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Deacon Blue will headline Trentham Live 2024

Deacon Blue will headline Trentham Live 2024

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‘Trentham Live is excited to unveil the last of the headline acts for their 2024 music extravaganza. This year’s 4-day musical event is the largest yet, with Busted, Jess Glynne, and Manic Street Preachers already confirmed. Mark your calendars from Thursday, August 15th to Sunday, August 18th, 2024, for four incredible performances in a singular setting!’

On Thursday, August 15th, Deacon Blue will headline at Trentham Live 2024, kicking off an exhilarating weekend against the beautiful backdrop of Trentham Estate.

Deacon Blue, formed in 1985 and known for their iconic debut album Raintown, released ‘All The Old 45s’ – The Very Best of Deacon Blue last year, along with a career-spanning anthology box set titled ‘You Can Have It All – The Complete Albums Collection,’ thirty-six years after their debut album.

The band is eager for their upcoming Summer performances, especially at The Trentham Estate in August. They anticipate showcasing their popular hits like Dignity, Loaded, Wages Day, Real Gone Kid, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, Your Swaying Arms, Twist & Shout, Your Town, The Hipsters, City Of Love, and more. Frontman Ricky Ross is excited to celebrate Deacon Blue’s impressive musical history with dedicated fans. He expressed enthusiasm for playing All The Old 45s at the picturesque Trentham stage.

Deacon Blue first shared their gospel of hope, work, dignity, and Scottish towns drenched in rain a lifetime ago. Their words still shield us today. Amidst changing times, their songs remain essential: in our cities, hearts, homes, especially in turbulent days.

Deacon Blue comprises Ricky Ross, co-vocalist Lorraine McIntosh, Dougie Vipond on drums, Jim Prime on keyboards, Gregor Philp on guitar, and Lewis Gordon on bass.

After the success of their arena tour last year, Deacon Blue eagerly anticipate showcasing numerous chart-topping hits for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment amid the beautiful Trentham Estate surroundings.

Trentham Live has solidified its place as a prominent summer event in the UK festival lineup, attracting music fans from across regions and offering an unforgettable weekend for music enthusiasts of every age. “We’re thrilled to unveil our last headliners for Trentham Live 2024 and eagerly anticipate Deacon Blue’s performance on our stage!” announced Kerrie Pope, Head of Events. “We’ve dedicated efforts to curate a fantastic music lineup while ensuring affordability for all attendees, with Deacon Blue tickets starting at just £45.”

The event has become a beloved staple for families on the event calendar, increasingly selected as their inaugural live music outing with young children, accompanied by a variety of excellent food vendors.

Tickets for Trentham Live 2024 – Deacon Blue show are available on General Sale from Monday 11th March @ 10.00am from – and

Tickets will be on pre-sale for Trentham members starting from 10:00 am on Friday, March 8th.

About Trentham

Trentham, located in Staffordshire, provides a diverse day out in the UK, featuring a variety of leisure activities suitable for all age groups.

It is a premier leisure spot in the country, drawing in 4 million visitors annually and was honored with the Visit England Gold Accolade for 2023.

In 2022, Trentham scooped up accolades for ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year’ and ‘Resilience and Innovation’ at the Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards by showcasing creativity, resilience, and community support amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Trentham Gardens, beautifully restored and centrally located within the estate, ranked as the fifth most visited paid attraction in the 2021 Visit England survey.

“Trentham holds a rich historical legacy and stands as a renowned local landmark. It serves as a vital sanctuary for the community, fostering reflection and inspiration.”

Trentham captivates visitors from various places, joyfully embracing families spanning generations – grandparents, parents, children, loved ones, and friends gather to discover the scenery, observe wildlife, draw inspiration from the gardens, and partake in a variety of activities and events available.

Since 2003, the 725-acre estate once owned by the Dukes of Sutherland for more than four centuries has undergone a significant rejuvenation project.

Trentham Gardens, renowned for its Italianate Gardens designed by Charles Barry in the 1830s and meticulously restored by leading landscape designers, offers the UK’s inaugural ‘barefoot’ walk. Visitors can enjoy a delightful children’s play area, maze, and a scenic stroll around the mile-long lake fashioned by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th century. Additionally, Trentham houses the Trentham Garden Centre and an extended Shopping Village—a diverse collection of shops and dining options, complemented by a 119-bedroom Premier Inn Hotel.

Trentham is a haven for conservation and biodiversity, highlighted by the Monkey Forest where guests can stroll among 140 free-roaming Barbary macaques within their natural woodland habitat. The area features vast woodlands officially recognized as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), offering grazing spaces for rare breed herds and wild black fallow deer. Additionally, Trentham has recently reintroduced Eurasian Beavers and endangered water voles to enhance its environmental diversity.

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