The Royal Opera House has confirmed that this screening has now been cancelled. The Royal Opera House are working to provide a recorded version from an earlier season and any updates will be posted on our Box Office when we receive them.

The school has decided to close its Sports Centre and the Amey Theatre to visitors from Monday 16 March until the situation improves. This is to help safeguard the wellbeing of the school community. Please be assured that this is a precautionary measure in the context of the government’s approach to ‘social distancing’ and does not reflect any confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the school.  For information about Abingdon Sports and Leisure’s other facilities such as Tilsley Park, please check our website.

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We will, of course, keep our website updated with all important news and announcements. As the situation develops, we may send out further communication. In the meantime, we hope that these FAQs will help with any further questions, including refund arrangements.



Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet.


The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of doomed love, a masterpiece filled with iconic moments. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly with exquisite choreography from the grand pas de deux of Prince Siegfried and Odile to the swans at the lakeside. An intoxicating mix of spectacle and intimate passion, the overall effect is irresistible.


For more information about this performance, please visit the Royal Opera House Live website.

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