I just received this message via Facebook – it would seem that tkts are opening up yet another half price booking office.
Brent Cross initially seems a bit of an odd choice, as the area around the centre isn’t particularly affluent, nor will it benefit from footfall of the bankers of Canary Wharf or the tourists of Leicester Square. That said, with Brent Cross getting approx 16 million shoppers a year… it’s hard not to see the reasoning behind the new opening! The problem, I think, comes with the fact that tkts primary market is in selling tickets for performances THAT DAY. The addition of an advance booking facility is relatively new to tkts (only available at Brent Cross) and not really what they are specifically known for. As Brent Cross is in Zone 3 (and clearly, if you’re there then you’re probably already busy whilst being out doing your shopping etc) I just don’t think that a same-day ticket service will work in that area…
In addition to this, the ‘booth’ is more of a small desk situated next to the main information desk on the upper level. Despite lots of people handing out flyers and there being big posters around the centre, the desk remained deserted for the two hours on the packed Saturday afternoon that I recently spent shopping at the centre.
That said, who knows what plans tkts have in the future – perhaps this new location will enable them to make a success of their current, any new, venture that they decide to launch.
The ‘grand opening’ does sound like a lot of fun however!
tkts the famous half price theatre ticket booth in Leicester Square has now come to Brent Cross Shopping Centre! This means you can now get hold of all the great half price theatre ticket offers in Brent Cross as well as Leicester Square!
The new Brent Cross tkts ticket desk also offers full price, advance tickets for theatre, music and sport.
The official launch of Brent Cross tkts is taking place this Sunday the 29 June – so come along and join in the fun between 12am and 6pm! There will be performances of music from many West End musicals as well as workshops for Avenue Q and Les Miserables. You will also have the chance to win fantastic prizes throughout the day – including a VIP trip to see The Phantom of The Opera courtesy of Superbreak and Cameron Mackintosh!
For more information about Brent Cross tkts visit our website
The tkts Marketing Team