Simple Minds: Everything you need to know about tonight's Scarborough Open Air Theatre show

Global rock icons Simple Minds are heading to the Yorkshire coast this evening (June 18)  for a headline show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.Global rock icons Simple Minds are heading to the Yorkshire coast this evening (June 18)  for a headline show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.
Global rock icons Simple Minds are heading to the Yorkshire coast this evening (June 18) for a headline show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.
Global rock icons Simple Minds are heading to Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre tonight (June 18) - here’s all you need to know ahead of the show!

Simple Minds are one of the most successful bands to ever come from the UK, selling more than 60 million records worldwide and having number one singles on both sides of the Atlantic

Demand to see them perform such iconic hits as Promised You a Miracle, Glittering Prize, Someone Somewhere in Summertime, Waterfront, Alive and Kicking, Sanctify Yourself and Don’t You Forget About Me has grown year on year, with the band consistently acclaimed as one of the best live outfits of their generation.

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The Scottish legends will be joined tonight by special guests Del Amitri.

The doors open at 6pm and an assortment of food and drink stalls are available inside the concert area.

Those driving to the concert will be able to park at a number of places in close proximity to the venue:

  • Scalby Mills Car Park YO12 6RP
  • Marine and Royal Albert Drive YO11 1PG
  • Northstead Upper YO12 6AQ
  • Northstead Lower YO12 6PF
  • Victoria Park YO12 7TS
  • William Street YO12 7PL

In addition, there are a number of car parks located in the Town Centre within a 15-minute walk to the venue.

Note that parking in Council car parks is free AFTER 6pm

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Do not park on grass verges, across driveways or where an obstruction may occur.

Bags larger than an A4 piece of paper are not permitted. All bags are subject to a search.

There are three designated smoking areas within the venue. These are located at the North, South and top of the venue.

For health and safety reasons, there will not be an opportunity for the general public to leave and re-enter the venue. A strict policy of no re-admission to the venue will be enforced.

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Electronic cigarettes are not permitted for use within the venue seating/standing area.

Concerts are only ever cancelled due to the weather if the conditions become dangerous. However, concert goers cannot bring an umbrella, so please dress appropriately.

The show will continue to go ahead if it rains and there will be no refunds offered.

Tickets for tonight’s show are still available at https://www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com/simpleminds

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