Thousands turn out to see Beyoncé in Manchester

Fans from across Lancaster and Morecambe travelled to Old Trafford to see the pop queen in action.

Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 10:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 12:17 pm
Beyoncé at Manchester. Picture by Elizabeth Carter.

Beyoncé’s hugely-anticipated Formation tour came to Emirates Old Trafford last night (Tuesday July 5).

Some fans even camped outside the Lancashire County Cricket Ground to gain a chance to be right at the front.

Lancaster singer and former X Factor contestant Paul Akister said Beyoncé was “so good” and is thinking of going to see her again in Glasgow.

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Beyoncé in Manchester. Picture by Elizabeth Carter.

Sammy Donohue, from Lancaster, said the gig was “amazing” but the view was slightly restricted.

She said: “I loved it, but I am a huge fan so there were plenty of tears from me. The only downside was that it was impossible to see her if you were standing, because unless you camped out and got there early, you were at the back and not the best for short people.

“But it was absolutely fantastic, I can’t fault her at all.”

Another concert-goer said: “It was absolutely insane, it was the best concert I’ve been too by far.”

Beyoncé in Manchester. Picture by Elizabeth Carter.

The American singer will be touring in Glasgow, Scotland on July 7 and Dublin, Ireland on July 9.