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Friday, November 03, 2017
Tickets newsletter with the hottest events over the coming months.
Please find below our latest Tickets newsletter with the hottest events over the coming months.
JFDE team has two mission statements; to be able to source any ticket for any event and to beat the market prices. Through our unique relationships we can provide previously unobtainable tickets at unbeatable prices.
Please see below for a selection of our hottest tickets and events for the next 2 months.
RUGBY - AUTUMN INTERNATIONALS
The Autumn International rugby matches will return again in November 2017. Fans of the four home unions – England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales – will relish the opportunity to see their teams take on the southern hemisphere heavyweights.
Saturday 11th November 2017 • Scotland v Samoa at BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh 2:30pm • England v Argentina at Twickenham Stadium, London 3:00pm • Wales v Australia at Principality Stadium, Cardiff 5:15pm • Ireland v South Africa at Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5:30pm
Saturday 18th November 2017 • Wales v Georgia at Principality Stadium, Cardiff 2:30pm • England v Australia at Twickenham Stadium, London 3:00pm • Scotland v New Zealand at BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh 5:15pm • Ireland v Fiji at Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5:30pm
Saturday 25th November 2017 • Scotland v Australia at BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh 2:30pm • England v Samoa at Twickenham Stadium, London 3:00pm • Wales v New Zealand at Principality Stadium, Cardiff 5:15pm • Ireland v Argentina at Aviva Stadium, Dublin 5:30pm
JOHN BISHOP – WINGING IT (2ND – 3rd November)
Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to The O2 with a brand new show ‘Winging It’ on Thursday 2 November 2017 and Friday 3 November 2017
It will have been 3 years since his last tour and Winging It is gearing up to be his biggest and best yet. John is very much looking forward to this new adventure and can’t wait to be back on the road again.
John has achieved huge success with a number of his own comedy, entertainment and documentary shows including ‘John Bishop’s Australia’ (BBC1), ‘John Bishop’s Britain’ (BBC1); ‘John Bishop’s Only Joking’ (Sky1); ‘The John Bishop Show’ (BBC1); ‘The John Bishop Christmas Show’ (BBC1) and ‘John Bishop’s Gorilla Adventure’ (ITV1). More recently his new series ‘John Bishop: In Conversation With…’ sees him chatting, one to one with some of the UK’s biggest names.
Everyone loves rubbing shoulders with the celebrities; walking the red carpet at film premieres, attending the most exclusive film parties, or sitting on a private yacht at Cannes. As one of the largest producers of film premieres and after-parties, and with our unique relationship with the movie world, we are better positioned than anyone to ensure you can do just that. A selection of releases over the coming month include:
Daddy's Home 2 Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.The UK Premiere will take place Thursday 16th November in London Vue West End, London. The movie stars: Linda Cardellini, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they'll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break. The American Premiere will take place on Monday 11th December in Los Angeles. The movie stars: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan
Pitch Perfect 3 After the highs of winning the World Championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time. The American Premiere will take place on Tuesday 12th December in Los Angeles. The movie stars: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Chrissie Fit, Hailee Steinfeld and Ester Dean
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn, and Poe that unlocks more mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past. The American Premiere will take place on Tuesday 12th December in Los Angeles. The movie stars: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Andy Serkis.
*Timings and dates for the above premieres are subject to change
MUSIC CONCERTS (November and December)
Some of the hottest upcoming Music concerts in the coming months include:
• Above and Beyond – 4th November – 02 Arena • TLC; 13th November – Hammersmith Apollo • The Undertones; 17th November – Koko, London • Queens of the Stone Age; 21st November – O2 Arena • Depche Mode; 22nd November – O2 Arena • Deep Purple; 23rd November – O2 Arena • James Blunt; 23rd November – Hammersmith Apollo • Rag n Bone Man; 23/24th November – Brixton Academy • Steps; 25th November – Wembley Arena • Foreigner 40th Anniversary tour; 27th November – Royal Albert Hall • Elvis in Concert – Live on Screen; 30th November – O2 Arena • Dreamworks Animation Live with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; 1st December -Wembley Arena • Kasabian; 1st and 2nd December – O2 Arena • Jamiroquai – O2 Arena 10th Birthday shows; 3rd and 6th December • Queen and Adam Lambert – Live in concert; 12th and 13th December – O2 Arena • Michael Ball and Alfie Boe – Together again; 14th December – O2 Arena • Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics; 15th and 16th December – O2 Arena
ENGLAND VS GERMANY & BRAZIL (10TH and 14th November)
With qualification secured for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, England will begin their World Cup preparation with two Autumn Friendlies against the top two FIFA ranked teams, Germany and Brazil.
Kicking off a huge international window of football on November 10 will be the Three Lions against the current World Cup holders, Germany. Don’t miss your chance to see the world’s best footballers in action at the home of English Football, Wembley Stadium. Next up for England will be another home friendly, this time against Brazil four days later.
Joachim Low's Die Nationalmannschaft, who have won the World Cup four times, won on their last visit to Wembley with Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker securing a 1-0 win.
Brazil, meanwhile, lost 2-1 to the Three Lions back in 2013 with Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney scoring.
As the appointed concierge for Covent Garden, we hold unrivalled relationships with the theatre world; our members and guests can celebrate special occasions in style. If your theatre visit is a special occasion – a birthday, anniversary or family celebration – Sincura Tickets can help you create an unforgettable experience. You’ll be greeted on arrival in person, avoiding the crowds and queues. Of course, you’ll want the best seats in the house, a private table in the bar, and a complimentary programme and souvenir brochure.
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Sincura Members can now book tickets to the long awaited Hamilton
Created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also stars in the show, Hamilton tells the story of little-known US founding father Alexander Hamilton through tunes that borrow from rappers including Kendrick Lamar and Jay Z, as well as theatrical composers Stephen Sondheim and Gilbert and Sullivan. Hamilton has been a sensation in America, where fans include Barack Obama, Beyoncé and Emily Blunt, with whom Miranda will be acting in the forthcoming Mary Poppins film after he has stepped down from the musical in July. With 3 year waiting lists in America, the show was due to launch at the Victoria Palace Theatre from November 2017 (when the theatre reopens after a major refurbishment).
Latest Hamilton News:
The opening has now been postponed due to building delays. The show, which has been a hit on Broadway, was due to open in London on 21 November. However, the Victoria Palace Theatre will not be ready in time following extensive renovation amidst a huge redevelopment of Victoria. Previews will now begin on 6 December with the opening night taking place on 21 December. Co-producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh blamed "tight time constraints" and "unhelpful problems" for the delay.
Sincura are delighted to offer our members tickets to the show at face value with priority VIP booking. Please contact your concierge to arrange these tickets.
MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS – WEMBLEY ARENA (12th November)
Taylor Swift leads the EMAs nominations this year, receiving nods in six categories: Best US Act, Best Artist, Best Look, Best Pop, Biggest Fans, and Best Video (for Look What You Made Me Do). The latter accompanied her very first UK Number 1 single, which reached the top spot in August.
Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and Shawn Mendes are all nominated for four trophies each, the latter in the mix for the new Best Canadian Act category with Alessia Cara, Justin Bieber, Drake and The Weeknd.
Dua Lipa is up for Best UK & Ireland Act, Best Look and Best New, while Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony, Rag'n'Bone Man, Foo Fighters and Miley Cyrus are also nominated.
Rita Ora will host this year MTV EMAs when they are held in London on November 12. She was pretty ecstatic to be hosting, stating: "I’m so excited to be hosting this year’s MTV EMAs in my hometown! I still remember how much fun my first EMAs was in Frankfurt in 2012, when I performed RIP. I can’t wait to get back on the stage to host and perform."
The 2017/18 Premier league season is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before. With Tottenham playing at Wembley, Lukaku at Manchester United and Rafael Benitez back in the premiership, we have some great football to look forward to. And let’s not forget it’s a World Cup Year in 2018 so we have a host of international and European fixtures.
Sincura Tickets continue to lead the market in football tickets and hospitality from simple match day access to players’ lounges and VIP experiences. Furthermore, this year sees Sincura Tickets launch in Spain and Germany following deals with the major La Liga and Bundesliga football teams and partners.
All members will also receive a number of complimentary tickets through the year. Key upcoming matches include:
• Manchester City vs Arsenal; 5th November – Etihad Stadium • Chelsea vs Manchester United; 5th November – Stamford Bridge • Arsenal vs Tottenham; 18th November – Etihad Stadium • Manchester United vs Newcastle; 18th November – Old Trafford • Liverpool vs Chelsea; 25th November – Anfield • Manchester United vs Manchester City; 10th December – Old Trafford
TENNIS - ATP TOUR FINALS - O2 ARENA (12th-19th November)
Last year’s Nitto ATP Finals produced a historic culmination to the season, marking the first time that the year-end No.1 ranking was on the line for both finalists in the final match of the year. Andy Murray defeated Novak Djokovic to capture his first ever season-ending crown, and in the process became only the 17th player in history to finish as year-end No.1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings (since 1973). The season-ending event has now welcomed more than 2 million fans to The O2 since it moved to London in 2009.
‘Last year’s spectacular finish to the season at The O2 will live long in the memory,’ said Chris Kermode, ATP Executive Chairman & President. ‘The 2017 season has got off to an amazing start and, with all roads leading to London in November, we look forward to welcoming another 250,000 fans to The O2 in November for our 2017season finale.’ This year’s tournament will offer a record breaking US$ 8 million in prize money. The season-ending event has been contested in major cities around the world with a rich history dating back to The Masters in 1970 in Tokyo. Since 2000, the event has taken place in cities such as Lisbon, Sydney and Shanghai, before moving to London in 2009 where it will be held through 2018.
CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, (16th – 19th November)
The most popular classical music show in the UK returns to the Royal Albert Hall in November. As the most exceptional classical musicians descend on the Iconic London Venue. From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and our famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture – the November 2017 season promises to be bigger and more thrilling than ever!
SWAPPING SEATS (17th November)
The life of a politician is a life of permanent fear and trepidation. No more so when they enter into unarmed combat with a journalist. Parrying and dodging, trying to land the odd hit themselves whilst all the time hoping beyond hope they don’t make a gaffe and become the story. Now it’s payback time!
In the historic surroundings of the former home of William Gladstone’s beloved Liberal Party, those lucky enough to attend will get to witness some of the country’s leading political peers and journalists go head to head, including Jeremy Paxman and Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor of The New Statesman.
Those in attendance are in for an afternoon of fierce entertainment, starting with a sparkling reception followed by two lively interviews, each lasting approximately 15 minutes. A three-course lunch with wine will be served alongside the main event.
This unmissable event is organised by the charity Hope for Homes and Children. Prices start at £200 per person.
THE ASHES 1ST TEST; THE GABBA, BRISBANE – (23RD November)
England tour Australia this winter for the 2017-18 Ashes series.
Modern cricket may have embraced T20 with full fervour and the success of IPL and Big Bash may have cast a shadow on the future of Test Cricket. But without a doubt, Ashes is still the game’s most important series that captures the imagination of every cricket fan in every corner of the world.
The five-match series that started in 1882 and is played between the game’s oldest Test nations will be played Down Under with the first match scheduled at the Gabba, Brisbane, from November 23.
Overall, both sides are on an equal footing with 32 series wins each in 136 years of Ashes competition. The form book goes out of the window when sport’s fiercest rivals come face-to-face which makes it more interesting. So, who holds the aces?
ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX – YAS MARINA (26th November)
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has been part of the Formula One schedule since 2009 and its inaugural Grand Prix also stood as Formula One’s first ever twilight race. Returning to the Yas Marina Circuit as the last race in the season, this year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be a unique experience and is widely considered to have overtaken Monte Carlo as the Jewel in the crown of the F1 calendar. Sincura tickets offer a wide range of packages for attending the F1 finale in style.
CHAMPIONS TENNIS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL (30th November)
Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall brings together some of the biggest names and rivalries, with Legends of the game going head-to-head in a bid to become Champions.
Staged over four days between 30th November – 3rd December 2017 and set in one of the world’s most iconic venues – the season-finale to the ATP Champions Tour offers unparalleled on and off-court action, competition and entertainment from some of the game’s biggest stars across singles and doubles matches.
‘LONDON CHRSTMAS LUNCH WITH A LEGEND’ WITH MICHEAL OWEN AND SOL CAMPBELL – ST PANRAS RENAISSANCE HOTEL (1ST December)
Join us at the stunning 5* St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London for a day to remember on Friday 1 December 2017. Joining us this year are Liverpool and England superstar Michael Owen, and England, Arsenal and Spurs legend Sol Campbell. Following a superb lunch, our stars will join our SKY Sports host Pete Graves on the podium for a lengthy discussion of their career exploits as two of the game’s most revered characters, with the opportunity for plenty of guest Q & A. As well as their stellar club careers, it will be fascinating to hear about their many appearances playing together in the England team, with a combined 162 caps in total.
Sit back in the luxury of the St Pancras Renaissance and soak up the atmosphere with a complimentary bar, memorabilia auction, rounded off with a set from a top comedian. It will be a superb day which will live long in the memory!
BRITISH FASHION AWARDS
The celebration has been an important part of the fashion calendar since 1989. previous ceremonies have seen VIPs and industry heavyweights in attendance including Anna Wintour OBE, David Beckham OBE, Karl Lagerfeld, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Nick Knight OBE, Olivier Rousteing, Samantha Cameron and Victoria Beckham. THIS year's Fashion Awards will return to the iconic Royal Albert Hall. Following last year's extravagant inaugural event under its new name, which also saw a shake-up in the accolades being presented, this year's ceremony promises the same spectacle when it takes place on Monday, December 4.
The categories voted for by a panel of fashion industry professionals at this year's awards include:
-British Designer of the Year - Womenswear -British Designer of the Year - Menswear -Accessories Designer of the Year -British Emerging Talent – Womenswear (including accessories) -British Emerging Talent – Menswear (including accessories) -Business Leader -Model of the Year -Urban Luxury Brand -Designer of the Year
MICHEAL BALL AND ALFIE BOE – TOGETHER AGAIN; O2 ARENA (14TH December)
Following the stunning success of their Platinum selling album ‘Together’ and 29 sold out shows across the UK in 2016, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced today that they will return in 2017 and will hit The O2 on Thursday 14th December 2017.
Having first met 10 years ago, performing together in 'Kismet' at the London Coliseum, Michael and Alfie became lifelong friends. That same year, Michael Ball made history as the first musical theatre star to be given a solo concert at the Royal Albert Hall's BBC Proms, and asked Alfie Boe to join him to perform at the classical music festival.
This instant personal connection and professional mutual admiration makes for the perfect pairing and, to the delight of their hundreds of thousands of fans across the globe, has been finally realised with the Decca--released ‘Together’ to spectacular success. The album has gone Platinum in just 6 weeks and is on track to become the biggest selling domestic release of 2016!
The two critically-¬acclaimed artists have received a plethora of prestigious awards, record breaking sales and chart successes. Over his extraordinary 30 year career, Michael's outstanding performances have made smash-hit box office history. He is a double Olivier Award winner, multi-¬platinum recording artist, top selling live concert performer and a hugely popular radio and TV presenter. Alfie's exceptional voice has made him Britain's most popular and biggest-¬selling tenor He has conquered the world’s greatest opera stages and arenas, led the cast of Les Misérables, stole the show at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace– as well achieving UK album sales of over a million, and four top ten albums.
THE VARSITY MATCH 2017 – OXFORD VS CAMBRIDGE AT TWICKENHAM (7th December)
The Varsity Match is played at Twickenham Stadium, the Home of England Rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world.
The Varsity Match has been played at Twickenham since 1920, having previously been played at Queen’s Club (1887 – 1920), Blackheath (1880 – 1886) The Oval (1873 – 1880) and University Parks (1872).
A day out at Twickenham is an experience that will not be forgotten in a hurry.
The Varsity match is always a passionately contested affair with Oxford having taken victory 59 times in the events history and Cambridge 62.
TONY BELLEW V DAVID HAYE, AT THE O2 ARENA (17th December)
David Haye has warned Tony Bellew that his physical condition is 'perfect' for their rematch after recovering from an Achilles operation.
Two of British boxing’s hardest punchers will clash in explosive fashion in the rematch everyone’s talking about. Former two-weight World champion Haye returned to the ring in 2016 after 3 years out, completing quick-fire wins against Mark De Mori and Arnold Gjergjaj. The ‘Hayemaker’ previously unified the Cruiserweight division before famously adding the WBA World Heavyweight Championship to his impressive CV by defeating Nikolai Valuev. ‘Bomber’ Bellew is a fearsome foe, who became a World champion in stunning fashion in May 2016, when defeating Ilunga Makabu to win the WBC Cruiserweight title with a devastating third round KO at Goodison Park. In their previous clash, Bellew stopped Haye in the 11th Round, after a pulsating contest, with Haye bravely fighting on despite picking up a serious Achilles injury in Round 6. It will be fascinating to witness who comes out on top this time around!
Sincura tickets are pleased to offer official Team Haymaker hospitality packages.
BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (17th December)
The Echo Arena in Liverpool will host the event on Sunday, 17 December and will celebrate an outstanding year of British sport.
Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will again present the show, which will be live on BBC One.. This year's awards will be presented in front of an audience of nearly 11,000.
The prestigious event, first staged in 1954, was last held in Liverpool in 2008 when cycling's Sir Chris Hoy took the main award.
Britain's world number one tennis player Andy Murray has won the main prize in three of the past four years. The Scot is the only person to win the award more than twice, while other former winners include Bobby Moore, Sir Henry Cooper, Virginia Wade and Daley Thompson, plus Princess Anne and daughter Zara Phillips.
Sincura are delighted to have be chosen as the official partner of LaplandUK for the VIP gala days. Taking place on the Windsor Estate with a team of critically acclaimed stage managers, set designers, production assistants, and actors, LaplandUK offers a truly unique and enchanting experience, one that children will never forget. These VIP nights push the experience to new levels for a truly eye-opening Christmas experience at this award winning venue.
After a degree in economic and social studies, Jean-Francois did Hotel School management to the highest level in his native Belgium when he first started managing his Officer's Mess in the centre of Brussels, worked in Comme Chez Soi and Villa Lorraine (3 Michelin stars) before coming to Le Gavroche and worked with the Roux Brothers for several years going through the Waterside Inn and the Restaurants and various contracts in the City working for several high profile banks. He started a conference centre, tea room, restaurant out of an old stable block in the Country before returning to London, had a spell at managing catering of a hotel before being head hunted for the RS Hispaniola where he stayed for 11 years as a partner to the then owner, consultant to a group of nine restaurants and 3 hotels. He started Jean-Francois Dor Events in 2003 when he left, is a consultant in Hotel and Catering businesses, Chairs various social and charitable committees. Jean-Francois belongs to various Clubs, Societies and Liveries.