Celebs light up Blackpool at BBC Radio 2 All Star Party

Beverley Knight, Craig Charles and Trevor Nelson were among those who appeared at the Blackpool event

STAR POWER: Beverley Knight and Heather Small at the Radio 2 All Star Party

TREVOR NELSON, Craig Charles, Beverley Knight  and M People star Heather Small were among the celebrities who were part of the third BBC Radio 2 All Star Party which took place last weekend.

The event, which was described as a spectacular night of soul, R&B and dance music, was broadcast live from the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool. 

The night also featured live performances from The Brand New Heavies, The Shapeshifters and The Fantasy Funk Band and 80s star Roachford.

This year’s Radio 2 All Star Party follows last year’s event in Bridlington, which featured live music from Clean Bandit, Incognito, Lemar, Kid Creole & The Coconuts and The Fantasy Funk Band featuring Gabrielle, Jaki Graham and John Turrell.

The inaugural event in 2017, which took place at the Manchester Apollo, featured live performances from Soul II Soul, The Fantasy Funk Band with guest vocalists Shaun Escoffery and Omar, plus disco and funk legends Shalamar.

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  1. | Terri

    Thanks to all Djs involved plus the guests,, It was a fantastic night of singing and dancing, Definitely go again. Up there with one of my best nights out!!!


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