South Yorks: Win tickets to see The South play live in Sheffield

The South are playing live at Sheffield City Hall in June
The South are playing live at Sheffield City Hall in June
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Former members of The Beautiful South, Dave Hemingway and Alison Wheeler are touring the UK with their new band The South this summer and will be appearing at Sheffield City Hall next month.

And we have two pairs of tickets to give away for the show.

Formed in 1988, The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back, Rotterdam, Don’t Marry Her, Perfect 10 and A Little Time.

Their greatest hits album, Carry On Up The Charts, was one of the fastest-selling albums in UK history, entering at Number One and staying there for weeks, becoming one of the country’s most popular albums ever.

When time was called on The Beautiful South in 2008, not everyone was ready to leave the party.

Dave Hemingway and Ali Wheeler, formed the The South with mainstays from the original touring band and are continuing to tour and perform, armed with a sensational back catelogue of Beautiful South hits, plus plenty of new material from their new album, Sweet Refrains.

The South are at Sheffield City Hall on Friday, 13th June at 7.30pm.

Tickets priced £20 are available from the box office on 0114 2789789.

However, we have two pairs of tickets to give away to the readers who can answer this simple question: TheSouth were formed from the ashes of which band? a) The Lovely East, b) The Wonderful North, c) The Beautiful South?

Send your answer, together with your name, address and daytime contact number to The South competition, Worksop Guardian, 21-27 Ryton Street, Worksop, S80 2AY or email competitions@worksop-guardian.co.uk

The closing date is Thursday, 5th June and normal Guardian competition rules apply.