Free Coach Travel for NHS Workers (13th October - to Gig)
Free coach ticket update: Wow, that was a busy evening! Currently all locations 100% sold out apart from Leicester and Coventry. We are sorry that we couldn't provide everyone with the free coach seats, as you all deserve one. Please register your details below and we will let you know as and when we secure more vehicles.
Update 02/04/20: We have released more free seats on the Stockport and Manchester coaches.
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot will play a free show for NHS staff working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.
The pair are giving away 9,000 tickets for the show in Nottingham on 13th October.
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.