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iVisit.... De Montfort Hall

  • De Montfort Hall Granville Rd Leicester LE1 7RU United Kingdom (map)

De Montfort Hall is a major concert hall located in Leicester City Centre and set in its own grounds. The hall was opened in 1913 and is a direct provision and by Leicester City Council. 

Its infrastructure comprises a flexible auditorium that can be laid out in a number of different  ways (tiered, standing, cabaret, dance floor etc) and with a 400 to 2,200 capacity, four bars and the outdoor amphitheatre with a capacity from 250 to 7000. 

The hall houses an historic organ - the only surviving example of a large concert organ constructed by Leicester organ builders Stephen Taylor and Son Ltd. The organ was a gift to the town by local industrialist Alfred Corah.

De Montfort Hall hosts an incredible variety of entertainment and is still the largest live entertainment venue in the city.

The hall is known for the quality of its shows, including many West End musicals, the latest rock and pop acts, top comedians, opera and orchestra, ballet and dance and children shows. It also holds Navratri celebrations each year as well as university graduations and is available for hire as a wedding and conference venue. 

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