BBC Big Band with special guest Claire Martin

Swing Legends & Big Band Divas

Sunday 22 July 2018

7.30pm • King's Lynn Corn Exchange • £25, under 18s £12.50

Conductor: Barry Forgie
Special Guest Vocalist: Claire Martin OBE

The internationally acclaimed BBC Big Band, conductor Barry Forgie and award-winning vocalist, Claire Martin OBE, celebrate the music of the greatest Big Bands and Jazz Divas of the twentieth century. Includes music by Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman, alongside a sparkling selection of songs made famous by the most iconic Big Band Divas of the era, including Ella Fitzgerald.

The perfect way to round-off the town’s popular “Forties Lynn” day.

King's Lynn Corn Exchange

King's Lynn Corn Exchange

Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JW

The Grade II listed facade of King's Lynn Corn Exchange is one of the town’s iconic buildings, facing the town's major public square.  The interior space was completely transformed in 1996 after a £4.4million rebuild to provide a wonderful venue for a variety of cultural events.

Car Parking
There is ample parking directly opposite the Corn Exchange on the Tuesday Market Place and behind the Corn Exchange on Common Staithe Quay.  Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:

There is one level access from the front door to wheelchair seating and toilet for people with disabilities. There is an infra-red sound enhancement system for the hard of hearing, and guide dogs are admitted.  Please note that wheelchair spaces and seating for those with limited mobility or with guide dogs must be pre-booked.

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All of our Corn Exchange festival events have reserved seats.  The following seating plan is to be used as a guide only – for further details please contact the box office.


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