De Montfort Hall is Leicester's largest entertainment venue and has been serving the city with quality live acts since 1913. On our website you can find details on shows, news, booking information and details on the facilities here at the hall. Our programme ranges from jazz, ballet, comedy and opera to world and roots music and West End musicals.
We are particularly proud of our classical season which is headed by the renowned Philharmonia Orchestra who have been resident with us since 1997 and we are proud to host the award winning outdoor music festival Summer Sundae Weekender in August.
Address: De Montfort Hall
De Montfort Hall
De Montfort Hall can be easily reached by a number of bus routes close to the venue. For up to date details or to find your best route call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit www.traveline.org.uk.
Leicester train station is only a 15 minute walk from De Montfort Hall. East Midlands Trains provide regular services from London at just over an hour and routes to major cities across the UK such as Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Sheffield, and Leeds. Further services are provided by CrossCounty to destinations such as Birmingham, Cambridge, and Stansted Airport.
For National Rail enquiries call 08457 48 49 50 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.
De Montfort Hall is situated at the top of Regent Road on the edge of Victoria Park. Located just one mile south of Leicester's city centre, the Hall is well signposted on the inner ring road. If using the M1 come off at Junction 21 and follow the signs for the outer ring road A563 (Leicester South and East), turning left along the A50 or A6.
De Montfort Hall has its own secure car park off University Road with a pedestrian walkway connecting the car park to the main centrance of the Hall. Spaces can be booked through the Box Office on 0116 233 3111 at a cost of £3 in advance and £5 on the door, per car. Bookings can be taken by the Box Office up to 90 minutes before the start of a show and on the gate from 30 minutes beforehand - spaces permitting). This well-lit car park is manned by a member of the De Montfort Hall security staff. Please note this car park is available for evening and weekend performances only. For weekday matinee shows the closest available parking is in one of the two Victoria Park pay and display car parks, off Granville Road. Blue badge holders can park in the grounds of the hall by booking one of the 16 spaces in advance - simply call the Box Office on 0116 233 3111 with your vehicle registration number.
2 for 1 Carer Scheme
Disabled patrons can purchase two tickets for the price of one on selected shows as indicated on the website and in the brochure if they are in receipt of one of the following:
1. Middle or Higher Care Component of the Disability Living Allowance.
2. Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance.
3. Certificate of Visual Impairment.
4. Letter from their hospital of doctor confirming that they are disabled (this must be the original letter and not a photocopy).
5. Higher rate component of Attendance Allowance (Disability Living Allowance for patrons over 65).
Patrons need to supply the Box Office with proof of status (financial information can be removed) to register for 2 for 1 tickets. Once logged they will be able to purchase 2 for 1 tickets for 18 months before having to supply proof again.
Please inform the Box Office at the time of booking seats if you or a member of your party is a wheelchair user so that an appropriate position can be allocated. At present it isn't possible for wheelchair users to book their tickets using the on-line booking system though you can e-mail us at email@example.com with contact details to ensure you are accommodated.
De Montfort Hall has a lift with access to the first floor Circle bars and Right Circle seats.
Toilets for disabled patrons are located both on the ground floor and first floor of De Montfort Hall. As a courtesy to our disable patrons these toilets are secured with a radar key available from a steward for access.
Guide Dogs / Hearing Dogs
We welcome guide / hearing dogs at the hall.
Blue Badge Parking
Blue badge holders can park in the grounds of the hall by booking one of the 20 spaces in advance - simply ring 0116 233 3111 or e-mail the Box Office with your vehicle registration.
Patrons using a hearing aid with a 'T' switch can collect a receiver and loop prior to a performance from the cloackroom. These do not need to be booked in advance, but proof of identity will be required.
Questions and Comments
If there is anything you would like to tell us, or if you have any questions regarding your visit to the Hall, please e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best to reply to your points.
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