Win Tickets To See The Darkness

The Darkness exploded into the public consciousness for both their unique brand of glammed-up rock and outrageous stage costumes when their debut album Permission to Land shot to number one, spawning new rock anthems including Love is only a Feeling, I Believe In A Thing Called Love and Growing on Me.

EAST Anglia’s multi-award winning rockers, The Darkness, have announced a special trip to the forest in July and the Ely Standard has one pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader.

It was announced last week that the band are to support Lady Ga Ga on a national tour, but this is a chance to see the band up close and personal in the beautiful setting of Thetford Forest, part of Forestry Commission Live Music 2012 series of gigs.

The Darkness exploded into the public consciousness for both their unique brand of glammed-up rock and outrageous stage costumes when their debut album Permission to Land shot to number one, spawning new rock anthems including Love is only a Feeling, I Believe In A Thing Called Love and Growing on Me.

The band - brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain and Ed Graham - enjoyed a successful UK indoor tour last autumn following storming live sets at Download and Sonisphere festivals in the summer.


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The Darkness plus guests will be performing on Saturday, July 14 at Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk. Tickets are available from the Forestry Commission box office telephone 03000 680400 or buy online at www.forestry.gov.uk/music

How to Enter

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To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to see The Darkness at Thetford Forst, answer this question.

Name the two brothers in the band. Answers on a postcard to: The Ely Standard (Darkness comp) 38 Market Street, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4LS or email: debbie.davies@archant.co.uk

Closing date is April 30.

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