Ed Sheeran standing on a stage playing his guitar with the black, red and white War Child logo in the background. Simple white spotlights dot through the stage
Live gigs

BRITs Week

BRITs Week is an incredible series of gigs that gives fans the opportunity to see the biggest names in music in intimate venues for War Child.

Intimate shows with some of the biggest artists in the world. 

Since 2009, War Child has been staging shows around the BRIT Awards in partnership with the BPI and AEG – where big artists play small venues for a great cause every February. 

Each year, fans can buy tickets for a stellar line-up of intimate shows or donate £5 for the chance to win a pair of tickets. We’re proud that some of the biggest artists in the world have played BRITs Week shows including Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine, Bastille, AJ Tracey, Idles, Lianne La Havas, alt-J, Jessie Ware, Yungblud, Anne-Marie, Mabel and many more. 

To date, BRITs Week has raised over £5 million to support War Child’s work with a huge reach across press and social media every year, with the support of our media partners Global Radio and the Evening Standard. 

Florence and The Machine looks ethereal whilst performing on stage drenched in purple lighting for BRITs Week 2016.
Florence and The Machine performs at London's Heaven drenched in purple lighting for BRITs Week 2016. Credit: Dan Dennison.

BRITs Week 2022 

Our iconic BRITs Week series made a comeback after a COVID-19 hiatus. A stellar line-up of artists included multi-platinum selling star Anne-Marie, chart-topping pop-rockers Bastille, 2020 BRIT Rising Star Joy Crookes and founder member of Blur, Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Damon Albarn. Check out a recap of this year's amazing gigs below:

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