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The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed programme of three of the greatest works by its Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton. The Dream is an enchanting dance adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the breathtaking abstract work on the

beauty of pure movement Symphonic Variations is Ashton’s first masterpiece, and Marguerite and Armand, inspired by the celebrated dance partnership of Margot
Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, is a tragic love story of great lyrical beauty.

Pre-performance screening from 7pm. Relay begins at 7.30pm. Gates open at 6.15pm.

Certification: 12A 


  • Why not bring a picnic to enjoy? Drinks will be also be to purchase from McCoys who will be operating within the event site. If you bring your own drink refreshments please ensure they are in plastic bottles and/or decanted into plastic jugs before entering the event site.
  • We recommend bringing a blanket as the audience is required to sit on the ground.
  • No animals will be permitted accepted assistance dogs.
  • You are not permitted to bring chairs and/or any other furniture to this event.
  • Please ensure you have read our Event Terms & Conditions.


You must book your ticket/s as normal and contact us on access@hull2017.co.uk if you have any access provision requirements. Spaces are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wheelchair Spaces
The site has level access and there will be a wheelchair area available. Wheelchair spaces are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

We have a limited number of seats available for those who would find it difficult to sit on the ground. Seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Blue-Badge Parking
If you require blue-badge parking facilities, please use the city facilities available.

Important information

Please note that we reserve the right to search any bags on entry to this event.

Please also be aware that there will be no readmittance to this event once inside.


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Venue Access

  • Assistance Dogs
  • Blue-Badge Parking
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday Varies
Tuesday Varies
Wednesday Varies
Thursday Varies
Friday Varies
Saturday Varies
Sunday Varies