the frontline that get tickets to the gig have an extra reason to smile as their travel plans are taken care of!
Picking up in 13 locations, coaches will drop concert goers off before music starts and get them home safely again at the end of the night, making sure no one misses any of the action.
Planning travel will be the last thing on the minds of NHS workers right now and Big Green Coach are delighted to be able to help in some way.
In unprecedented times it’s so heart warming to see the live
music industry pulling together to give something back to the NHS.
Coaches are timed to arrive before music starts and will get concert goers home safely at the end of the show. No hotels, no leaving for the last train and no being designated driver. Take a well deserved party with your colleagues and have some fun.
Free coach network from: Birmingham, Chester, Coventry, Derby, Doncaster, Leeds, Leicester,
Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Stockport and Stoke-on-Trent. Direct to the gig and home again, free of charge, for all NHS workers.
Statement from Big Green Coach: "Like everyone, we have been amazed and humbled to see our NHS step up to fight this virus. Putting their lives on the line to help others. They cannot ever be thanked enough.
We were inspired by Paul and Jacqui's wonderful offer and so we are pleased we can join in to support this event by offering free coach travel to the NHS workers. We will have hundreds of coach seats available and we will continue to source even more."
All seats subject to availability. Once all seats are taken we will continue to work with our partners to add more seats.
Please only choose a maximum of two seats per booking. Concertgoers/travellers will need to bring a valid NHS or Primary Care Trust ID card when they attend the show.
Please secure your event ticket here
before booking your coach.