Love of live
Live entertainment is back – and we love it
Testing, one-two, one-two... Are you ready for live entertainment? Then here's Barclaycard Love of Live, an exclusive series of insider tips and tricks, plus event perks to help you get more from the moments we’ve all been waiting for.
As we’re all out of practice when it comes to live events, we’ve asked some of the UK’s favourite stars to help you get set for your return to live entertainment. We’ve filmed their handy tips for getting back to live gigs – and making the most of being there once again.
Singing along? Boss it with Yinka and Shayna Marie
Don't know all the words to your favourite festival tune but want to sing along anyway? Not a problem. We've got some top tips from Capital Xtra DJs Yinka and Shayna Marie. With a little vocal coaching from them, you'll be able to join in confidently at the top of your voice - whether you know the words or not.
Celebrate ‘Love of Live’ with Cheryl Hole
Dust off those dancing shoes and break out the body glitter – live entertainment is back! Drag super-star Cheryl Hole is here to share her ultimate top tips and hottest make-up hacks for staying fabulous this festival season. Doesn’t she look glamourous?
Make your own MOB Kitchen kimchi mac & cheese
Rattle those pots and pans and recreate that festival foodie feeling at home with this exclusive MOB Kitchen recipe from chef Seema Pankhania. Follow the simple instructions, and in no time, you’ll be tucking into a scrummy kimchi mac & cheese. Is that the sound of lips being smacked we hear? Nom nom nom...
Roman Kemp’s top tips for festival survival
Capital Breakfast star Roman Kemp has been at lots and lots of summer festivals – and is still here to tell the tale. He broke off from his strenuous preparations to speak to us and pass on some of his favourite festival survival tips and hacks. Listen and learn – they’ll mean you’ll be fully prepared for whatever the summer has in store for us all.
Cheers to being back – exclusive customer perks
To celebrate the return of live entertainment, Barclaycard customers can save 10% on food and drinks at all O2 Academy venues when you pay with your Barclaycard. T&Cs apply.
When you buy tickets through Barclaycard Entertainment, you’ll save 5% on tickets to selected events when you pay with your Barclaycard. Customers can also get 10% off Live Nation festival pre-sale tickets when you pay with your Barclaycard for: Download, Camp Bestival, Reading and Leeds, Wireless, cinch presents Latitude, cinch presents Creamfields, and cinch presents The Isle Of Wight Festival. T&Cs apply. Keep an eye out for these tickets on Barclaycard Entertainment.
Warm up your moves with Mr. Motivator
Barclaycard Entertainment has partnered with fitness guru and festival legend Mr Motivator to devise a workout routine to get us all warmed up and ready to celebrate our Love of Live this summer. These moves are designed to help us ease our bodies back into festival-fitness and protect against on-site soreness. Check out our motivating workout sheet and get your mojo back.
Let us entertain you
Don’t forget that when things go back to normal, you’ll still be able to get all your usual Barclaycard Entertainment benefits. You’ll have access to live events, festival presales and lots of customer-only perks.