A few tickets left for the Parking Lot Social events at Coventry's Ricoh Arena - The Coventry Observer

A few tickets left for the Parking Lot Social events at Coventry's Ricoh Arena

Coventry Editorial 10th Apr, 2021   0

THERE is still a chance to book tickets for the Parking Lot Social events which roll into Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on Monday and Tuesday, April 12 and 13, for two days of live entertainment.

As well as classic movies, a special kids event, a seasonal Easter panto and the first ever drive-in drag show.

Tuesday’s drag show is sold out but there are still some tickets left for Monday’s.

With organisers adding the second date due to phenomenal demand, fans can expect to watch their favourite queens sashay onto the stage for an evening of raucous live entertainment, comedy and gag worthy looks.

Featuring the stars of RuPauls Drag Race UK, Cheryl Hole and Gothy Kendoll will be joined by Season

2 star Ginny Lemon on night one (Monday) with queen royalty Baga Chipz, Vinegar

Strokes and recent finalist, Tayce, taking to the stage for the sold out night two (Tuesday).

A world first, the drive-in drag show will feature a ‘Battle of the Queens’ silent disco.

While the clubs might be shut, each queen will go head to head to get audiences up on their feet and lip syncing

from their car seats – with a specially curated mix of classic pop tunes and diva anthems.

Audiences will also enjoy DriveTime Drag ‘Car-a-oke Roulette’. Adding to the immersive experience, each queen will spin the Car-o-oke wheel which will determine their musical fate, before heading into the crowd to find a singer to duet with.

Drag Race UK favourite, Baga Chipz, said: “We are all super excited to be back on an actual stage performing to a live audience for the first time since the UK went into lockdown.

“It’s been a difficult time for all who work in the performing community and I for one cannot wait to get back out there and party on The Parking Lot Social DriveTime Drag tour.

“Get ready for some dancing, singing and of course plenty of fierce fashion.”

Attendees will be entertained in their cars from a vast custom made stage, with shows broadcast across two 60ft screens.

Using the best technology, audio will be transmitted from the stage directly to each vehicle through a dedicated FM radio channel.

Car loads can also enjoy a stellar line up of classic films over the two days, including Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and The Greatest Showman.

For families with younger children, the Social Kids event offers content adapted to a younger, family-oriented audience and an earlier start time.

Also on the bill is The Parking Lot Social Easter Panto. Tailored specially for the drive-in format, the traditional theatre production has had a seasonal makeover – with cast members putting on a special performance of The Wizard of Oz.

A selection of delicious food from a variety street food vendors will also be available, including award winning burgers from Knowing Meat Knowing You, hearty street food fare from Kells Kitchen and artisan deserts, hot drinks and shakes from Hector & Harriet. All food is ordered online and delivered straight to each car.

Safety is at the heart of the event and audiences take part in the immersive, interactive shows from their own cars. It’s a completely contactless event ensuring a safe and socially distant experience, all in accordance with local government guidelines.

Tickets for The Parking Lot Social Easter festival in Coventry are selling fast, with customers advised to purchase soon to avoid disappointment.

For tickets, live updates and information visit The Parking Lot Social website: http://bit.ly/3pAhOBq

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