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Summer concerts

Il Divo

We are delighted to announce that our beautiful house and grounds will be the backdrop to some spectacular outdoor concerts in 2018.

On Saturday 7th July 2018, Il Divo, the platinum selling international classical vocal quartet, will perform at Englefield House as part of their UK ‘Castles and Country Tour’. The tour will see the group performing at some of the UK’s most beautiful castles and outdoor locations.

Il Divo has enjoyed stunning success, selling over 30 million copies worldwide. They have performed in front of the world’s great and good from former President Barack Obama to Her Majesty the Queen and Hollywood icons Tom Hanks and Robert De Niro. They have also shared the stage with many musical legends including Celine Dion and Barbara Streisand. 

The ‘Castles and Country Tour’ is their first UK tour since 2016.

Multi-million selling global superstar Michael Ball will join Il Divo as special guest on six of the group’s forthcoming UK shows, including at Englefield House.

Tickets for this event at Englefield House are on sale here.

Customers should ensure that tickets are purchased through a reputable vendor – ticketmaster.com or cuffeandtaylor.com.

Englefield Estate accepts no responsibility for any issues with purchase of tickets, including but not limited to: additional fees charged by ticket vendors, the sale of fake or otherwise void tickets, or purchase of tickets that do not arrive. Please see FAQs below for further information on purchasing tickets and contact the ticket vendor should you have any issues with your purchase.

How do I book tickets?

To book tickets please visit: https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Englefield-House-tickets-Reading/venue/254237 

How do I get there?

Englefield House, Theale, Reading RG7 5EN and is 2.5 miles from junction 12 of the M4.

What time do gates open?

Gates to the concert arena will open at 5pm.

I have a query regarding my tickets, who do I speak to?

For any questions you may have with regards to your tickets, you’ll need to contact your point of purchase and their customer services team will be able to help.

Ticketmaster: Sales is 0844 844 0444 or for Customer Service is 0333 321 9999 or the Accessibility Line is 0800 988 4440

VIP Nation: vipnation@livenation.co.uk or for more information visit vipnation.eu/ildivo

Ticketline: 0161 813 2222

See Tickets: 0871 220 0260

Encore: 0207 492 1583

AXS: 0203 481 55 06 (Customer Service) and General Enquiries 08448 24 48 24

Gigantic: 0115 807 7900

Is this concert outdoors?

Yes, this is a fully seated outdoor concert. Please be aware that people may stand around you. The ground may be slightly uneven in parts, so we recommend wearing suitable footwear.

If it rains, will the concert still go ahead?

Yes, the concert will go ahead in the rain so please come prepared. Concerts are only ever cancelled if the weather conditions make it dangerous.

Can I bring an umbrella?

Umbrellas are not permitted.

Can I bring a camera?

Domestic Cameras are permitted. However, ones with a detachable lens are not. No Flash photography is permitted either.

Can I bring food and drink?

Food and Drink is not permitted in the concert arena. However, people with special dietary requirements can bring along their own food accommodated alongside a doctor’s note. You may bring in 1 sealed bottled of water per person max 500ml. There will be a selection of hot and cold food stalls available to choose from inside the venue grounds.

Where is the nearest car park?

There will be paid car parking available on site. To book tickets in advance please click on the link below. Advance tickets are £10 plus fees and on the day parking is £20. Car parks will open at 3pm on the day of the show. To book car park tickets please visit https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Englefield-House-tickets-Reading/venue/254237

Is there a pick up and drop off point?

Yes, please follow the yellow traffic signage for directions. Please note the directions will change during the evening to allow for the smooth flow of traffic leaving the event.

I have a blue badge, where can I park?

There is a designated blue badge area at the venue. When arriving please display your blue badge and you will be directed to park in the blue badge area. We suggest booking as early as possible to secure a space.
Please click here to book your car parking ticket.  You simply need to purchase a general car park ticket and ensure you display your valid blue badge on arrival at the venue.

Will there be accessible toilet facilities?

Yes, accessible toilet facilities will be provided within the concert area.

Is there a dedicated wheelchair area?

Yes. There will be a raised, accessible, platform suitable for wheelchair users. You can purchase tickets from www.ticketmaster.co.uk or call 0800 988 4440

Is there suitable seating for people who require better access?

Call Ticketmaster Accessible Line on 0800 988 4440

Public Transport

Nearest train stations Theale (2 miles), Pangbourne (4 miles) and Aldermaston (5 miles)

When will the show start?

Entertainment should be expected to begin from 7pm, however please note that this is always subject to change.

What time should the show finish?

The performance should finish no later than 10.30pm.

Where will I collect my tickets from?

There will be an on-site Box Offce situated within the Venue grounds clearly signposted from the entrance to the Venue.

What time can I collect my tickets from?

The Venue Box Office will be open from 2pm. (Please note that times are subject to change. Keep checking back for regular updates).

Can I purchase tickets on the day?

If there is availability, yes, tickets can be purchased on the day of the performance.

Can I have a refund or exchange on my tickets?

We regret that we cannot exchange, refund or transfer tickets unless the event in question has been cancelled or rescheduled. This is part of the purchase policy you agree to when purchasing tickets.

If in the unfortunate circumstances the performance is cancelled, how do I obtain a refund?

All necessary information will be displayed across all social media sites and the Cuffe and Taylor website detailing what steps to follow. Please allow 24-48 hours for this information.

Can I see a seating plan?

Yes, seating plans are available on the Ticketmaster website.

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