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WIN Dinner at Ox Club and Tickets to Opera North’s Sensational New Production of Carmen Worth £225

· Ali Turner · Competitions

An outstanding night of opera, drama and delicious food? Yes please!

Carmen, Opera North

Opera North’s new production of Carmen will take you into a world of desire and hot-blooded passion as Bizet’s flamenco-infused music flows over you. Get tickets to your show of the season now, before they sell out.

Burlesque dancers, hot-blooded passion and thrilling performances make Opera North’s Carmen one to watch…

Take your seats and watch as the curtain lifts on one of the most spectacular shows you ever did see, because Opera North is headed back to Leeds Grand Theatre with a brand new production of Carmen. Sung in French, with English subtitles, the music will wash over you in an epic wave of orchestral magic, but it’s the action on stage that will pull you in. Intrigued? Get your entries in for a chance to win two tickets with a delicious dinner at Ox Club before the show!

What a way to return to the theatre!

Carmen, Opera North

Credit: Opera North Rehearsal Images

Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a first-time opera-goer, Carmen is the perfect show to tempt you back to the theatre – and if you’re our lucky winner, you’ll bag two of the best seats in the house for the hotly anticipated opening night on Saturday 2nd October 2021! This is one of the most popular operas ever written, a scorching drama that tells the story of a young woman trying to survive in a poor frontier town. Seduction is her strongest weapon and she wields it with pulse-quickening precision, but when one man’s obsession turns to jealousy, the consequences are unspeakable.

Set to an emotional score by the genius that is Georges Bizet, with all the passion of the flamenco, Carmen will have you on the edge of your seat. Edward Dick is back on directing duties after the raging success of his five-star reviewed Tosca and he’s got all manner of surprises lined up for you. Think fabulous burlesque dancers and a much-anticipated appearance from queer performance artist Nando Messias. This is an unmissable show, long-awaited and selling out fast, so we wouldn’t blame you if wanted to buy your tickets now – we’ll even refund them if you win!

Start the night right with dinner at Ox Club

Ox Club, onglet

Credit: Reece Leung

Award-winning, critically acclaimed and surprisingly down to earth, Ox Club has won a hoard of fans with its solid-fuel grilled delights. Their Grillworks grill takes pride of place in the kitchen and forms the basis of their ever-so-refined menu. Local and regional producers feature heavily – they favour small, family-run farms and little independents that put quality above all else. It’s solid groundwork for a menu that excels in its simplicity but thrives on creativity.

Now, what will you be eating? With £100 to spend, our winner can take their pick! Nocellara olives and Lindisfarne oysters will see off the hunger pangs while you peruse the menu. It changes on the regular, so you could find yourself salivating over plancha octopus or Wye Valley asparagus, escalated to new heights with burnt cream and cured egg yolk. And to follow? Their Highland wing rib of beef is perfect for sharing, but the feta & broccoli Borek, delicately paired with pistachio cream and herb salad is a worthy competitor.

Terms & Conditions

The free prize draw is open until 5pm on Friday 24th September 2021. There is one prize available. The prize is in two parts. 1) 2 tickets of the best tickets available to Carmen at Leeds Grand Theatre on Saturday 2nd October 2021. 2) £100 to spend on food and drink at Ox Club. This free prize draw is open to UK residents with a valid UK postal address only. One winner will be randomly selected from the database of entrants who completed the prize draw online entry form. Employees and family of Opera North, Ox Club, Leeds Digital Magazines or any agencies connected with the set up of this prize draw are not eligible to enter. No cash alternative. The winner will be contacted by email. The winner must confirm that they’re eligible and able to accept within 24 hours of the email being sent. If a winner does not contact us within this time period, we reserve the right to choose another winner at random from all other eligible entries. All entrants must be aged 18 years or over. Please drink responsibly. Standard Leeds-List terms and conditions apply. Image credit: Opera North Rehearsal Images.