Robbie Williams has planted a tree at the King’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk for Heritage Live’s new sustainability initiative.
For the primary time, Heritage Live has staged out of doors live shows at the Sandringham Estate, the non-public nation retreat of the King and Queen.
Performers together with Williams, 49, Sir Van Morrison and The Who have been lined as much as play over the financial institution vacation weekend.
Heritage Live says that its tree planting is only one of a number of environmentally-friendly initiatives it’s trying to make use of at its summer season live shows as additionally it is wanting to cut back reliance on one-use plastic.
Talking on the brand new initiative, Williams, previously of the band Take That, mentioned: “I’m actually honoured to have been requested to plant the primary tree throughout a Heritage Live live performance right here at Sandringham.”
Giles Cooper, managing director of Heritage Live, mentioned: “We care very deeply at Heritage Live about how our live shows affect the setting and our intention is to grow to be a number one gentle in methods to stage out of doors occasions and festivals in as eco-friendly and sustainable means as attainable.
“I’m honoured that Sandringham Estate has granted Heritage Live permission to carry these live shows and I’m very grateful to Robbie Williams for planting this primary tree throughout this particular evening at Sandringham.”
The tree that Williams planted was a Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Rotundiloba’, which now sits adjoining to the oldest tree in Sandringham Gardens, a 700-year-old veteran oak – which is positioned beside the higher lake.
Williams planted the tree forward of his Sunday live performance.
Heritage Live live shows are staged at numerous culturally vital venues throughout England, with areas that embody Englefield Estate in Berkshire and Audley Finish in Essex.