London will be celebrating with its annual fireworks display taking place on the South Bank, but before all that families will gather at home, drinks and nibble ready for a evening of chat, games and tv (in the background).
Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the New Year’s Eve celebration is back, with tickets available to buy for those who fancy seeing it in person.
The National Lottery’s New Year’s Eve Big Bash comes to ITV1 with Jason Manford and Alesha Dixo
The National Lottery’s New Year’s Eve Big Bash comes to ITV1 and ITVX this evening.
Jason Manford and Alesha Dixon will host the one-off spectacular music and entertainment show that brings together some of the UK’s most celebrated stars for a party like no other.
The event takes place at the OVO Arena Wembley and airs on ITV1 tonight (Saturday, 31 December) at 8:30PM. You’ll also be able to watch online on ITVX.
The special will see unique performances and one-off collaborations from the likes of Tom Grennan, Adam Lambert, Joel Corry, RAYE, Katherine Jenkins OBE, Cirque du Soleil plus many more, alongside a closer look at the popular culture highlights, key sporting moments and worldwide events that have impacted the UK throughout the year.
Jason Manford said: “I’m delighted to be hosting The National Lottery’s New Year’s Eve Big Bash with Alesha. It’s going to be an incredible show, bringing the nation together to celebrate the most memorable moments of 2022.
“Whether you’re lucky enough to get a ticket to see the show at Wembley or watching from your sofa at home, dig out your dancing shoes and join us for a cracking night. It’s going to be a big one!”
Alesha Dixon added “The National Lottery’s New Year’s Eve Big Bash is going to be the night you will not want to miss. Think of it as a huge house party with an amazing line-up and a few hidden extras along the way! Get dressed up from the comfort of your own home and come party with us – we’ve got your evening sorted.”
The National Lottery’s New Year’s Eve Big Bash airs on ITV1 and ITVX on Saturday, 31 December at 8:30PM.
But if you prefer to watch the display from the comfort of your own home, here’s how you can watch the event on TV.
Who is on Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny 2022?
With just hours to go until we say goodbye to 2022, we can always rely on Jools Holland to kick off the New Year with a star-studded line-up of talented musicians.
This year’s special marks 30 years of Hootenanny, with the BBC Two show having become a tradition in so many households over the last three decades and a festive staple for the broadcaster.
With the Pipes and Drums of the Scots Guards back with their yearly rendition of Auld Lang Syne and the likes of George Ezra, Gabrielle, Ruby Turner and Self Esteem putting on a big show, fans can expect to be entertained as BBC Two heads into the New Year.
Read on for everything you need to know about this tonight’s episode of Jools’ Annual Hootenanny, including the musical line-up.
Who is performing on Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny 2022?
Helping Jools Holland to ring in the New Year on the Hootenanny tonight will be:
- George Ezra
- Self Esteem
- Cat Burns
- Andy Fairweather Low
- Roland Gift
- The Real Thing
- Rachael and Vilray
- Ruby Turner
- Pipes and Drums of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards
When does Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny 2022 air?
Jools Holland hosts his annual hootenanny, which sees him and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra bring in 2023 with a host of musical guests
Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny will be airing its 30th edition on Saturday 31st December at 11:30pm on BBC Two. The special will air over two hours and will be counting down the New Year in style with a line-up of exciting musical guests.
Is Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny filmed live?
Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny is not filmed live on New Year’s Eve and was filmed at Maidstone Studios on Wednesday, December 14.
Jools Holland’s Annual Hootenanny airs on Saturday 31st December at 11:30pm on BBC Two.
How to watch New Year’s Eve fireworks display on TV
Viewers will be able to tune into London’s fireworks display on BBC One on New Year’s Eve (Saturday 31st December) at 11:30pm during the first part of Sam Ryder’s All Star New Year’s Eve.
During the night, the Eurovision star will be joined by some of music’s biggest stars putting on a spectacular New Year’s Eve party, which will head into midnight. The party will continue after the fireworks are broadcast.
You can also watch the fireworks live, with great views from various bridges in Central London, Greenwich Park, Alexandra Palace and Hampstead Heath.
Where is London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display?
London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display will take place by the London Eye on the South Bank of the River Thames.
Viewing access will stretch from Victoria Embankment to Westminster Bridge and Waterloo Bridge. An accessible viewing area will be on Albert Embankment.
The New Year’s Eve fireworks display will air on BBC One on Saturday 31st December at 11:30pm.
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