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Polish Folklore Spectacular
A vibrant celebration of Polish dance, song and music presented by over 400 performers from across the UK and Ireland. The Federation of Polish Folklore Groups in Great Britain is proud to present the 10th Festival of Polish Folklore on the 25th anniversary of the first Festival held in the UK in Leamington Spa in 1993. You will be entertained by 15 song and dance ensembles from across the UK, including one ensemble from Ireland and a choir made up of singers from across the UK. They will be showcasing the broad range of national and regional folk songs and dances in the respective traditional costumes.

The ensembles and performers are all amateurs who regularly perform at a variety of functions, including for royalty and some have even been on national television. The ensembles are made up of performers who are first, second or third generation Poles and there are even a few performers with no Polish heritage. What unites all the performers and ensembles is a common love for Poland’s rich and colourful culture and they cannot wait to share it with audiences at De Montfort Hall.
10/03/2018 To 11/03/2018
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Experience an evening of extraordinary short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.  

Follow the expeditions of some of today's most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe.

Ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel through an exhilarating collection of the latest films from the most talented adventure film makers of today. An exciting event not to be missed with free prize giveaways!

Visit www.banff-uk.com for more details

Photo credit: Larry Shiu, Cascade Mountain, Banff National Park © John Price

Suitable for ages 12+

Tickets £13 Concessions £11
Early bird offer £11 book before November 15
Groups of 6 or more - tickets £11
27/04/2018 19:30
An Audience with Simon Reeve
Simon Reeve’s first-ever theatre tour will feature the world-famous journalist recount tales from over 15 years of travelling to the most remote and extreme corners of the planet. From being chased by pirates, hounded by the Mafia and bombed by Columbian barons, Simon Reeve has travelled through over 120 countries and his BBC documentaries have sold to over 60 countries around the world! An Audience with Simon Reeve is not only a fascinating and educational show, but at times shocking, inspirational and hilarious! Including exclusive multi-media footage and a 20mins question and answer session. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to see Simon for the first time live and uncut.

Simon Reeve is an adventurer and New York Times bestselling author and TV presenter who has travelled to more than 120 countries making multiple award-winning TV series for the BBC. They include Caribbean, Sacred Rivers, Indian Ocean, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, Tropic of Capricorn, Pilgrimage, Ireland, Australia (Winner of the British Travel Press Award for Broadcast Travel Programme), Greece, Big Life Fix, and his two new series Turkey (2017) and Russia (2017). He has received a One World Broadcasting Trust Award for "an outstanding contribution to greater world understanding" the prestigious Ness Award from the Royal Geographical Society, and the Special Contribution Award at the Travel Media Awards.

The BBC describes Simon as “British television’s most adventurous traveller”, and after a decade spent making more than 70 programmes Simon has become a familiar face on British TV, well known for his extraordinary foreign journeys. Most of Simon’s documentaries combine travel and adventure with global environmental, wildlife, and conservation issues, and have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans, and to some of the most beautiful, dangerous and remote regions of the world. Simon’s dodged bullets on frontlines, hunted with the Bushmen of the Kalahari, dived with manta rays, seals and sharks, survived malaria, walked through minefields, tracked lions on foot, been taught to fish by the President of Moldova, adopted by former head-hunters, and detained for spying by the KGB. Simon’s adventures have been broadcast in dozens of countries, enthralling millions. 

"Simon Reeve is British television’s most adventurous traveller." BBC

"TV's most interesting globetrotter." Independent

"In the last decade, he's made a name for himself as British TV's most adventurous presenter." Radio Times

"The craziest (or bravest) man on TV." Mail on Sunday

"When it comes to explaining complex issues in simple terms, Simon Reeve is an expert…a man whose very name is a guarantee of interesting television. Outstanding." Observer

"Like all the best travellers, Reeve carries out his investigations with infectious relish, and in the realisation that trying to understand the country you’re in is not just fascinating, but also hugely enjoyable." Daily Telegraph

"Simon might just be the best tour guide in the world." The Sun

"Reeve is in a class of his own." The Times

Tickets £25 Over 60s/unemployed £20 Under 16s £17.50
Family and group offers available
22/10/2018 19:30
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Bars

De Montfort Hall has five bars, located in the Victoria Suite, Garden Suite and upstairs foyers; a great place to relax with a drink pre or post show.
Bars are open one hour before the start of the performance and close at 11pm, or 30 minutes after the performance ends, whichever is later.
We have a variety of beers, wines and soft drinks on offer, all of which can be taken inside the auditorium for most performances in plastic cups.

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Pre-Order Interval Drinks

Beat the rush by pre-ordering your interval drinks prior to the start of the performance. Drinks can be picked up at your nearest collection point.
Whilst we would love to offer this service for all shows, sometimes it isn’t possible (especially when there are short support acts) so please check with our bar staff on the day.

Kiosks

De Montfort Hall has two kiosks, located in the ground floor and first floor foyer. Enjoy a selection of freshly made sandwiches, sweets, ice-cream, crisps and hot and cold drinks.

Open one hour before the start of the performance and during the interval. 

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02/01/2020 04:00