Kapow! Local Heroes offer launched by Glasgow theatres

Emergency service workers, NHS employees, armed forces, RAF and teachers can now pick up 2 for 1 tickets at the Glasgow King's and Theatre Royal!

Kapow! Local Heroes offer launched by Glasgow theatres

The King’s Theatre and Theatre Royal today launched an initiative that will reward local heroes of Glasgow and beyond.

The city centre venues, which are operated by Ambassador Theatre Group, will offer 2 for 1 tickets on selected shows and performances* running in January 2018 to those working for Scottish Fire and Rescue, Scottish Ambulance, Police Scotland, RNLI, RAF and the Armed Forces. The offer will also be available to Teachers and those working in the NHS.

The move came when the two theatres, who work closely with Tickets for Troops to provide tickets for Armed Forces, wanted to extend their offer to more of Scotland’s heroes.

James Haworth, Theatre Director, at the King’s and Theatre said: “I’m extremely proud that our venues are offering this as a way of thanks to those who have dedicated their lives to helping others.

“Whether you be a nurse; a firefighter; a lifeguard; police officer; armed forces member; teacher or doctor, I hope you will take advantage of this and enjoy a fabulous trip to our theatres on your very well earned night or afternoon off.”


To claim the offer, all heroes have to do is quote LOCALHERO when booking at the box office, over the phone or online then show a valid work ID badge or payslip when collecting tickets.

The offer applies to the following performances:

KING’S THEATRE
Phone: 0844 871 7648
Book tickets online at www.atgtickets.com/venues/kings-theatre

Sleeping Beauty
Sat 2 Dec 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018
Selected January performances, please see box office for full details.

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook
Tue 9 Jan 2018, 7.30pm

Vampire Rock: The Ghost Train
Thu 11 Jan 2018, 7.30pm

Queen of the Night
Fri 12 Jan 2018, 7.30pm

Tango Moderno
Tue 16 - Sat 20 Jan 2018
Local Hero available on Wed and Thu performances

The Sound of Music
Tue 23 –Sat 27 Jan 2018
Local Hero available on Wed and Thu performances

THEATRE ROYAL
Phone: 0844 871 7647
Book tickets online at www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-glasgow

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thu 4 - Sat 13 Jan 2018

Hedda Gabler
Mon 15 - Sat 20 Jan 2018
Local Hero available on Tue, Wed and Thu performances

Strangers on a Train
Mon 22 - Sat 27 Jan 2018
Local Hero available on Tue, Wed and Thu performances

Last Updated: 9 November 2017 15:10

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