The Evening with Willie Miller at Eden Court, Inverness that was rescheduled to 29 September 2020 will be either cancelled or rescheduled again following the announcement by the venue that all scheduled live performances until 4 December 2020 will not take place.
Live performances currently scheduled to take place in the Empire Theatre and OneTouch Theatre before December 4 will be cancelled, postponed or rescheduled. Ticket holders will be contacted by the sales team at least one week before they were due to attend to provide options, if the event is cancelled or rescheduled.
The theatre’s chief executive James Mackenzie-Blackman said: “While our currently programmed work until December has now all been cancelled, postponed or rescheduled, our efforts are focused on working towards both the delivery of an interim artistic programme and a phased reopening of Eden Court.”
“We do this while continuing to navigate the business through these unchartered waters to ensure we are fit for purpose to meet the needs of shows, staff and audiences when we hope to have a fully operational building in 2021.
“We have delayed the announcement of what Christmas will look like at Eden Court to allow further lockdown easing and the publication of Scottish Government guidance and advice specific to our industry.
“Christmas is an incredibly important time of the year for the success of our business and so while so much remains uncertain we will not be rushed into decisions that we might regret in the future.”
Under the Scottish Government’s current lockdown easing, outdoor music events are still not permitted which means the annual pop-up summer music festival, Under Canvas, will not be able to take place this summer.
But Eden Court is investigating what may be possible later this year.
It also intends to begin a phased reopening of the building to the public from late September or early October and hopes this will include the reopening of cinemas with social distancing. More details will be announced in the coming weeks.