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Bon Jovi UK kick off summer schedule at CONKERS’ covered amphitheatre in The National Forest on 23 May 2015.

There’s a summer of fantastic outdoor music and entertainment planned at The Arena at Waterside, CONKERS’ 700 capacity covered ampitheatre. A great mixture of original music, revivals, tribute acts all starts off with classic rock from Bon Jovi UK on 23 May 2015.

The Arena at Waterside is an established concert and entertainment venue located at CONKERS, the award-winning visitor attraction at the heart of The National Forest.

The first act performing in the summer 2015 programme is Bon Jovi UK. The band was formed around four years ago and has since become one of the top tribute bands in the UK, playing clubs, theatres and festivals all over the country with the sound of the New Jersey rockers.

Doors will at 7.30pm on Saturday 23 May with the show starting at 8pm. Tickets prices are £30 family (2 adults and 2 children), £12.50 adult and £7.50 child. For more information on what’s on and to book, call 01283 216633 or online at

There is a fully licensed bar, a café and restaurant in the Waterside Centre, parking is free and there are great rates available to stay overnight at the National Forest Youth Hostel next door.

Chris Sturdy, Regional Operations Manager at CONKERS said: “The Arena at Waterside has developed a great reputation for putting on great concerts and shows, and this year’s programme will continue to enhance that reputation. It’s a beautiful setting in the covered ampitheatre in the heart of The National Forest and we can’t wait to hear Bon Jovi UK rock out there on 23rd May!”

Last updated September 2015