Sir Tom to headline Hyde Park show

Sir Tom Jones is heading for the green, green grass of Hyde Park to headline a major concert in central London.

Sir Tom Jones will perform at Hyde Park
Sir Tom Jones will perform at Hyde Park

The singer, who recently appeared as a coach on the BBC talent show The Voice, is topping the bill at one of the British Summer Time gigs.

He said: " I love playing in Hyde Park, it's such a beautiful place and so many of the greats have played there. There is a real sense of musical history and a fantastic atmosphere that comes with playing in the middle of a great London park on a wonderful summer evening."

Other acts lined up for the event on Sunday July 13 include Irish band Boyzone, X Factor winners Little Mix and veteran group 10cc.

The family-friendly event also includes performances by the team behind the Horrible Histories TV show and a Shaun the Sheep children's farmyard.

Other headliners at the event, which is held throughout July, include r ock veteran Neil Young.

The star will be accompanied by his band Crazy Horse, with whom he has been regularly collaborating for four and a half decades, at the concert on July 12.

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