Past Big Gigs

The Big Gig has travelled the UK and had some mind-blowing acts - find out who's played at previous Big Gigs

From The Vamps to Ella Henderson to Ed Sheeran, we've featured some impressive line-ups!

London 2016

I think people have this idea that Girlguiding is something that's dying out, but the Big Gig is a reminder that it's still very active in our lives and brings us together – girl power! - Dearbhaile, member of The Senior Section
  • Jess Glynne
  • Fleur East
  • Matt DeFreitas
  • MiC Lowry
  • BB Diamond
  • Calum Scott
  • and more!

London 2015

We sang and screamed Wembley SSE Arena's roof off in 2015 with:

  • Ella Henderson
  • Nathan Sykes
  • Aston Merrygold
  • Niki and Sammy
  • Foxes
  • Gabrielle Aplin
  • and more!
Nobody really knows how many Guides there are in the world - the Big Gig shows that we're all one massive family - Martham Guides

Sheffield 2015

The Sheffield Motorpoint Arena Big Gig managed to cater to every music taste imaginable:

  • Labrinth
  • The Vamps
  • M.O
  • Dionne Bromfield
  • Little Comets
  • Becky Hill
  • and more!
It was even better than we expected! We didn't know quite a few of the acts but when they got on stage we were blown away! - Katie, Millie and Hollie, 1st Hattersley Guides Katie

London 2014

We danced, we sang and we tried to take the world's biggest selfie. All in the company of:

  • Little Mix
  • Union J
  • Diversity
  • Stooshe
  • Kimberly Wyatt
  • and more!
We had been telling the Guides how good the Big Gig was and this year we got tickets only 12 rows from the front! The girls had a fantastic time. For many of them it was their first ever concert and the noise, the bunny ears and the flashing lights were fantastic! - Caroline, Leader

Liverpool Echo Arena 2014

Nine thousand Guides, loads of hot pop acts and Stacey Dooley as host - what more could you ask for? Well, the Big Gig also brought you:

  • Tiny Tempah
  • Pixie Lott
  • Lawson
  • Loveable Rogues
  • Elyar Fox
  • and more!
The photographer said ‘turn around’ only for me to find Tinie Tempah and Elyar Fox standing there. I thought I was going to faint! - Guide

London Wembley Arena 2013

An explosive BIG GIG for over 20,000 Girlguiding members, with:

  • Little Mix
  • Katy B
  • The Vamps
  • Union J
  • Jahmene Douglas
  • and more!
I made my Guide Promise at the BIG GIG. I had a great time! - Guide

Birmingham LG Arena 2013

Thousands of girls and young women lit up Birmingham's BIG GIG with acts:

  • Katy B
  • The Vamps
  • Lawson
  • Tich
  • and more!
I had a great time at the BIG GIG in Birmingham! Thanks for making my day! - Guide

 

Previous performers

Little Mix

Little Mix

Band

The first ever group to win The X Factor, Little Mix now have three platinum albums. And they've performed at the BIG GIG twice!

Jess Glynne

Jess Glynne

Singer/Songwriter

Jess performed at BIG GIG 2016. She's had five number-one singles in the UK and was nominated for three Brit Awards. You'll have heard her voice on Clean Bandit's Number 1 'Rather Be' and Route 94's incredible house-flavoured 'My Love', which both went straight to Number 1 in the UK.

Labrinth

Labrinth

Singer/Songwriter

You'll know his hit songs Pass Out and Beneath Your Beautiful. He closed the 2015 BIG GIG show with the crowd-pleaser Earthquake and pyrotechnics!