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BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend 2023, Camperdown Park, Dundee

  • Submitted by: Joe FitzPatrick, Dundee City West, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-07717

That the Parliament welcomes the announcement that the 2023 BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend will be hosted at Camperdown Park in the Dundee City West constituency, between 26 and 28 May 2023; understands that acts will include Anne-Marie, Arlo Parks, Lewis Capaldi, Niall Horan, Raye, and The 1975; notes that Camperdown Park last hosted the event in 2006; understands that over 80,000 fans will attend over the three-day event; further understands that BBC Radio 1 will broadcast live from the festival site across the weekend; welcomes Dundee City Council's partnership with BBC Radio 1, and calls on BBC Radio 1 to showcase Dundee’s vast and diverse music scene.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Alexander Burnett, Maggie Chapman, Natalie Don, Jackie Dunbar, Jim Fairlie, Kenneth Gibson, Christine Grahame, Emma Harper, Bill Kidd, Rona Mackay, Ruth Maguire, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan, Jenni Minto, Audrey Nicoll, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Mercedes Villalba