Your First Visit
We extend a warm welcome to you on your first concert. New audience members sometimes ask us what they might expect.
Questions + Answers
When should I arrive?
We would recommend that you aim to be at the venue 30 minutes before the performance starts.
What should I wear?
Please wear whatever you are comfortable in. If it’s a special occasion or a celebration you may like to dress up, but the choice is yours, there is no dress code.
When should I clap?
There are no set rules but most clap at the end of a work. If in doubt, follow those seated around you!
Is there an interval?
Most of our concerts have an interval of around 20 minutes when you will be able to purchase refreshments.
If I arrive late?
You will be asked to wait by the stewards for a suitable moment in the music to enter the hall.
Can I bring my mobile phone?
Yes – but please remember to turn it off.