De Montfort Hall

De Montfort Hall
Granville Road, Leicester, LE1 7RU
  • Telephone 0116 233 3111
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  • Website www.demontforthall.co.uk

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De Montfort Hall

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.

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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.

Fri 3 Mar 2017

£34.50 / 0116 233 3111

Adam Ant

The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.

Sun 21 May 2017

£35.75–£44 / 0116 233 3111

Fri 17 Mar 2017

£35–£95 / 0116 233 3111

Anton and Erin Just Gotta Dance

Strictly Come Dancing's Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag hit the road with their newest show.

Thu 30 Mar 2017

£39.50–£43.50 / 0116 233 3111

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.

Mon 23 Oct 2017

£29.50–£39.50 / 0116 233 3111

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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.

Fri 9 Jun 2017

Billy Ocean

Eighties soul balladeer who incited imaginary love interests everywhere to 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.

Thu 27 Apr 2017

£22.50–£45 / 0116 233 3111

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Fri 17 Feb 2017

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's dancer Brendan Cole performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Fri 24 Feb 2017

£28.50–£37.50 / 0116 233 3111

Brit Floyd

Not to be confused with the Australian Pink Floyd Show, no sirree. These guys are British. But in other ways, quite similar.

Wed 1 Mar 2017

£29.50–£39.50 / 0116 233 3111

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Busted

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'.

Wed 1 Feb 2017

£29.50 / 0116 233 3111

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.

Sat 14 Oct 2017

£32.50–£47.50 / 0116 233 3111

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.

Sat 21 Jan 2017

£23.50–£33.50 / 0116 233 3111

Collabro

Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Mon 27 Nov 2017

£19.50–£39.50 / 0116 233 3111

Daniel O'Donnell

The man with a thousand jumpers performs a selection of classic hits from his astonishingly successful easy listening records.

Wed 26 Apr 2017

£47 / 0116 233 3111

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Elbow

Strangely uplifting indie miserablists from Manchester continue to demonstrate their ability to make arenas feel intimate.

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

With C Duncan.

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.

Thu 23 Mar 2017

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.

Sat 11 Feb 2017

£19 / 0116 233 3111

Gino D'Acampo: Gino's Italian Escape

The TV chef signs copies of his latest book.

Mon 24 Apr 2017

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.

Fri 22 Sep 2017

Sat 23 Sep 2017

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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.

Mon 23 Jan 2017

£26 / 0116 233 3111

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.

Sun 11 Dec

£13–£25 / 0116 233 3111

Mon 12 Dec

£13–£25 / 0116 233 3111

Tue 13 Dec

£13–£25 / 0116 233 3111

…and 19 more dates until 3 Jan 2017

Jack Savoretti

Scruffy, half-English, half-Italian, London-based singer-songwriter with an indie folk style.

Sun 19 Mar 2017

£22.50 / 0116 233 3111

James Arthur

The singer and winner of the ninth series of The X Factor takes his 'The Story So Far' tour on the road.

Tue 14 Mar 2017

£29.50–£35 / 0116 233 3111

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

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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.

Sat 3 Jun 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

The Kooks

Brighton indie tykes best known for their hits 'She Moves in Her Own Way' and 'Shine On' return with a new album.

Thu 11 May 2017

£25 / 0116 233 3111

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…

Sat 13 May 2017

Literature At Lunchtime

Dr Jane Mackay leads the lecture which is focused, this month, on John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men.

Fri 29 Sep 2017

£6.50 / 0116 233 3111

Sat 29 Sep 2018

£6.50 / 0116 233 3111

Sun 29 Sep 2019

£6.50 / 0116 233 3111

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'.

Thu 23 Feb 2017

£37.50 / 0116 233 3111

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Milton Jones

Slightly neurotic and deadpan one-liners littered with puns from the surreal stand-up and Sony Award-winning radio star.

Thu 9 Nov 2017

£26 / 0116 233 3111

Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Thu 6 Apr 2017

£24 / 0116 233 3111

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.

Sun 8 Jan 2017

£30 (£28) / 0116 233 3111

Paul Weller

The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known as The Modfather - plays his hits.

Tue 4 Apr 2017

£39 / 0116 233 3111

Paul Weller

The Modfather performs material from throughout his 30-year career, including his latest album Saturn's Pattern.

Tue 4 Apr 2017

£43 / 0116 233 3111

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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.

Tue 17 Jan 2017

Purple Rain

A tribute to Prince.

Tue 18 Apr 2017

£22.50 / 0116 233 3111

Rick Astley

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.

Mon 3 Apr 2017

£22.50–£35 / 0116 233 3111

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.

Wed 11 Jan 2017

£23.50–£33.50 / 0116 233 3111

Russell Howard

Comedian Russell Howard tries out brand new material.

Thu 26 Jan 2017

£20 phone for availability / 0116 233 3111

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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.

Wed 8 Feb 2017

£22 / 0116 233 3111

Thu 9 Feb 2017

£22 / 0116 233 3111

Sue Perkins: Spectacles

The bespectacled half of Great British Bake-Off duo Mel and Sue goes solo with her new book Spectacles.

Sat 18 Feb 2017

£22.50 / 0116 233 3111

Sunidhi Chauhan

The vocalist performs a selection of Bollywood songs.

Sun 26 Feb 2017

£35–£75 / 0116 233 3111

Thunder

Purveyors of old school metal and good time heavy blues rock.

Tue 21 Mar 2017

£31.50 / 0116 233 3111

Tom Chaplin

Lead singer of Keane off out in solo guise.

Fri 19 May 2017

£18.50–£35 / 0116 233 3111

The UK Pun Championships

A celebration of the great British pun with contestants from across the UK.

Mon 13 Feb 2017

£8–£15 / 0116 233 3111

Uprising Festival

Seriously heavy metal festival featuring Onslaught, Lawnmower Deth, Kill II This, Dave McPherson, Boss Keloid and Hærken.

Sat 27 May 2017

£20 (early bird) / 0116 233 3111

Ward Thomas

Country pop from Hampshire twins Catherine and Lizzy.

Tue 9 May 2017

£17 / 0116 233 3111

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