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Press Release Archive

Below is a selection of our archive releases which you can select by year from the drop-down menu below. You can also view our current releases here.

  1. 1 December, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall spreads Christmas cheer with once-in-a-lifetime Advent giveaway

    The Royal Albert Hall is spreading Christmas magic across the country by giving the chance to win once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
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  2. 24 October, 2014

    Rocky Horror Picture Show – Royal Albert Hall presents a night of absolute pleasure

    For the first time since its release almost 40 years ago, the Rocky Horror Picture Show is to be given a special screening at the Royal Albert Hall next month.
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  3. 17 September, 2014

    Young singers to star on Royal Albert Hall stage during Frozen sing-along

    Up to a thousand children from across London are being invited to take their places on the world’s most famous stage, leading the singing during the Royal Albert Hall’s very special Frozen sing-along shows.
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  4. 11 September, 2014

    Can't 'Let It Go'? Then sing-along 'For the First Time in Forever' to Disney's Frozen at the Royal Albert Hall

    Fans of Disney's Frozen can soon sing-along to the award-winning animated comedy adventure in the iconic surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall, with the venue announcing three interactive performances.
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  5. 21 August, 2014

    First Aid Kit to host vocal workshop with local students ahead of Albert Session gig

    Royal Albert Hall partners with Swedish folk duo as part of the iconic venue’s education workshops programme.
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  6. 30 July, 2014

    The Royal Albert Hall and BBC Proms inspire future talent with a series of masterclasses with internationally celebrated artists

    This summer, the Royal Albert Hall in partnership with the BBC Proms will hold a series of one-off masterclasses, aimed at inspiring young people who might not otherwise have access to such extraordinary musical opportunities.
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  7. 25 July, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall extends workshop series with panel event hosted by First Aid Kit’s agent, Natasha Bent

    Natasha Bent, the booking agent for acclaimed Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit, will host a panel discussion and Q&A for young people aspiring to a career in the music industry, at the Royal Albert Hall in September.
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  8. 14 July, 2014

    Alison Balsom to lead workshop for kids at iconic music venue

    Three-time Classical Brit award-winner Alison Balsom will take part in three very special events at the Royal Albert Hall over the coming months.
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  9. 11 July, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall extends workshop series with panel event hosted by First Aid Kit’s agent, Natasha Bent

    Natasha Bent, the booking agent for acclaimed Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit, will host a panel discussion and Q&A for young people aspiring to a career in the music industry, at the Royal Albert Hall in September.
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  10. 11 July, 2014

    One-off event to reveal story of Royal Albert Hall in World War One

    Shelling, recruitment rallies and the member of staff who received the Distinguished Conduct Medal – the Royal Albert Hall’s fascinating Great War history will be explored in a special talk at the iconic institution.
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  11. 13 June, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall launches first ever Proms tour

    Which pianist played a Prom 27 years after his death? How did an audience member save André Previn's Carmina Burana? And just what made the Soviet State Orchestra's 1968 concert so controversial?
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  12. 19 May, 2014

    Over 110,000 tickets sold as booking opens for 2014 BBC Proms

    Booking for the BBC Proms 2014 opened at 9am this morning (Saturday 17 May) with close to 109,000 tickets sold in the first 12 hours. In addition, over 1,600 Promming Season Tickets and Weekend Promming Passes, which for the first time went on sale a day early, were sold yesterday, bringing the total number of tickets sold to more than 110,000.
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  13. 14 May, 2014

    The National Slam Final

    The UK's finest performance poets / spoken word artists / verbose verbalised minds / masters-of-spit-and-wit go head to head to see who is the greatest at the National Slam Final at the Royal Albert Hall – the venue that brought the world momentous literary events such as Ginsberg’s International Poetry Incarnation in 1965.
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  14. 12 May, 2014

    Q App makes its debut at the Royal Albert Hall

    The Royal Albert Hall, one of the world’s most famous concert venues, has selected the leading mobile ordering platform Q App to enable its visitors to order and pay for food and drink from their mobile phones, following a successful trial. The service is already available for in-box ordering and at the venue’s North Circle Bar and will be extended to the remaining 13 bars operated by “rhubarb” over the coming weeks.
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  15. 2 May, 2014

    Nordoff Robbins announce Pharrell Williams, Paloma Faith and Giorgio Moroder as the first winners at the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards

    The annual O2 Silver Clef Awards is back, held this year at the London Hilton on Park Lane, on Friday July 4th. Today, Nordoff Robbins make their first winners announcement for this year’s event.
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  16. 29 April, 2014

    Sir Peter Blake unveils mural masterpiece at the Royal Albert Hall

    Sir Peter Blake - the ‘Godfather of British Pop Art’ – was joined by entertainment greats Roger Daltrey, Noel Gallagher and Michael Palin as he unveiled his latest work of art at the Royal Albert Hall today. The mural, entitled Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, is a montage of more than 400 stars who have performed at the iconic venue from its opening in 1871 to the present day.
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  17. 28 April, 2014

    Record audiences provide financial boost to the Royal Albert Hall

    The Royal Albert Hall, a financially independent charity that operates without any central or local government revenue funding, today revealed a record performance in 2013 with its highest ever operating income of £18.6 million, a rise of 10.4% on the previous year, boosted by rising box office receipts and sponsorship income. 390 events were held in the main auditorium to a record audience of 1.7 million people (a rise of 7%), and over £1 million was provided by donations from the Hall’s Membership , Trustees and other trusts and foundations.
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  18. 31 March, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall to open the 'Samsung Digital Classroom' as it unveils unique music education programme

    The Royal Albert Hall has joined forces with Samsung to create a new Digital Classroom within the world famous venue where it will host a unique cross-curriculum music programme for children in the UK aged 7 to 14.
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  19. 21 March, 2014

    Titanic Live - World Premiere

    The biggest-selling orchestral of all time presented live for the very first time by Oscar and Grammy Award winning composer James Horner.
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  20. 4 March, 2014

    Star violinist returns to the Hall

    Celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti, the two-time winner of Best Female Artist at the Classical BRIT Awards, will return to the Royal Albert Hall in September 2015.
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  21. 28 February, 2014

    Royal Albert Hall announce world premiere of The Godfather Live

    The Royal Albert Hall is making movie fans an offer they can’t refuse – the chance to see The Godfather on the big screen as Nino Rota’s immortal orchestral score is played live.
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  22. 13 February, 2014

    New destination Italian restaurant for Royal Albert Hall

    Following a £1-million refurbishment, the Royal Albert Hall will unveil an exciting new restaurant on 15th April. Verdi, an Italian Kitchen at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Café Consort, will be the iconic venue’s sixth dining venue and will be operated by “rhubarb”.
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  23. 10 February, 2014

    Danny Elfman show returns to the Royal Albert Hall due to phenomenal demand

    A special celebration of composer Danny Elfman’s scores for filmmaker Tim Burton returns to the Albert Hall in December, following its sell-out World Premiere at the venue last year.
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  24. 4 February, 2014

    Jake Bugg Heads up Royal Albert Hall’s 2014 Education Workshops Programme

    2014 Brit Award nominee partners with Royal Albert Hall to offer once in a life time opportunity for young musicians.
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  25. 4 February, 2014

    London School Pupils to Form World's Largest Samba Band at the Royal Albert Hall

    Over 1,500 children, aged 7 to 16, from 27 London schools will take over the iconic Royal Albert Hall on 3rd March 2014 to bang the drum for street children’s rights and smash the official World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band.
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  26. 30 January, 2014

    Comedian and presenter Dara Ó Briain to host Imagining the Future of Medicine at iconic venue

    TEDMED curator Jay Walker also confirmed as a special guest at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate the power of unexpected connections between medicine and the arts
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  27. 29 January, 2014

    TAG Heuer announce partnership with the Royal Albert Hall

    Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer and world famous performance venue, the Royal Albert Hall, announce a new partnership which sees the watchmaker take the role as Official Timing Partner to London's most iconic concert Hall.
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  28. 28 January, 2014

    Cafédirect announced as preferred coffee supplier to the Royal Albert Hall

    One of the UK’s most treasured and iconic brands, the Royal Albert Hall, is delighted to announce the award-winning Cafédirect as its preferred coffee supplier within the world famous venue.
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  29. 10 January, 2014

    Back by popular demand: Lang Lang returns to the Royal Albert Hall following sell out 2013 concerts.

    Following his 2013 concerts at the Royal Albert Hall which saw tickets for his second date sell out within 48 hours, a record for a solo recital by any classical musician at the venue in recent times, interest in the classical pianist Lang Lang is at an all-time high. As a result, the venue has announced that Lang Lang will be back next year on April 20 and 22 2015.
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