Ticket holders feeling blue after concert cancellation

The planned performance by Blue and Atomic Kitten at Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre on Saturday has been cancelled.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 24th August 2015, 1:43 pm
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No reason has yet been given for the late notice and ticket holders will receive a refund.

A statement on the venue’s website reads: “Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the Blue/Atomic Kitten concert at Scarborough Open Air Theatre has had to be cancelled.

“All ticket holders will be offered a full refund and should contact the body from which they purchased their tickets to receive their refund.

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“The Council, artistes and agency apologise for any inconvenience caused.”

It means the final performance of the year will take place on Sunday when Scouting For Girls headline the 6,000 capacity venue.