Boyzone have announced Kian Egan, former member of the multimillion selling band Westlife, as special guest at their gig this summer at Westonbirt Arboretum.

One quarter of Westlife, the most successful boy band of the last decade, Kian was crowned King of the Jungle, winning 2013’s series of I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

This year has so far seen the release of Kian’s debut solo album, Home. The album features tracks from his personal playlist and he is currently enjoying chart success with its Top 10 release in both the UK and Ireland. Kian is also filming the third series of The Voice of Ireland.

Boyzone are performing at Westonbirt as part of their Forest Live tour, which will see them perform at Sherwood Pines Forest, near Edwinstowe, on June 12; at Delamere Forest, near Northwich, Cheshire on July 6; at Thetford Forest, near Brandon, Suffolk, on July 11 and at Westonbirt on July 18.

Commenting on his special guest slot, Kian Egan said: "I am really looking forward to these gigs and of course it’s going to be a lot of fun to be out on tour with the boys."

Tickets are £42.35 (including £3.85 booking fee) and are available from the Forestry Commission box office on 03000 680400 or buy online at