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Leeds Arts Events & Venues - Covid-19 Update (13 May 2020)


To manage the impact of Covid-19 in Leeds and ensure the safety and well-being of our audiences and all Leeds City Council staff, we must continue to stay at home as much as possible in order to control the virus and save lives. 


Our events through to the end of July have either been cancelled by the promoter or postponed to a later date.


The following events have either been cancelled by the promoter or postponed to a later date:
*Please scroll down below this message if you decide to use the ‘book here’ options to access the booking page.


Cancelled:
Royal Northern Sinfonia (21 March)
Orchestra of Opera North (28 March)
The Hallé (4 April)
Room on the Broom & The Highway Rat (11 April)
Manchester Collective: Voice of the Whale (23 April)
Robert Webb (24 April)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (25 April)
Free lunchtime talks: Before Grenfell Tower (6 May)
Manchester Camerata (16 May)
Bryony Gordon (28 May)
St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (30 May)
Black Dyke Brass Festival (21 June)
Manchester Collective: Enescu Octet (25 June)
Pandora Sykes (22 July)


Postponed:
*Please scroll down below this message if you decide to use the ‘book here’ options to access the booking page.
Milton Jones: Milton Impossible new date: 19 February 2021 book here
Fascinating Aida new date: 21 October 2020 book here
Exile of the African Warrior new date: 28 February 2021 book here
Inspiration Choir: West End and Broadway new date: 11 April 2021, 4pm book here
Nightmares on Wax new date: 20 September 2020, doors 7pm book here
Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales (previously 16, 17 & 18 April): awaiting new dates
Russell Watson new date: 29 September 2020 at 7.30pm book here
The Unbelievable Chris Kamara Show (previously 14 May): awaiting new date
ZOG (previously 22, 23 & 24 May): awaiting new dates
Ross Noble new date: 13 January 2021 book here (limited availability)
The Water Diviner’s Tale / Opera North new date: 10 &11 June 2021 book here
Brian Wilson: Good Vibrations new date: 8 July 2021 book here
Julia Holter / Opera North (previously 24 June): awaiting new date, please check Opera North’s website
Jimmy Carr previously 2 & 19 June 2020) new dates: 1 & 4 April 2021 book here
Leeds International Beer Festival (previously 3-6 September): awaiting new dates
Leeds Conductors Competition Gala Final new date: 19 June 2021 book here


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The loss of ticket sales for cancelled events during these unprecedented times is very concerning, particularly as we look to the future and the redevelopment plans for Leeds Town Hall. With this in mind, we ask if you would consider making a donation to help sustain Leeds Town Hall – perhaps the most iconic and best loved building in the city, and one of such historic value to the people of Leeds and beyond. If preferred, ticket holders can choose to add credit to their account to use on a future performance. Refunds (minus the booking fee) are also available.

If you have bought tickets to any of our events a member of our Box Office team will be in touch with you shortly. If you have any queries please contact: boxoffice@leeds.gov.uk and allow our team to either respond via email or call you back. If that’s not possible, please call the team on 0113 376 0318 (Mon-Fri between 10am and 5pm). Please be prepared for a short wait as our Box Office team are now working remotely. Voicemail messages will be collected on a regular basis and someone will get back to you at the earliest opportunity. Please be assured that you will be contacted either by email, telephone or post. We won’t forget you.


Until it is safe to welcome audiences back to our events we will continue to share content with you on our website and social media channels, where we’ll also keep you informed of any changes and their implications as soon as we can.


Our sincere thanks for your understanding and continued support during these difficult times.
Keep safe and well.


With kind regards
Leeds Arts Events & Venues Team

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Play!

Mon 1 January 0001 - Tue 20 March 2018
Victoria Hall

Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra - opening 
Sonic The Hedgehog
Holst Mars: The Planets 
Final Fantasy 
Tetris
Tchaikovsky Sugarplum Fairy: The Nutcracker
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Main Menu Theme
Stravinsky Petrushka - opening 
Mass Effect: Suicide Mission

Mussorgsky Night on Bare Mountain 
Debussy Clair de Lune
Angry Birds  
Bioshock: The Ocean on his Shoulders
Grand Theft Auto 4: Soviet Connection
Dvořák  - Finale, opening: Symphony No 9  Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag Suite

Charles Hazlewood with Army of Generals and The British Paraorchestra.

Dust off your SNESs, N64s and boot up your Playstations in a musical adventure into some of the gaming world’s most memorable soundtracks.

The internationally renowned conductor Charles Hazlewood’s quest for the most exciting music takes him on a journey from well-known classical repertoire into the soundtracks of the gaming world.

PLAY! promises a full blooded, symphonic rollercoaster ride of classic computer game themes alongside the well-known orchestral masterworks which paved the way.

Taking Holst’s The Planets and Strauss’ iconic tone poems as a starting point, the programme takes in the high-octane pursuit of Grand Theft Auto, the legendary theme to Tetris, the cinematic soundtrack to Final Fantasy VIII and many more. Uniting gamers young and young at heart the programme will include iconic computer game themes from the last four decades.

Originally formed for the closing ceremony of the Para-Olympics, The British Paraorchestra first performed PLAY! at Glastonbury Festival 2017. In Leeds, the world’s only professional ensemble of disabled musicians is joined by Hazlewood’s virtuoso ensemble Army of Generals to create an ensemble that will lift the roof and set consoles on fire.

Click here for a preview audio clip.

PRICES:

A £31.80, B £28.62, C £25.44, D £20.14, E £14.84, O £10.60
Discounts available for students, under 18s, over 60s and unwaged.

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