Take That Tour, Norwich: Watch how Carrow Road was transformed into Wonderland

PUBLISHED: 08:05 18 June 2017 | UPDATED: 22:14 18 June 2017

First night of the Take That concerts at Carrow Road. Picture : ANTONY KELLY

First night of the Take That concerts at Carrow Road. Picture : ANTONY KELLY

archant 2017

People can watch how Norwich City Football Club was transformed into Take That’s Wonderland in a newly-released video.

About 60,000 people enjoyed seeing Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald perform two dates of their Wonderland tour at Carrow Road on Thursday and Friday, and All Saints were the support act.

Now Norwich City Football Club has tweeted a video from its @NorwichCityFC twitter account showing the work that went into preparing the stadium for the show.

MORE: Mark Owen hints at Norwich return

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

It comes as Ben Kensell, Norwich City Football Club’s director of commercial, has spoken of the club’s delight at the success of the Take That shows and also suggested there could be more concerts at Carrow Road in the future.

He said: “We’ve been absolutely delighted to welcome an act of Take That’s massive stature here for two marvellous concerts. Both nights hopefully resulted in a memorable experience for those who came – we’ve had an excellent response from those here.

Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN Take That perform at Carrow Road. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

MORE: Gary Barlow shares sunburnt snap of Howard Donald’s Norfolk tan

“It’s been an excellent team effort from all those involved here at Norwich City and with the promoters, and has once again highlighted Carrow Road as a major and flexible entertainment venue in the east of England. It’s been a brilliant couple of nights and we thank Norfolk Constabulary and all the relevant local authorities for their support and the fans for turning up in their numbers, and we look forward to putting on more great concerts in the future.”

Other music acts that have performed at Carrow Road include Elton John in 2005, George Michael in 2007, JLS and Olly Murs in 2011, and Rod Stewart in 2011 and 2016.

Don’t miss Monday’s newspaper for our 24-page supplement When Take That Came To Norwich.

For more stories about Take That click here

Related articles

Other News

Yesterday, 19:17

A town centre toilet block has been handed a stay of execution after an amendment to the budget bill was agreed at full council.

Yesterday, 18:36

A school targeted by lead-thieves has praised the rallying response of the community.

Yesterday, 18:15

A Norfolk local authority has set its level of Council Tax, which will see a band D property in Great Yarmouth pay an extra £5 a year for their borough council services.

Yesterday, 17:24

After months in rehab building up blubber she was gone in a matter of minutes.

Most Read

Mon, 11:46

Police have confirmed more than 30 cars were vandalised in the North Yarmouth area over the weekend.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 14:52

A boys’ haircut dubbed the ‘meet me at McDonalds’ has fallen foul of uniform rules at a Yarmouth high school

Read more
Tue, 11:57

Dumping six bags of rubbish next to a green recycling bin has cost a Gorleston man £150 in court and clear-up costs.

Read more
Tue, 16:49

One member of a gang who stole nitrous oxide canisters meant for “life saving” surgery has been jailed for more than two years.

Read more
Norwich Crown Court
Mon, 17:11

When Karl Poundall saw how a Great Yarmouth seafront attraction was being blighted by rubbish he decided to take action as an eco-warrior instead of just moaning about the problem.

Read more
Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 4°C

min temp: 1°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today


Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter