Lancaster Dukes Cinema cancels Bolshoi Ballet screening in wake of Ukraine invasion

The Dukes in Lancaster has decided to cancel the screening of Bolshoi: Swan Lake on Sunday (March 6) in the light of the disturbing events in Ukraine.

By Michelle Blade
Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 4:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st March 2022, 4:36 pm

A statement from The Dukes on their Facebook page said: "In the light of the disturbing events in Ukraine, we have taken the decision to cancel the screening of Bolshoi: Swan Lake on Sunday March 6.

"We understand that this decision will disappoint some audiences and for that, we apologise but we felt we could not go ahead under the circumstances.

"We recognise these are the actions of the Russian Government, not the people!

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The Dukes in Lancaster has cancelled a screening of the Bolshoi Ballet 'in light of the disturbing events in Ukraine' they said on their Facebook page.

"All audiences who have booked tickets will be issued with a credit on their account and will be contacted by our Box Office Team.

"The screening has been replaced by Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

"Any further queries please contact us at [email protected]"