Radio 1 big weekend is coming to Devon

Coldplay will be performing at the event
(Last Updated On: February 1, 2016)

It has been announced this morning that Radio 1’s big weekend will be coming to Devon this year.

The event, which is the biggest free ticketed event in Europe will held at Powderham Castle on 28 and 29 May.

Coldplay, Bring Me The Horizon, Ellie Goulding, Craig David and Chase & Status have already been announced with more to be announced soon.

Coldplay will be performing at the event

Coldplay will be performing at the event

Ticket details will be revealed on 21 March, with the majority going to local people.

The event is expected to see around 50,000 people attend.

Since 2003, the event has travelled around the UK to cities and towns including Derry, Glasgow, Bangor, Sunderland, Maidstone and Dundee.

Last year the event was held in Norwich with acts including Muse, Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift, Ben Howard, Florence and the Machine, Rudimental, Snoop Dogg and James Bay.

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