Win tickets to Battle Proms classical concert

PUBLISHED: 09:13 06 July 2012 | UPDATED: 20:53 07 July 2012

Blades will be flying over this year's Battle Proms in the grounds of Hatfield House

Blades will be flying over this year's Battle Proms in the grounds of Hatfield House


BATTLE Proms returns to the grounds of Hatfield House later this month – and the Herts Advertiser has a superb competition for lovers of classical music.

The orchestra on stage at Battle PromsThe orchestra on stage at Battle Proms

Thousands of people are expected to attend the concert and fireworks in Hatfield Park on Saturday, July 21.

There will be a full two-hour programme of exquisite classical music performed by the renowned New English Concert Orchestra, plus all of the Last Night of the Proms favourites performed by soprano Denise Leigh.

Audiences will also be treated to an aerial display from a World War Two Spitfire, more than 200 live cannons, mounted Napoleonic skill-at-arms displays and fireworks to music.

The programme this year will also include an exciting addition in the form of the Blades Aerobatic Display Team – a leading group of former Red Arrows pilots renowned worldwide for flying precision aerobatics to the highest level.

Flag waving at Battle PromsFlag waving at Battle Proms

The Herts Advertiser has teamed up with Battle Proms organisers to offer readers the chance to win tickets to the picnic proms.

Our lucky winner will receive four tickets to attend the concert with their family and friends, plus each party member will receive a complimentary programme and flag to wave during the sing-along finale.

Adult tickets cost £33, rising to £38 on the gate, and can be bought in advance from – click on the link above right.

But to be in with a chance of winning four tickets, simply answer the following question:

The Battle Proms firework finaleThe Battle Proms firework finale

Which aerobatics display team will be appearing in the skies above Battle Proms?

A) Red Arrows;

B) The Blades;

C) The Spitfires.

To enter, text HA PROMS followed by your answer, name, address and postcode to 80058, e.g. HA PROMS A John Smith, 31a St Peter’s Street, St Albans, AL1 1TO.

Texts cost 50p plus your standard network rate.

* Terms and conditions: The competition closes at noon on Wednesday, July 12, 2012.

There is one prize of four tickets.

The winner will be the first correct entry selected at random after the closing date.

Usual Archant promotion rules apply.

Visit for details or call customer services on 0207 633 5020.

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