De Montfort Hall
- Telephone 0116 233 3111
- Website www.demontforthall.co.uk
Open since 1913, De Montfort Hall has seen some of the greats grace its stage, from Elgar to the Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Beatles to REM. These days it hosts a variety of shows including classical music, musical theatre, comedians, dance and children's shows. The main auditorium can hold from 400–2200 people, while the outdoor amphitheatre goes from 250–7000.
The venue has its own secure parking area off University Road, but booking in advance is advised. The nearest NCP car parks are located at Welford Road and East Street.
Buses servicing the hall include Ariiva no 28, 31, 31A, 30 and 30A, plus First Leicester no 22.
There are 48 events at this location
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80s Invasion Tour
Joint tour from 80s favourites Paul Young, Martika, Toyah and China Crisis.
The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.
Anton and Erin Just Gotta Dance
Strictly Come Dancing's Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag hit the road with their newest show.
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.
Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
- Directed by: Richard Lewis
- Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)
Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.
Eighties soul balladeer who incited imaginary love interests everywhere to 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.
The Bowie Experience
Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.
Brendan Cole: All Night Long
Choreographer, performer and Strictly's dancer Brendan Cole performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.
Not to be confused with the Australian Pink Floyd Show, no sirree. These guys are British. But in other ways, quite similar.
Pop rock trio, reunited after more than a decade for some UK shows. You'll remember them from their masterpieces 'Year 3000', 'What I Go to School For' and 'Air Hostess'.
Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook
The two members of the band Squeeze perform a selection of songs by the band, plus solo material fro each artist.
The Classic Rock Show
Air guitars at the ready for this incredible musical journey through the best moments in rock featuring music by the likes of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Eagles, Dire Straits and Meat Loaf.
Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.
The man with a thousand jumpers performs a selection of classic hits from his astonishingly successful easy listening records.
Strangely uplifting indie miserablists from Manchester continue to demonstrate their ability to make arenas feel intimate.
An Evening With Levison Wood
The best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter shares tales and anecdotes from his time as a soldier in the Parachute Regiment and his subsequent transition into life as an explorer.
The Forgotten Christmas Elf
The veteran Knotty Ash comic proves that age holds no barriers when it comes to comedy. Armed with his infamous tickling stick and the classic one-liners he's been firing since the 80s, The Happiness Show is one for all the family, filled with songs, laughter and some very special guests.
Gino D'Acampo: Gino's Italian Escape
The TV chef signs copies of his latest book.
Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast
The enormously tall and slightly manic-eyed comedian you'll know from many a telly panel show and from his terrifying turn as the head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners, Davies returns with a new show of stand-up to follow the likes of Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and The Back of my Mum's Head.
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue
The BBC Radio panel show, featuring Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jeremy Hardy and host Jack Dee bringing puns, innuendo and swannee whistles to the world for nigh on 40 years.
Jack and the Beanstalk
Traditional family pantomime starring Sam Bailey, Jon Clegg and, as the dame, Martin Ballard. Produced by Imagine Theatre and written by The Tweenies' creators Iain Lauchlan and Will Brenton.
Scruffy, half-English, half-Italian, London-based singer-songwriter with an indie folk style.
The singer and winner of the ninth series of The X Factor takes his 'The Story So Far' tour on the road.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Fri 10 Feb 2017
£27.50 / 0116 233 3111
Tue 13 Jun 2017
£27.50 / 0116 233 3111
Kevin And Karen
Strictly Come Dancing professionals and husband-and-wife duo Kevin and Karen Clifton perform the waltz, cha cha, fox trot, tango and salsa, with a supporting cast of dancers and a 12-piece band.
Brighton indie tykes best known for their hits 'She Moves in Her Own Way' and 'Shine On' return with a new album.
Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted
Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…
Literature At Lunchtime
Dr Jane Mackay leads the lecture which is focused, this month, on John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men.
Mike & the Mechanics
Mike Rutherford's MOR crew return with a new vocalist in tow – Andrew Roachford of 'Cuddly Toy' fame. The band perform from tracks from their extensive back catalogue including 'The Living Years’, 'Word Of Mouth' and 'Another Cup of Coffee'.
Slightly neurotic and deadpan one-liners littered with puns from the surreal stand-up and Sony Award-winning radio star.
The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King
An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.
The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known as The Modfather - plays his hits.
The Modfather performs material from throughout his 30-year career, including his latest album Saturn's Pattern.
Philharmonia Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No 5
Domingo Hindoyan conducts the ensemble and violinist Michael Barenboim for a performance of works by Beethoven, Wagner and Prokofiev.
A tribute to Prince.
The white soul boy who was a key player in the Stock, Aitken & Waterman stable in the late 80s and is now enjoying a comeback.
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.
Comedian Russell Howard tries out brand new material.
Stewart Lee: Content Provider
The deep-thinking, anti-comedian returns with another panoply of caustic observations in his first full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World.
Sue Perkins: Spectacles
The bespectacled half of Great British Bake-Off duo Mel and Sue goes solo with her new book Spectacles.
The vocalist performs a selection of Bollywood songs.
Purveyors of old school metal and good time heavy blues rock.
Lead singer of Keane off out in solo guise.
The UK Pun Championships
A celebration of the great British pun with contestants from across the UK.
Seriously heavy metal festival featuring Onslaught, Lawnmower Deth, Kill II This, Dave McPherson, Boss Keloid and Hærken.