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On Saturday Dec 5th we will show our first film under Covid restrictions and then review this experiment. Covid prevention measures will include the auditorium being set up for social distancing with a one way system.  Regarding face coverings we will follow the Scottish government guidance namely - it is mandatory to wear face coverings in cinemas, although there are exemptions for certain people and it is a reasonable excuse to remove a face covering when you need to eat and drink. If you wear a face visor/shield you are asked to also wear a face covering as a visor is not considered to offer sufficient protection.

If you are coming as separate bubbles please book your tickets separately. For example if you have 4 tickets in one booking we will sit you all together. Please let us know (via uhallpromo@gmail.com) if you have access issues. If necessary we can seat people on the floor area without having to negotiate steps.

All bookings must be made online and in advance - see the ticket booking link in each listing. You do not need to print out your reference – we will just ask for your name. If you buy 4 tickets (which is the maximum) we would expect you to all sit together without social distancing. It will not be possible to purchase tickets on the door. If you need to contact us about your booking use email and send to uhallpromo@gmail.com

You will notice that ticket prices have gone up due to the small maximum size of the audience, but we are absorbing the ticket booking fee with wegottickets.com so you won't have to pay it. Please note as well that - as per our usual policy - all films will be screened with subtitles.

And please see the details below for the free online event on Friday 13th November with three brilliant local storytellers . The links are there in the write-up

The Universal Hall Promotions Team  Nov 12th 

 

 

 

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Indigenous People (music and dance) Fri. 1st Sept, 8pm

Friday, September 1, 2017, 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Indigenous People is the collective name for the Kakatsitsi Master Drummers from the Ga tribe of Southern Ghana and The !Gubi Family of San ‘Bushmen’ from the Namibian Kalahari. Fresh from a main stage appearance at WOMAD this is a rare opportunity to see authentic Dance, Drumming and Song performed. The traditional drumming dance grooves from one of Africa’s leading percussion ensembles are combined with acoustic instruments and chants from the San people of the Kalahari desert in their healing trance dance ceremonies. These accompany a dance performance which fuses elements from the two participating traditions. Entrancing and enlightening… The Friday performance is not participatory and will focus on watching the drummers, dancers and singers perform, with narration, to explain the social and cultural context of the music, song and dance.

£14/£12 concs/£10 U16s

To buy online tickets (10% booking fee) click here

To see a video of Kakasitsi click here

To see a video of the !Gubi Family click here

Special Offer: Book a 2/3 night stay in a caravan at the adjacent Findhorn Bay Holiday Park when you come to see the Indigenous People live in the Universal Hall and get a 15% discount. You must book through their website (click here) and enter the code: africa17 in the ‘voucher code’ box when you book
(Valid 1st /2nd /3rd September 2017)

Details

Date:
Friday, September 1, 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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