Storm Emma has brought severe weather conditions across South Wales since Thursday forcing many venues to cancel shows and performances.
Cardiff’s St David’s Hall were forced to cancel their BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ St David’s Day celebration on Thursday when the severe weather conditions was raised to a red weather warning on Thursday.
“Ticket holders will be entitled to a refund, or will be able to exchange their tickets for another BBC NOW event,” confirmed St David;s Hall on Thursday, “Bookers will be contacted over the next week to arrange this, or can call the Box Office that they booked through from Monday 5 March onwards – St David’s Hall 029 2087 8444 & BBC NOW 0800 052 1812.”
The severe weather conditions also means that two furthwe performances have also been cancelled at St David;s Hall. Tonights Tina Turner tribute Totally Tina (Friday 2 March, 7.30pm) has been postponed until Saturday 5 May 2018 at 7.30pm. Plus, the sold-out show for Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan (Saturday 3 March, 8pm) has been postponed until Saturday 7 April 2018 at 8pm. Tickets for both shows will still be valid for the rearranged date, or bookers can be provided with a refund if they can no longer make it.
The extreme theatre conditions have also affected comedian and Eight Out of Ten Cats star Tiff Stephenson’s tour which was due to play Swansea Grand tonight (March 2). Tiff’s show Bombshell will now be rescheduled.
Tiff said “Snow joke!I’m gutted I won’t be able to begin my tour this weekend due to adverse conditions. Apologies to all who bought tickets in advance, we will have a new date soon So sorry but hope you all stay warm and cosy indoors”
Shows at other South Wales venues have also been cancelled due to the severe weather conditions. The advice is, if you have booked to see a show, check the venues box office phone social media and website on any updates before setting off.