Itís time for the kids
to party in Coventry, with the cityís largest nightclub being
given over to teenagers for two evenings in August.
An event last night at
SkyDome Coventry sold out in record time despite having a
capacity of nearly 2,500.
Management at the
complex have now acted quickly to give youngsters aged between
14 and 17-years-old the chance to attend more sessions.
Ikon and Diva will play
host to two more 'Club Culture' events, on 8 August and 22
August, after booking top chart acts to entertain the revellers.
manager Les Richards confirmed the August dates.
"The response to
Club Culture has been immense and tickets for the event just
held sold at a rate of 500 a day.
appealed to the teenagers is the fact that we are not just
giving them a venue to dance in, we are providing them with
"For the August
dates we have already booked DJ Deekline who peformed the
chart hit 'I Don't Smoke' and Oxide Neutrino whose 'Casualty'
tune reached number one.
came about because we listened to feedback from local
youngsters about a lack of events targeted for them. The last
thing we want is for some of them to miss out - hence the
Richards also revealed
the nights had won praise from parents for their attempts to
provide a secure environment.
alcohol from the bar taps, there are no gambling machines and
the fridges are blacked out for these events.
"We have also
paid to employ police officers specifically to attend Ikon and
Diva for Club Culture to add extra peace of mind."
Admission is £6 in
advance and tickets can be purchased at the SkyDome Box Office
situated in Jumpin Jaks, which will be open 10am - 5pm Monday to