FEB 01] WARWICK DISTRICT COUNCIL NEWS
Sex Bomb Tom And Van The Man To Play Warwick
Jones and Van Morrison are set to perform in separate open-air
concerts at Warwick Castle this summer.
concerts are planned on the 20, 21 and 22, with the third night
featuring songs from popular musicals.
concerts rely on a licence being granted by Warwick District
Council, which will meet on Monday to consider the issue.
1999 Simply Red played to 15,000 people for two nights at the
castle. The event was hailed a success by some, but residents
complained about the noise from the show, the construction of
the rig and the sound-checking.
the shows, people living in Stuart Close and Castle Close
presented a petition to the council demanding that the same
mistakes not be made again.
assured us that the noise levels would be strictly monitored,
but in no way were we prepared for the noise and nuisance
which we endured during the concert itself and also during the
days and nights of preparation leading up to the event, and
the dismantling that followed.
has added considerably to the distress we felt in having the
concert in such close proximity to our homes.
we ask why a noisy private party causing a nuisance to
neighbours can be stopped by law, but an infinitely more
ear-shattering noise from the castle is permitted?”
Health officer Richard Hall has urged the council’s Licensing
Committee to consider the residents when making the decision.
The police and fire services have not give any specific