Comedy not queuing in Wolverhampton
The Civic Hall and sister venue the Wulfrun Hall are major hubs for live entertainment in Wolverhampton and the Black Country. Visitors with tickets to the gigs, comedy nights and sporting events staged at the venues can use the app or website to pre-order refreshments for quick collection during show intervals. Users will no longer have to queue, select and pay on-site, instead they can spend the interval relaxing with friends and family.
Refreshments can also be pre-ordered for collection in the hour before a show begins.
City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for City Economy, Councillor John Reynolds, Wolverhampton City Council, comments: “We are privileged to host some of the best music and arts acts in the world. With thousands of people on site, the queue for refreshments can naturally grow quite long. Our new app negates the need to queue at all, meaning the guest’s event experience is noticeably enhanced. We look forward to feedback from users who, we are sure, will love the new service.”
Andrew White, CEO of Preoday, adds: “Preoday is excited to add Wolverhampton Civic Hall and Wulfrun Hall to the growing list of theatres it is proud to call clients. There are some fabulous acts booked to appear at the venues between now and Christmas. John Bishop, Milton Jones, these are events that draw huge audiences, and those attending will benefit greatly from pre-ordering. What people want to remember about their theatre experience is the atmosphere, the company and the act, not the waiting in line.”
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