Party in the garden with Craig Charles Funk & Soul Live

15 July 2016

Gates open - 7.00pm
Performance begins - 8.00pm
Performance ends - 10.30pm

Adult - £35 £30
Child - £25 £20

Advance tickets are no longer available. Tickets for this event will be available at the gate subject to availability.

The ultimate funk and soul party comes to Chatsworth as BBC 6 Music brings the most popular show on the network to the garden for one night only this summer.

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Live will feature the legendary actor, host and broadcaster himself presenting a number of special guest artists, all performing the greatest funk and soul songs of all time, backed by the incredible Fantasy Funk Band. The evening will climax with Craig doing what he does best a full DJ set of the very best funk and soul tunes mixed to perfection. A regular at festivals across the UK as a DJ including Latitude, Craig will be joined by special guests including Lemar, Mica Paris and Roachford. They will be performing songs including Superstition, Move On Up, Papa Was A Rolling Stone, Got To Give It Up and many more.

Chatsworth is the exclusive venue for the BBC Craig Charles Funk & Soul Live concert this summer, so grab your friends, your dancing shoes and join us for the biggest party of the year!



Picnic bags

Picnics are available for purchase in advance when booking concert tickets. Picnics ordered will be available for pick-up on the night with proof of purchase.

Standard picnic - £17.50 per person

  • Homemade dainty afternoon tea sandwiches
  • Antipasti selection to include - mixed olives, marinated artichokes, semi-dried tomatoes, hummus and crudités, Parma ham and chorizo sausage and mixed baby leaf salad (vegetarian option to include Manchego cheese and quince jelly)
  • Goat's cheese and caramelized red onion tartlet
  • Baked lemon cheesecake with fresh strawberries

White wine picnic - £22.50 per person
Standard picnic with a mini bottle of white wine

Champagne picnic - £27.50 per person
Standard picnic with a mini bottle of champagne


Will the concerts still take place if the weather is poor?
The concerts will take place whatever the weather, so please come prepared for all weather conditions.

What time do the performances start?
Gates open at 7pm, and the concert will take place from 8pm.

Does my ticket include admission to the garden during the day?
No, concert tickets include admission to the garden from 7pm. You can buy day tickets to the garden.

What time should we book a taxi for?
We suggest that you book a taxi for 10.45pm in case the performance runs over.

What refreshments are available?
Flora's Temple is open for tea, coffee, snacks and ice cream. We will also have estate farm shop burgers and hot roast pork sandwiches available, plus two bars – one serving champagne and another for beers/spirits.

Can I get a refund?
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Do children pay?
Children aged 3 and under get into the concert for free and do not require a ticket. Children aged 4 and over will need to purchase a ticket for the event at the prices quoted above.

What if I have lost my tickets?
Chatsworth does not accept responsibility for the loss of tickets.

When will tickets from online bookings be sent out?
All tickets purchased up to 11.59pm on 10 July will be posted 11 July. Any tickets purchased from 11 July will be available at the North Gate Box Office on the night. Please call the Chatsworth Bookings Office on 01246 565430 if you have any queries.

What's the last day for booking tickets online?
Online booking will be available until 13 July 2016, after which tickets will be available onsite, and at the entrance to the concert (subject to availability). All tickets booked after 13 July 2016 will not be posted. They will be available for pick up at the North Gate Box Office.

Will there be fireworks?
There will be fireworks.

Can I bring gazebos, tents, barbecues or awnings?
Please bring along your own picnic rugs and chairs. Barbecues, gazebos, tents, awnings and Chinese lanterns are not permitted.

Can I take photographs?
Photography is permitted for non-commercial purposes.

Can I bring a dog?
It is not suitable to bring your dog to this event.

Is there discount for groups?
There is not a group discount for this event.