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BBC Music's The Biggest Weekend

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran announced for BBC Music's The Biggest Weekend in Swansea.

Biggest Weekend
26 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
Singleton Park/Botanical Gardens

The Biggest Weekend is taking place on the late May bank holiday weekend (25-28 May) over four sites in four nations across four days, and will be the BBC's biggest ever celebration of music across TV, radio, online and mobile.

Ed Sheeran said, "So excited to be part of The Biggest Weekend this summer! I've always loved performing at Big Weekend with Radio 1 and this year it's going to be even bigger. Bring it on Swansea!"

Saturday 26 May

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Craig David
  • Jess Glynne
  • Wolf Alice
  • Years & Years

Sunday 27 May

  • Taylor Swift
  • J Hus
  • James Bay
  • Niall Horan


Tickets for The Biggest Weekend go on sale on Monday 12 February, priced at £18 plus £4.50 booking fee.

The booking process will be handled by Ticketmaster - the only official ticketing agent for The Biggest Weekend.

There are over 175,000 tickets available to the public and tickets will be geographically weighted with a percentage available to each of the local areas. For more information about tickets, please go to

Book Parking tickets here
Register with BBC for Accessible Parking here

Travel details for the Biggest Weekend in Swansea

*NOTE*: This is a two day event, with seperate tickets for each day. The event site will be closed overnight and there is no camping permitted on site. You can find a list of nearby campsites in the area here Register of licensed caravan and camp sites

The four locations confirmed are:

Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales

Saturday 26th May - BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & Asian Network
Sunday 27th May - BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & Asian Network

Scone Palace, Perth, Scotland

Friday 26th May - BBC Radio 3
Saturday 27th May - BBC Radio 2

War Memorial Park, Coventry, England

Sunday 27th May - BBC Radio 2
Monday 28th May - BBC Radio 3

Titanic Slipways, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Friday 25th May - BBC 6 Music
Saturday 26th May - BBC 6 Music

Nick Grimshaw, BBC Radio 1's Breakfast presenter said, "You know it's the start of the summer when we put on a massive festival, and we're bringing two of the biggest artists in the world to Swansea. Taylor and Ed plus a whole massive line-up to be announced make The Biggest Weekend THE event of the year."

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