The Legendary Scarborough Spa Orchestra in Concert

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The Legendary Spa Orchestra in the Round at the SJT.

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The hugely popular New Year’s Day concert from Scarborough Spa Orchestra will go ahead this year despite its usual venue, the Spa, being temporarily closed.

The Legendary Scarborough Spa Orchestra in Concert, featuring the UK’s last remaining professional seaside orchestra, will take place this year in the Round at the SJT on 1 January 2021 at 2pm and 5.30pm.

The two performances will feature a programme of Spa Orchestra favourites, including songs from the shows, light orchestral pieces, a few Viennese waltzes.

Paul Robinson, Artistic Director at the SJT, says: “We’re absolutely delighted to be able to team up with our friends at Scarborough Spa to make sure this year’s New Year’s Day concert goes ahead.

We think it’s the first time a full orchestra, albeit a small one, has played in our Round. They will be playing to a socially distance audience, so tickets will be very limited – so early booking is advised!"

Rachel Nicholson of Scarborough Spa said "We are very grateful to the Stephen Joseph Theatre for hosting the Spa Orchestra New Year's Day concert while we are temporarily closed. I am sure everyone will enjoy their performance and we look forward to welcoming the audience back to the Spa as soon as it is possible to reopen."

For your peace of mind, we have a no-fuss refund policy if you need to self-isolate.

We are a Covid-secure venue and have been awarded two industry standard marks recognising the comprehensive safety measures we have in place which include temperature checks, 2 metre socially distanced seating, hand sanitiser stations, one-way systems, enhanced cleaning, staggered arrival times

Please note: face coverings are mandatory throughout the building (unless exempt - this includes under 11s) except when eating or drinking. 

You can find full details of our Covid safety measures here.


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