UB40

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On Saturday 16th June 2018, the world’s most successful reggae band, UB40 are set to rock the castle!  With well known hits such as Red Red Wine, I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You, and Kingston Town, it is sure to be a fantastic night.

Formed in the summer of 1978, the band named themselves after an unemployment benefit form, and began rehearsing in a Birmingham basement. In the 80s and 90s, UB40 filled the charts, and reignited the global popularity of reggae. After nearly four decades of success, UB40 are a household name and considered one of the biggest UK music acts of all time, having had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Charts, and sold over 70 million records worldwide.

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Today the band remain a headline fixture at festivals, and continue to tour internationally.  Still made up of their key founding members, with the exception of lead singer Ali Campbell’s replacement by his brother, Duncan Campbell, in 2008, UB40 are Robin Campbell (co-lead vocals and guitar), Duncan Campbell (lead vocals) Earl Falconer (bass, vocal), Brian Travers (sax and keyboards), Jimmy Brown (drums), Norman Hassan (percussion, vocals). The band also features Martin Meredith (sax) and Lawrence Parry (trumpet), who have both been in UB40’s touring line-up for over twenty years, and Tony Mullins (keyboards), creating a genre-defining synergy of horns and rhythm section that are uniquely UB40.

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Tickets

£35.00 (Standing Only)

Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.  There are no concessions.

Tickets will be available from 24 November 2017 at 10am from Pembroke Castle Gift Shop, over the phone on 01646 681510 and online here.

 

Schedule

16:00     Gates open

The stage times will be announced closer to the date. The event will end at approx. 22:30.  Please be aware that these timings could be subject to change.

 

Extra Information

Please note that concertgoers are NOT permitted to bring into the venue any seats, furniture, food or drink among other items.  There will be a variety of food and drink available throughout the event.  Please click here to read the full Terms and Conditions before purchasing.

Also note that this is an outdoor concert and that it would be wise to dress appropriately for the weather.

 

Park & Ride

More information will be available as soon as possible.

 

Disabled Facilities

There will be disabled toilets available. There will be a Wheelchair Viewing Platform at a raised level, positioned with a view of the stage, which is reserved for wheelchair users only.  You will not be able to access this area with a standard Standing Only ticket.  To purchase a ticket for the Wheelchair Viewing Platform, please call us on 01646 681510.  Please be aware that there will only be a limited number of tickets available for this area.

 

Security Advice

The safety and security of all of our visitors are our top priorities.  With the recent tragic events in the UK, we are continually reviewing our security procedures at the Castle.  We work very closely with Dyfed Powys Police, and our local partners to ensure that there is a coordinated and appropriate level of security in place for each and every event.  If you are coming to the Castle, please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time to pass through our enhanced security checks.  Our security and stewarding teams are there for your safety.  Please cooperate fully with all security personnel.

Our bag policy

Due to the current unprecedented security situation, it is better for everyone if you do not bring a bag at all. With the exception of the picnic event to be held on Sunday 17 June, we will not permit large bags into the castle but you will be permitted to take small bags and handbags in with you.  We class small bags as no larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm or standard handbags.  There are no bag storage facilities available at the castle – please plan ahead if you intend travelling to Pembroke with a large bag.

Prohibited Items

In keeping with other places of entertainment and our existing terms and conditions there are a number of items that are prohibited.

  • On Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June, the following items are prohibited:  Any form of weapon, firework, illegal substances, glass bottles, cans or other form of sealed container, food and drink, (with the exception of that needed for medical purposes), seats, tables and any other form of furniture.
  • On Sunday 17 June the same restrictions will apply apart from food, drink, seats and furniture which will be allowed as it is a picnic style event.

Preparing for our search procedures

It's really simple.

  • Finish up any food and drink before you enter the castle as you’re not allowed to take these in with you.
  • Head to the castle main entrance, present your ticket to the steward and join one of the queues.
  • The bag search lanes are clearly indicated.
  • Please present yourself to one of our Search Stewards with your coat open (if you are wearing one) and be prepared for a body search and to answer any questions that you may be asked.
  • Once through the search procedure you will be able to enter the venue.