The massively Популярное teenage quintet were confirmed as the секунда act for the Forum’s Got The X Factor spectacular before Рождество – and all 1,300 tickets for January’s event had gone within two days of the announcement.
Singer Katie Waissel is the other special guest performing live at the College Lane entertainment venue on Sunday, January 2, 2011.
Organisers at the Форум are delighted to have secured One Direction for the sold-out afternoon.
“We’re told that One Direction are only doing a couple of pre-X Factor Tour shows, and we’re honoured that they’ve chosen the Форум Hertfordshire,” сказал(-а) director of marketing Rebecca Hobbs.
“This has been our fastest selling event to date, and we’re thrilled to be able to bring such an exclusive performance to the community.”
Mentored by Simon Cowell, One Direction came third in this year’s live final of the ITV Пение contest, finishing behind Essex painter and decorator Matt Cardle – who had the Рождество No 1 with When We Collide – and Rebecca Ferguson.
The five teenagers – Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zain Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne – won a huge army of Фаны on the reality programme.
Hosted by Peter Dickson, the voiceover man from the X Factor, Далее weekend’s Форум extravaganza will once again feature a special meet and greet with the stars.
Doors open at 1pm and the autograph signing session with One Direction and Katie Waissel will take place between 1.30pm and 2.30pm.
Priority ticket holders are guaranteed to meet the stars, while one lucky Hatfield girl and three guests will see them backstage after winning the Welwyn Hatfield Times’ X Factor competition.
Live performances start in the Auditorium at 3pm.