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Covid-19’s impact on the arts world has led to countless films and concerts being scrapped or postponed and theatres and galleries closed. Here’s an updating list of what’s affected so farCovid-19’s impact on the arts world has led to countless films and concerts being scrapped or postponed and theatres and galleries closed. Here’s an updating list of what’s affected so far
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• Women’s prize for fiction postponed to September.• The Great Escape festival in Brighton cancelled.• Supersonic festival in Birmingham cancelled.• Longborough festival opera cancel their summer season.• English Touring Opera cancel the remaining dates of their spring tour.• Opera Holland Park’s summer season (June to August) has been cancelled• Release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (3 July) postponed indefinitely.• Thriller Live has closed at the Lyric theatre in London.• Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will reschedule their UK and European tour, dates TBA.• Ivor Novello awards postponed until 2 September.• Hay literature festival, due to run 21-31 May, cancelled.• The Royal Society of Literature has postponed all events until end of May.• London’s Dulwich Picture Gallery is closed until further notice.• Warehouse Project club in Manchester has postponed remaining Concourse shows (20 March to 7 April), new dates TBA.• Glyndebourne festival has delayed its opening until 14 July.• Printworks club in London has postponed all spring/summer 2020 nights, new dates TBA.• Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London is closed until further notice. Opera North suspends all performances and public-facing activity until the end of April.• July’s Buxton International festival is cancelled.• Brighton festival is cancelled for the first time in its 53-year history. Olivier awards (5 April) cancelled.• Design Museum in London is closed until further notice. Edinburgh international film festival, due to start on 17 June, won’t go ahead. Organisers are “are looking at which elements of the festival can be delivered later in the year”.• Filming on all BBC Studios’ soaps Casualty, Doctors, EastEnders, Holby City, Pobol y Cwm and River City cancelled until further notice. EastEnders will now be broadcast two nights a week. Download, the UK’s biggest rock music festival, cancelled.• Isle of Wight festival cancelled.• Women’s prize for fiction postponed to September.• The Great Escape festival in Brighton cancelled.• Supersonic festival in Birmingham cancelled.• Longborough festival opera cancel their summer season.• English Touring Opera cancel the remaining dates of their spring tour.• Opera Holland Park’s summer season (June to August) has been cancelled• Release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (3 July) postponed indefinitely.• Thriller Live has closed at the Lyric theatre in London.• Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will reschedule their UK and European tour, dates TBA.• Ivor Novello awards postponed until 2 September.• Hay literature festival, due to run 21-31 May, cancelled.• The Royal Society of Literature has postponed all events until end of May.
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24 March: Release of Saint Maud (1 May) postponed.18 March: Release of The Uncertain Kingdom (3 April) postponed.18 March: Release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (3 July) postponed indefinitely.18 March: Brussels International Fantastic film festival (7-19 April) cancelled, programme moved online.18 March: Release of Blithe Spirit (1 May) moved to 4 September. 18 March: Release of Les Misérables (24 April) postponed.18 March: One-night cinema screening of David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet (16 April) postponed until later this year, along with Netflix launch.18 March: Release of County Lines (17 April) postponed.18 March: Release of Radioactive (20 March) postponed.18 March: The Edinburgh international film festival (17-28 June) won’t now go ahead. Organisers are “are looking at which elements of the festival can be delivered later in the year”.18 March: Release of Koko-Di Koko-Da (27 March) postponed “until further notice”.17 March: Release of The Great Buster – A Celebration (20 March) postponed.17 March: Release of Black Widow (1 May) postponed.17 March: Release of Rocks (10 April) postponed, a new date to be announced “in due course”.17 March: Bafta in Piccadilly is closing its doors.17 March: BFI Southbank is closing.17 March: Release of The Australian Dream (27 March) delayed until later in the year17 March: Release of The Painted Bird (27 March) delayed until later this year.17 March: Release of Amber and Me (21 March) delayed until later in the year17 March: Most major cinema chains, including Cineworld, Odeon, Vue, Picturehouse and Everyman, close their doors until further notice.16 March: BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ film festival, due to run 18-29 March, is cancelled.14 March: Ceremony for the Golden Raspberry awards, AKA the Razzies, won’t go ahead, TBC if it will be rearranged for later in the year.14 March: Release of Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (17 April) postponed until September.14 March: Human Rights Watch film festival (due to run until 20 March) cancelled.13 March: Belfast film festival (1-9 April) postponed until autumn.13 March: Disney postpones indefinitely release of Mulan, The New Mutants and Antlers.12 March: Release of A Quiet Place 2 (20 March) cancelled indefinitely. Fast 9 postponed from May 2020 to April 2021.12 March: Tribeca film festival (15-26 April) postponed.12 March: Disney announces closure of Disneyland Paris and Disneyworld in US; Universal Studios theme park also announces closure.12 March: WonderCon (10-12 April) cancelled.12 March: The Lovebirds (3 April) cancelled. US release of Blue Story (20 March) cancelled.12 March: Release of Sooryavanshi (27 March) postponed indefinitely.11 March: Large-scale cinema closures in India, Poland, Lebanon and Kuwait11 March: Miami film festival (6-15 March) cancelled mid-run.11 March: All Italian cinemas closed.10 March: UK release of A Secret Garden postponed from 3 April to 13 August.10 March: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway postponed from early April until 7 August.10 March: Release of Polish slasher film W lesie dzis nie zasnie nikt postponed.10 March: David Di Donatello Awards – Italy’s Oscars – postponed from 3 April to 8 May10 March: Prague international film festival (19-27 March) postponed until later in the year.9 March: Beverly Hills film festival (1-5 April) postponed until further notice.9 March: AFI’s lifetime achievement ceremony to honour Julie Andrews postponed from April until the summer.9 March: Beijing international film festival (April) postponed indefinitely.8 March: All Italian cinemas closed.8 March: Restrictions imposed on French cinemas to run at 50% capacity; some cinemas closed. 6 March: SXSW festival (13-22 March) cancelled.6 March: International Indian Film Academy Awards - Bollywood’s Oscars – postponed from 27 March.4 March: Bond film No Time to Die postponed from early April to late November.3 March: Red Sea international film festival (due to start 12 March) cancelled.1 March: Most South Korean cinemas closed.28 February: Disneyland Tokyo closed.22 February: Iran closes most cinemas.13 February: Hong Kong film festival (24 March to 6 April) cancelled.31 January: Chinese film Enter the Fat Dragon cancels all cinema plans and debuts online.24 January: China closes most of its 70,000 screens.23 January: Chinese New Year releases of seven major titles cancelled.22 January: Cinema release of Chinese blockbuster Lost in Russia cancelled; film is fast-tracked to streaming services.24 March: Release of Saint Maud (1 May) postponed.18 March: Release of The Uncertain Kingdom (3 April) postponed.18 March: Release of Minions: The Rise of Gru (3 July) postponed indefinitely.18 March: Brussels International Fantastic film festival (7-19 April) cancelled, programme moved online.18 March: Release of Blithe Spirit (1 May) moved to 4 September. 18 March: Release of Les Misérables (24 April) postponed.18 March: One-night cinema screening of David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet (16 April) postponed until later this year, along with Netflix launch.18 March: Release of County Lines (17 April) postponed.18 March: Release of Radioactive (20 March) postponed.18 March: The Edinburgh international film festival (17-28 June) won’t now go ahead. Organisers are “are looking at which elements of the festival can be delivered later in the year”.18 March: Release of Koko-Di Koko-Da (27 March) postponed “until further notice”.17 March: Release of The Great Buster – A Celebration (20 March) postponed.17 March: Release of Black Widow (1 May) postponed.17 March: Release of Rocks (10 April) postponed, a new date to be announced “in due course”.17 March: Bafta in Piccadilly is closing its doors.17 March: BFI Southbank is closing.17 March: Release of The Australian Dream (27 March) delayed until later in the year17 March: Release of The Painted Bird (27 March) delayed until later this year.17 March: Release of Amber and Me (21 March) delayed until later in the year17 March: Most major cinema chains, including Cineworld, Odeon, Vue, Picturehouse and Everyman, close their doors until further notice.16 March: BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ film festival, due to run 18-29 March, is cancelled.14 March: Ceremony for the Golden Raspberry awards, AKA the Razzies, won’t go ahead, TBC if it will be rearranged for later in the year.14 March: Release of Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (17 April) postponed until September.14 March: Human Rights Watch film festival (due to run until 20 March) cancelled.13 March: Belfast film festival (1-9 April) postponed until autumn.13 March: Disney postpones indefinitely release of Mulan, The New Mutants and Antlers.12 March: Release of A Quiet Place 2 (20 March) cancelled indefinitely. Fast 9 postponed from May 2020 to April 2021.12 March: Tribeca film festival (15-26 April) postponed.12 March: Disney announces closure of Disneyland Paris and Disneyworld in US; Universal Studios theme park also announces closure.12 March: WonderCon (10-12 April) cancelled.12 March: The Lovebirds (3 April) cancelled. US release of Blue Story (20 March) cancelled.12 March: Release of Sooryavanshi (27 March) postponed indefinitely.11 March: Large-scale cinema closures in India, Poland, Lebanon and Kuwait11 March: Miami film festival (6-15 March) cancelled mid-run.11 March: All Italian cinemas closed.10 March: UK release of A Secret Garden postponed from 3 April to 13 August.10 March: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway postponed from early April until 7 August.10 March: Release of Polish slasher film W lesie dzis nie zasnie nikt postponed.10 March: David Di Donatello Awards – Italy’s Oscars – postponed from 3 April to 8 May10 March: Prague international film festival (19-27 March) postponed until later in the year.9 March: Beverly Hills film festival (1-5 April) postponed until further notice.9 March: AFI’s lifetime achievement ceremony to honour Julie Andrews postponed from April until the summer.9 March: Beijing international film festival (April) postponed indefinitely.8 March: All Italian cinemas closed.8 March: Restrictions imposed on French cinemas to run at 50% capacity; some cinemas closed. 6 March: SXSW festival (13-22 March) cancelled.6 March: International Indian Film Academy Awards - Bollywood’s Oscars – postponed from 27 March.4 March: Bond film No Time to Die postponed from early April to late November.3 March: Red Sea international film festival (due to start 12 March) cancelled.1 March: Most South Korean cinemas closed.28 February: Disneyland Tokyo closed.22 February: Iran closes most cinemas.13 February: Hong Kong film festival (24 March to 6 April) cancelled.31 January: Chinese film Enter the Fat Dragon cancels all cinema plans and debuts online.24 January: China closes most of its 70,000 screens.23 January: Chinese New Year releases of seven major titles cancelled.22 January: Cinema release of Chinese blockbuster Lost in Russia cancelled; film is fast-tracked to streaming services.
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23 March: The Great Escape festival in Brighton cancelled.23 March: Supersonic festival in Birmingham cancelled.19 March: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to reschedule UK and European tour, dates TBA.19 March: Ivor Novello awards postponed to 2 September.19 March: Printworks club in London postpones all spring/summer 2020 nights, new dates TBA.19 March: Warehouse Project Manchester postpones all remaining Concourse shows (20 March to 7 April), new dates TBA.18 March: Noel Gallagher postpones Manchester shows (24-25 March), new dates TBA.18 March: Glastonbury festival, which would have taken place 25-28 June, has been cancelled.18 March: The Eurovision song contest, due to take place in Rotterdam on 16 May, will not take place this year. 17 March: London’s O2 Arena, the second-largest concert venue in the UK, is postponing all events in March.17 March: James Blake cancels European tour (14-27 April).17 March: Pitchfork festival Berlin (8-9 May) cancelled.17 March: Royal Albert Hall in London closed until further notice.17 March: Teenage Cancer Trust gigs postponed, new dates TBA.17 March: Phonox nightclub closed until further notice.17 March: Cheltenham Jazz Festival is cancelled. It will now take place on 28 April-3 May 2021. 16 March: Fabric and Ministry of Sound nightclubs in London have closed until further notice.16 March: Re-Textured festival (London, 2-5 April) postponed until 2021.16 March: Bristol International Jazz and Blues festival postponed from 26–29 March, intending to reschedule in autumn.16 March: Elton John postpones North American tour dates (26 March to 2 May), new dates TBA.16 March: Foo Fighters postpone North American tour dates (12-20 April), new dates TBA.16 March: iHeartRadio awards (29 March) postponed, new date TBA.16 March: Bluesfest (Byron Bay, Australia, 9-13 April) cancelled.16 March: All NYC entertainment venues to close.15 March: Academy of Country Music awards postponed to September, new date TBA.13 March: Lightning in a Bottle festival (California, 20-25 May) cancelled.13 March: Kelly Clarkson Las Vegas residency (1-11 April) postponed until July, new dates TBA.13 March: Sturgill Simpson postpones March North American tour, dates resume 20 April – 31 May.13 March: Prince Royce postpones North American tour (19 March – 16 May), new dates TBA.13 March: Pharrell’s Something in the Water festival (Virginia Beach, 24-26 April) cancelled.13 March: White Denim and Chris Forsyth postpone North American tour (27 March – 18 April) postponed, new dates TBA.13 March: Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville) to close until 31 March.13 March: Jonas Brothers cancel Las Vegas residency (1-18 April).13 March: Japanese Breakfast postpones March tour, new dates 16-21 June.13 March: Shopping North American tour (13 March to 10 April) postponed, new dates TBA.13 March: Celine Dion postpones North American tour (24 March to 27 April), new dates TBA.13 March: J Cole postpones Dreamville festival (4 April) to 29 August.13 March: Radio 1’s Big Weekend (22-24 May) Dundee cancelled.13 March: Jens Lekman cancels US tour (14 April to 21 May).13 March: Record Store Day postponed until June.13 March: BPM festival (Miami, 22 March) postponed, new dates TBA.13 March: Under the Southern Stars Australia tour (3-19 April) cancelled.13 March: Rage Against the Machine postpone North American tour (26 March to 20 May), new dates TBA.12 March: Snowbombing festival (Mayrhofen, Austria, 13-18 April) cancelled.12 March: Pixies postpone remaining Australian tour dates (12-17 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Avril Lavigne cancels world tour (13 March to 24 May).12 March: Bikini Kill cancel US and Canada tour (13-23 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Underworld postpone Norway and Denmark dates (13-15 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Big Ears festival (Knoxville, Tennessee, 26-29 March) cancelled.12 March: Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony (Cleveland, Ohio, 2 May) postponed, new date TBA.12 March: Juno awards (Saskatoon, 15 March) cancelled.12 March: LOVR Benefit ft Chris Martin (Los Angeles, 21 March) postponed, new date TBA.12 March: Bob Weir postpones US tour (13-25 March), new dates from 7 October.12 March: C2C festival (London, Dublin and Glasgow, 13-15 March) postponed, new dates TBA.12 March: Lollapalooza Brazil (Sao Paolo, 3-5 April) postponed, new dates TBA.12 March: Tool postpone 16 March concert in West Valley City, Utah; remaining tour dates proceeding.12 March: Dan + Shay postpone US arena tour, new dates from 30 July.12 March: The Who postpone UK tour (16 March to 8 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Iggy Pop reschedules French tour, new dates from 10 September.12 March: Capital One JamFest (Atlanta, 5 April) cancelled.12 March: Billie Eilish postpones North American tour (13-28 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Chelsea Wolfe postpones European tour (13 March to 1 April), new dates TBA.12 March: My Chemical Romance postpone Australia and Japan tour (20-29 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Mumford and Sons Teenage Cancer Trust show (23 March) postponed, new date TBA.12 March: Days of Summer Cruise festival (Miami) postponed to 1-15 July 2021.12 March: Cher postpones US tour, new dates from 8 September.12 March: Mount Eerie postpones North American tour (12-19 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Bonnie “Prince” Billy cancels US tour (12-15 March).12 March: Willie Nelson cancels Luck Reunion festival (19 March).12 March: Best Coast postpones North American tour (14 March to 2 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Pussy Riot postpone North American tour (13 March to 19 May), new dates TBA.12 March: Blood Orange postpone North American tour (12-20 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Wilco postpone certain US tour dates (18 March to 5 April).12 March: TNGHT postpone European tour (16-22 March) to July, new dates TBA.12 March: Maluma postpones European tour (13 March to 4 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Action Bronson cancels US tour (25 March to 21 May).12 March: Kenny Chesney postpones US tour (18 April to 28 May), new dates TBA.12 March: Chris Stapleton postpones US tour (12-21 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Blake Shelton postpones tour (12-21 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Jay Som postpones UK and European tour (17 March to 8 April), new dates TBA.11 March: Pearl Jam postpone first leg of North American tour (18 March to 19 April), new dates TBA.11 March: Berlin club Berghain cancels all self-produced events until 20 April.11 March: They Might Be Giants postpone US tour, new dates starting 8 September.11 March: Treeford Music festival (Boise, Idaho) postponed until 23-27 September.11 March: Stagecoach festival (Indio, CA) postponed to 23-25 October.10 March: World Tour Bushfire Relief Concert (Melbourne, 13 March) cancelled.10 March: Zac Brown Band postpone US tour (12 March to 25 April).10 March: Coachella festival (Indio, California) postponed to 9-11 October and 16-18 October.10 March: Bans Off My Body benefit with Courtney Love and Melissa Auf Der Maur (New York City, 14 March) postponed, new date TBA.9 March: Madonna cancels Paris dates (10-11 March).9 March: Carlos Santana cancels European tour (14 March to 5 April).9 March: Pearl Jam postpone North American tour (19 March to 19 April), new dates TBA.7 March: SXSW festival cancelled (Austin, 13-22 March).6 March: Ultra festival (Miami, 20-22 March) cancelled.5 March: Tomorrowland Winter festival (Alpe d’Huez, France, 14-21 March) cancelled.28 February: BTS cancel South Korea tour (11-19 April); US dates (from 4 May) still proceeding.28 February: Green Day postpone East Asian tour (14-28 March).13 February: Stormzy postpones Asian leg of world tour. 26 March: Download, the UK’s biggest rock music festival, cancelled.26 March: Isle of Wight festival cancelled.23 March: The Great Escape festival in Brighton cancelled.23 March: Supersonic festival in Birmingham cancelled.20 March: This Is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle postponed to 14-16 August.19 March: Liverpool Sound City postponed to 25-27 September.19 March: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to reschedule UK and European tour, dates TBA.19 March: Ivor Novello awards postponed to 2 September.19 March: Printworks club in London postpones all spring/summer 2020 nights, new dates TBA.19 March: Warehouse Project Manchester postpones all remaining Concourse shows (20 March to 7 April), new dates TBA.18 March: Noel Gallagher postpones Manchester shows (24-25 March), new dates TBA.18 March: Glastonbury festival, which would have taken place 25-28 June, has been cancelled.18 March: The Eurovision song contest, due to take place in Rotterdam on 16 May, will not take place this year. 17 March: London’s O2 Arena, the second-largest concert venue in the UK, is postponing all events in March.17 March: James Blake cancels European tour (14-27 April).17 March: Pitchfork festival Berlin (8-9 May) cancelled.17 March: Royal Albert Hall in London closed until further notice.17 March: Teenage Cancer Trust gigs postponed, new dates TBA.17 March: Phonox nightclub closed until further notice.17 March: Cheltenham Jazz Festival is cancelled. It will now take place on 28 April-3 May 2021. 16 March: Fabric and Ministry of Sound nightclubs in London have closed until further notice.16 March: Re-Textured festival (London, 2-5 April) postponed until 2021.16 March: Bristol International Jazz and Blues festival postponed from 26–29 March, intending to reschedule in autumn.16 March: Elton John postpones North American tour dates (26 March to 2 May), new dates TBA.16 March: Foo Fighters postpone North American tour dates (12-20 April), new dates TBA.16 March: iHeartRadio awards (29 March) postponed, new date TBA.16 March: Bluesfest (Byron Bay, Australia, 9-13 April) cancelled.16 March: All NYC entertainment venues to close.15 March: Academy of Country Music awards postponed to September, new date TBA.13 March: Lightning in a Bottle festival (California, 20-25 May) cancelled.13 March: Kelly Clarkson Las Vegas residency (1-11 April) postponed until July, new dates TBA.13 March: Sturgill Simpson postpones March North American tour, dates resume 20 April – 31 May.13 March: Prince Royce postpones North American tour (19 March – 16 May), new dates TBA.13 March: Pharrell’s Something in the Water festival (Virginia Beach, 24-26 April) cancelled.13 March: White Denim and Chris Forsyth postpone North American tour (27 March – 18 April) postponed, new dates TBA.13 March: Country Music Hall of Fame (Nashville) to close until 31 March.13 March: Jonas Brothers cancel Las Vegas residency (1-18 April).13 March: Japanese Breakfast postpones March tour, new dates 16-21 June.13 March: Shopping North American tour (13 March to 10 April) postponed, new dates TBA.13 March: Celine Dion postpones North American tour (24 March to 27 April), new dates TBA.13 March: J Cole postpones Dreamville festival (4 April) to 29 August.13 March: Radio 1’s Big Weekend (22-24 May) Dundee cancelled.13 March: Jens Lekman cancels US tour (14 April to 21 May).13 March: Record Store Day postponed until June.13 March: BPM festival (Miami, 22 March) postponed, new dates TBA.13 March: Under the Southern Stars Australia tour (3-19 April) cancelled.13 March: Rage Against the Machine postpone North American tour (26 March to 20 May), new dates TBA.12 March: Snowbombing festival (Mayrhofen, Austria, 13-18 April) cancelled.12 March: Pixies postpone remaining Australian tour dates (12-17 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Avril Lavigne cancels world tour (13 March to 24 May).12 March: Bikini Kill cancel US and Canada tour (13-23 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Underworld postpone Norway and Denmark dates (13-15 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Big Ears festival (Knoxville, Tennessee, 26-29 March) cancelled.12 March: Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony (Cleveland, Ohio, 2 May) postponed, new date TBA.12 March: Juno awards (Saskatoon, 15 March) cancelled.12 March: LOVR Benefit ft Chris Martin (Los Angeles, 21 March) postponed, new date TBA.12 March: Bob Weir postpones US tour (13-25 March), new dates from 7 October.12 March: C2C festival (London, Dublin and Glasgow, 13-15 March) postponed, new dates TBA.12 March: Lollapalooza Brazil (Sao Paolo, 3-5 April) postponed, new dates TBA.12 March: Tool postpone 16 March concert in West Valley City, Utah; remaining tour dates proceeding.12 March: Dan + Shay postpone US arena tour, new dates from 30 July.12 March: The Who postpone UK tour (16 March to 8 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Iggy Pop reschedules French tour, new dates from 10 September.12 March: Capital One JamFest (Atlanta, 5 April) cancelled.12 March: Billie Eilish postpones North American tour (13-28 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Chelsea Wolfe postpones European tour (13 March to 1 April), new dates TBA.12 March: My Chemical Romance postpone Australia and Japan tour (20-29 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Mumford and Sons Teenage Cancer Trust show (23 March) postponed, new date TBA.12 March: Days of Summer Cruise festival (Miami) postponed to 1-15 July 2021.12 March: Cher postpones US tour, new dates from 8 September.12 March: Mount Eerie postpones North American tour (12-19 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Bonnie “Prince” Billy cancels US tour (12-15 March).12 March: Willie Nelson cancels Luck Reunion festival (19 March).12 March: Best Coast postpones North American tour (14 March to 2 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Pussy Riot postpone North American tour (13 March to 19 May), new dates TBA.12 March: Blood Orange postpone North American tour (12-20 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Wilco postpone certain US tour dates (18 March to 5 April).12 March: TNGHT postpone European tour (16-22 March) to July, new dates TBA.12 March: Maluma postpones European tour (13 March to 4 April), new dates TBA.12 March: Action Bronson cancels US tour (25 March to 21 May).12 March: Kenny Chesney postpones US tour (18 April to 28 May), new dates TBA.12 March: Chris Stapleton postpones US tour (12-21 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Blake Shelton postpones tour (12-21 March), new dates TBA.12 March: Jay Som postpones UK and European tour (17 March to 8 April), new dates TBA.11 March: Pearl Jam postpone first leg of North American tour (18 March to 19 April), new dates TBA.11 March: Berlin club Berghain cancels all self-produced events until 20 April.11 March: They Might Be Giants postpone US tour, new dates starting 8 September.11 March: Treeford Music festival (Boise, Idaho) postponed until 23-27 September.11 March: Stagecoach festival (Indio, CA) postponed to 23-25 October.10 March: World Tour Bushfire Relief Concert (Melbourne, 13 March) cancelled.10 March: Zac Brown Band postpone US tour (12 March to 25 April).10 March: Coachella festival (Indio, California) postponed to 9-11 October and 16-18 October.10 March: Bans Off My Body benefit with Courtney Love and Melissa Auf Der Maur (New York City, 14 March) postponed, new date TBA.9 March: Madonna cancels Paris dates (10-11 March).9 March: Carlos Santana cancels European tour (14 March to 5 April).9 March: Pearl Jam postpone North American tour (19 March to 19 April), new dates TBA.7 March: SXSW festival cancelled (Austin, 13-22 March).6 March: Ultra festival (Miami, 20-22 March) cancelled.5 March: Tomorrowland Winter festival (Alpe d’Huez, France, 14-21 March) cancelled.28 February: BTS cancel South Korea tour (11-19 April); US dates (from 4 May) still proceeding.28 February: Green Day postpone East Asian tour (14-28 March).13 February: Stormzy postpones Asian leg of world tour.
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25 March: June’s St Magnus festival in Orkney will not go ahead.23 March: Longborough festival opera cancel their summer season that was due to run throughout June and July.20 March: Nevill Holt and also the Grange Opera festivals have both been cancelled for this year.19 March: English Touring Opera cancel all remaining dates of their spring tour.19 March: Opera Holland Park’s summer season (June to August) has been cancelled.19 March: Glyndebourne festival delays its opening by eight weeks, and will begin on Tuesday 14 July 2020. All scheduled performances until that date have been cancelled.18 March: Opera North is closed until the end of April. 18 March: July’s Buxton International festival has been cancelled.17 March: OperaGlass Works’ production of The Turn of the Screw, due to run at Wilton’s Music Hall from 26 March to 4 April, has been postponed to a later date, to be confirmed.17 March: Grange Park Opera announces the 2020 season, due to begin on 4 June, is “on ice”.17 March: St John’s Smith Square is closed until 15 April.17 March: London’s Southbank Centre closures including the Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall. 16 March: The Coliseum, home to English National Opera, has closed until further notice.16 March: The Wigmore Hall is to close until 14 April. 16 March: The Royal Opera House, London has cancelled all performances and closed its doors to the public with immediate effect. 16 March: The International Opera Awards, due to take place at Sadler’s Wells, London on 4 May, have been postponed until 21 September. 16 March: A day of celebrations that included a public concert in Leeds on 22 March in honour of the 100th birthday of Dame Fanny Waterman, the founder of the Leeds Piano Competition, has been cancelled.13 March: Paris Opera cancels the concert of Monteverdi, Rossi and Handel on 18 March, Don Giovanni from 21 March to 24 April.12 March: London Philharmonic Orchestra cancels tour of Luxembourg, Germany and Austria (13-19 March).12 March: Salzburg Easter festival cancelled.12 March: LA Philharmonic cancels all performances until end of March.12 March: New York Philharmonic cancels all performances until end of March.12 March: Washington Ballet reschedules Swan Lake to June 2020.12 March: Philadelphia Orchestra cancels all events and rehearsals until 23 March.12 March: LA Opera cancels Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux.12 March: Seattle Opera cancels all events until end March.12 March: Metropolitan Opera cancels all performances and rehearsals until end of March.12 March: André Rieu and Johann Strauss orchestra cancels remainder of US tour.11 March: Yuja Wang cancels European tour.11 March: Bavarian State Opera cancels all performances until 19 April.11 March: San José Opera cancels The Magic Flute.11 March: Lang Lang cancels Freiburg concert; new date TBA.10 March: San Diego Opera cancels March performances.10 March: Paris Philharmonic cancels March performances.10 March: Cleveland Orchestra cancels European and Abu Dhabi tour (16 March to 4 April).6 March: Edinburgh International Harp festival (3-8 April) cancelled.28 February: Venice Teatro la Fenice cancels all events until 5 April.28 February: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra cancels March concerts.27 February: National Symphony Orchestra cancels Japan tour. 26 March: East Neuk festival (early July) is cancelled.25 March: June’s St Magnus festival in Orkney will not go ahead.23 March: Longborough festival opera cancel their summer season that was due to run throughout June and July.20 March: Nevill Holt and also the Grange Opera festivals have both been cancelled for this year.19 March: English Touring Opera cancel all remaining dates of their spring tour.19 March: Opera Holland Park’s summer season (June to August) has been cancelled.19 March: Glyndebourne festival delays its opening by eight weeks, and will begin on Tuesday 14 July 2020. All scheduled performances until that date have been cancelled.18 March: Opera North is closed until the end of April. 18 March: July’s Buxton International festival has been cancelled.17 March: OperaGlass Works’ production of The Turn of the Screw, due to run at Wilton’s Music Hall from 26 March to 4 April, has been postponed to a later date, to be confirmed.17 March: Grange Park Opera announces the 2020 season, due to begin on 4 June, is “on ice”.17 March: St John’s Smith Square is closed until 15 April.17 March: London’s Southbank Centre closures including the Royal Festival Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall. 16 March: The Coliseum, home to English National Opera, has closed until further notice.16 March: The Wigmore Hall is to close until 14 April. 16 March: The Royal Opera House, London has cancelled all performances and closed its doors to the public with immediate effect. 16 March: The International Opera Awards, due to take place at Sadler’s Wells, London on 4 May, have been postponed until 21 September. 16 March: A day of celebrations that included a public concert in Leeds on 22 March in honour of the 100th birthday of Dame Fanny Waterman, the founder of the Leeds Piano Competition, has been cancelled.13 March: Paris Opera cancels the concert of Monteverdi, Rossi and Handel on 18 March, Don Giovanni from 21 March to 24 April.12 March: London Philharmonic Orchestra cancels tour of Luxembourg, Germany and Austria (13-19 March).12 March: Salzburg Easter festival cancelled.12 March: LA Philharmonic cancels all performances until end of March.12 March: New York Philharmonic cancels all performances until end of March.12 March: Washington Ballet reschedules Swan Lake to June 2020.12 March: Philadelphia Orchestra cancels all events and rehearsals until 23 March.12 March: LA Opera cancels Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux.12 March: Seattle Opera cancels all events until end March.12 March: Metropolitan Opera cancels all performances and rehearsals until end of March.12 March: André Rieu and Johann Strauss orchestra cancels remainder of US tour.11 March: Yuja Wang cancels European tour.11 March: Bavarian State Opera cancels all performances until 19 April.11 March: San José Opera cancels The Magic Flute.11 March: Lang Lang cancels Freiburg concert; new date TBA.10 March: San Diego Opera cancels March performances.10 March: Paris Philharmonic cancels March performances.10 March: Cleveland Orchestra cancels European and Abu Dhabi tour (16 March to 4 April).6 March: Edinburgh International Harp festival (3-8 April) cancelled.28 February: Venice Teatro la Fenice cancels all events until 5 April.28 February: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra cancels March concerts.
StageStage
18 March: Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London closes until further notice. 18 March: Norfolk & Norwich festival (8-24 May) cancelled.18 March: Tron theatre, in Glasgow, is closed until further notice.17 March: Olivier awards (5 April) cancelled.17 March: Battersea Arts Centre, London, temporarily closed and performances in the Going Global season (until May) are cancelled.17 March: Vault festival, London, cancels remaining performances.17 March: Wells Comedy festival (22-24 May) cancelled 17 March: Birmingham Repertory theatre temporarily closes and cancels all March and April productions17 March: Theatr Clwyd postpone Milky Peaks, For the Grace of You Go I and The Contingency Plan.17 March: Kiln theatre cancels remaining performances of Pass Over.17 March: Theatre Royal Bath and the Egg, Bath, cancel shows up to and including 11 April. The Ustinov in Bath is closed until 9 May.17 March: Candoco dance company cancel performances in Taiwan, Poland and Germany and postpone performances at BAM, New York.17 March: Traverse theatre, Edinburgh, suspends all productions until further notice.17 March: Machynlleth Comedy festival (due to run 1-3 May) cancelled.17 March: Donmar Warehouse cancels remaining performances of Far Away and postpones In the Blood and The Contingency Plan.16 March: Dozens of major West End and UK theatres (SOLT and UK Theatre member venues) to close and remain closed until further notice. 16 March: Royal Shakespeare Company closes all its productions for an undetermined period of time.16 March: Sadler’s Wells cancels all performances with immediate effect for up to 12 weeks.16 March: Royal Court theatre in London cancels Shoe Lady and upcoming productions.16 March: Indecent at the Menier Chocolate Factory – all performances suspended until 12 April.16 March: Festival theatre, Kings theatre and the Studio in Edinburgh cancel or postpone all performances until end of April.16 March: La Cage aux Folles cancels all remaining performances (until 21 March) at Park theatre, London16 March: Finborough theatre in London postpones Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad (originally scheduled for 31 March-25 April) until 2-27 February 2021, and Women Without Men (originally scheduled for 28 April-23 May) until 11 August-5 September 2020.15 March: Bunker theatre in London postpones Power Share week (scheduled for 16-21 March)15 March: Endgame at the Old Vic theatre, London, cancels last two weeks of its run.15 March: Arcola theatre in London suspends all public performances until further notice.15 March: Turbine theatre in London cancels all performances until 18 April.14 March: The Glass Menagerie, starring Isabelle Huppert, at the Odeon in Paris cancelled until further notice. Other French theatres including the Moulin Rouge cabaret also closed.14 March: Seven Deadly Sins by Tanztheater Wuppertal at the Châtelet, Paris (24-29 March), cancelled.13 March: Jenna Friedman at Soho theatre (17-28 March) cancelled. To be rescheduled.13 March: Melbourne comedy festival cancelled.13 March: Odeon theatre in Paris cancels performances until further notice.13 March: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Charing Cross Theatre. To be rescheduled.13 March: Steve Martin and Martin Short cancel shows in Dublin and London (13-15 March).13 March: Paris Opera cancels all performances of Manon until 3 April and George Balanchine until 10 April.13 March: Lifeboat (Catherine Wheels production) at East Linton Community Hall, Scotland, on 14 March is cancelled.12 March: Greek theatres closed until 28 March.12 March: Larger theatres in Ireland including the Abbey and Gate in Dublin closed until 29 March.12 March: Broadway theatres closed until 12 April.11 March: Berlin’s larger theatres, operas and concert halls including Schaubuhne and Volksbuhne closed until 19 April.8 March: Italian theatres closed, including the Scala until 3 April.6 March: Chester Storyhouse postpones Brewster’s Millions and Antigone. New dates not yet announced.5 March: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella postponed from September 2020 to 9 October, now at Gillian Lynne theatre, London.18 March: Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London closes until further notice. 18 March: Norfolk & Norwich festival (8-24 May) cancelled.18 March: Tron theatre, in Glasgow, is closed until further notice.17 March: Olivier awards (5 April) cancelled.17 March: Battersea Arts Centre, London, temporarily closed and performances in the Going Global season (until May) are cancelled.17 March: Vault festival, London, cancels remaining performances.17 March: Wells Comedy festival (22-24 May) cancelled 17 March: Birmingham Repertory theatre temporarily closes and cancels all March and April productions17 March: Theatr Clwyd postpone Milky Peaks, For the Grace of You Go I and The Contingency Plan.17 March: Kiln theatre cancels remaining performances of Pass Over.17 March: Theatre Royal Bath and the Egg, Bath, cancel shows up to and including 11 April. The Ustinov in Bath is closed until 9 May.17 March: Candoco dance company cancel performances in Taiwan, Poland and Germany and postpone performances at BAM, New York.17 March: Traverse theatre, Edinburgh, suspends all productions until further notice.17 March: Machynlleth Comedy festival (due to run 1-3 May) cancelled.17 March: Donmar Warehouse cancels remaining performances of Far Away and postpones In the Blood and The Contingency Plan.16 March: Dozens of major West End and UK theatres (SOLT and UK Theatre member venues) to close and remain closed until further notice. 16 March: Royal Shakespeare Company closes all its productions for an undetermined period of time.16 March: Sadler’s Wells cancels all performances with immediate effect for up to 12 weeks.16 March: Royal Court theatre in London cancels Shoe Lady and upcoming productions.16 March: Indecent at the Menier Chocolate Factory – all performances suspended until 12 April.16 March: Festival theatre, Kings theatre and the Studio in Edinburgh cancel or postpone all performances until end of April.16 March: La Cage aux Folles cancels all remaining performances (until 21 March) at Park theatre, London16 March: Finborough theatre in London postpones Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad (originally scheduled for 31 March-25 April) until 2-27 February 2021, and Women Without Men (originally scheduled for 28 April-23 May) until 11 August-5 September 2020.15 March: Bunker theatre in London postpones Power Share week (scheduled for 16-21 March)15 March: Endgame at the Old Vic theatre, London, cancels last two weeks of its run.15 March: Arcola theatre in London suspends all public performances until further notice.15 March: Turbine theatre in London cancels all performances until 18 April.14 March: The Glass Menagerie, starring Isabelle Huppert, at the Odeon in Paris cancelled until further notice. Other French theatres including the Moulin Rouge cabaret also closed.14 March: Seven Deadly Sins by Tanztheater Wuppertal at the Châtelet, Paris (24-29 March), cancelled.13 March: Jenna Friedman at Soho theatre (17-28 March) cancelled. To be rescheduled.13 March: Melbourne comedy festival cancelled.13 March: Odeon theatre in Paris cancels performances until further notice.13 March: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Charing Cross Theatre. To be rescheduled.13 March: Steve Martin and Martin Short cancel shows in Dublin and London (13-15 March).13 March: Paris Opera cancels all performances of Manon until 3 April and George Balanchine until 10 April.13 March: Lifeboat (Catherine Wheels production) at East Linton Community Hall, Scotland, on 14 March is cancelled.12 March: Greek theatres closed until 28 March.12 March: Larger theatres in Ireland including the Abbey and Gate in Dublin closed until 29 March.12 March: Broadway theatres closed until 12 April.11 March: Berlin’s larger theatres, operas and concert halls including Schaubuhne and Volksbuhne closed until 19 April.8 March: Italian theatres closed, including the Scala until 3 April.6 March: Chester Storyhouse postpones Brewster’s Millions and Antigone. New dates not yet announced.5 March: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella postponed from September 2020 to 9 October, now at Gillian Lynne theatre, London.
BooksBooks
25 March: Women’s prize for fiction, winner of which is usually announced in June, postponed to September.19 March: Hay literature festival, due to run 21-31 May, cancelled.19 March: The Royal Society of Literature has postponed all events until end of May.16 March: Strand bookstore in New York closed until further notice.16 March: Huddersfield Literature Festival (19-29 March) cancelled.16 March: Sydney Writers Festival (27 April-3 May) cancelled.16 March: Oxford Literary Festival (27 March-5 April) cancelled.16 March: Stoke Newington Literary Festival (5-7 June) cancelled.16 March: Bristol Women’s Literature Festival (28-29 March) cancelled.13 March: Rathbones Folio prize ceremony cancelled, winner will be announced 23 March.13 March: International Booker prize shortlist ceremony cancelled (was 2 April).12 March: Jenny Offill’s UK book tour for Weather, scheduled 12-19 March, cancelled.11 March: John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston closed until further notice.11 March: rescheduled Bologna Children’s Book Fair cancelled.10 March: Windham-Campbell prize ceremony, scheduled for 19 March in London, cancelled.10 March: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, scheduled for April, postponed to October.4 March: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, scheduled for 15-21 April, cancelled.4 March: London Book Fair, scheduled for 10-12 March, cancelled.3 March: Leipzig’s book fair, scheduled for 12-15 March, cancelled.1 March: Paris Book Fair, scheduled for 20-23 March, cancelled.24 February: Bologna Children’s Book Fair, scheduled for 30 March to 2 April, postponed until May.25 March: Women’s prize for fiction, winner of which is usually announced in June, postponed to September.19 March: Hay literature festival, due to run 21-31 May, cancelled.19 March: The Royal Society of Literature has postponed all events until end of May.16 March: Strand bookstore in New York closed until further notice.16 March: Huddersfield Literature Festival (19-29 March) cancelled.16 March: Sydney Writers Festival (27 April-3 May) cancelled.16 March: Oxford Literary Festival (27 March-5 April) cancelled.16 March: Stoke Newington Literary Festival (5-7 June) cancelled.16 March: Bristol Women’s Literature Festival (28-29 March) cancelled.13 March: Rathbones Folio prize ceremony cancelled, winner will be announced 23 March.13 March: International Booker prize shortlist ceremony cancelled (was 2 April).12 March: Jenny Offill’s UK book tour for Weather, scheduled 12-19 March, cancelled.11 March: John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston closed until further notice.11 March: rescheduled Bologna Children’s Book Fair cancelled.10 March: Windham-Campbell prize ceremony, scheduled for 19 March in London, cancelled.10 March: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, scheduled for April, postponed to October.4 March: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, scheduled for 15-21 April, cancelled.4 March: London Book Fair, scheduled for 10-12 March, cancelled.3 March: Leipzig’s book fair, scheduled for 12-15 March, cancelled.1 March: Paris Book Fair, scheduled for 20-23 March, cancelled.24 February: Bologna Children’s Book Fair, scheduled for 30 March to 2 April, postponed until May.
Art & DesignArt & Design
19 March: Dulwich Picture Gallery in London is closed until further notice.18 March: English Heritage has closed all of its staffed sites including Stonehenge.18 March: The National Trust announces all its’s pay-for-entry properties will close to visitors by Friday 20 March.18 March: British Museum is closed until further notice.18 March: Design Museum in London is closed until further notice. 18 March: Peer Gallery, London, closes until further notice; digital platforms stay open.17 March: National Gallery, London, will close from 19 March, aiming to reopen on 4 May.17 March: London’s National Portrait Gallery closed until further notice.17 March: Photo London, due to take place at Somerset House 14–17 May, postponed to early autumn. 17 March: Tate announces that its four galleries – Tate Modern and Tate Britain in London, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives – are closed and will reopen on 1 May. 17 March: Hepworth Wakefield is closed until further notice. 17 March: Glasgow International festival (24 April-10 May) is postponed. 17 March: Barbican Centre in London is closed until further notice.17 March: Serpentine Gallery in London is closed until further notice. 17 March: Whitechapel Gallery, London has closed. 17 March: Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge is closed until further notice. 16 March: National Gallery’s exhibition on the life and work of Artemisia Gentileschi is postponed.16 March: The Modern Institute, Glasgow, is closed until further notice. 16 March: Royal Academy in London is open but has cancelled its Festival of Ideas, due to have taken place 29 April-3 May.16 March: The ICA in London closes its whole building, including galleries, cinemas and restaurant, for the forseeable future.16 March: Wellcome Collection in London will close from 6pm 16 March. 16 March: Photographers Gallery in London has reduced its opening hours from 11am to 5pm with staggered entry to reduce the risk of infection. 16 March: London Original Print Fair, due to take place 1-3 May, is cancelled. 14 March: South London Gallery will not reopen until further notice – the first British publicly funded art gallery to take this step.13 March: San Francisco has shut the Asian Art Museum, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) until the end of the month.13 March: Sadie Coles makes London galleries appointment-only until further notice.13 March: BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels is closed until 3 April.12 March: All major New York museums including the Whitney, the Metropolitan, SculptureCenter, Neue Museum, Guggenheim, Brooklyn Museum, the Shed, the Frick and MoMA is closed to the general public until further notice. 12 March: Gagosian has closed its galleries including those in London, New York, Los Angeles and Rome until further notice. Most private galleries also announce closure.12 March: The Broad and J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles will close until further notice; LACMA stays open but cancels public events of more than 50 people.12 March: National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is closed until at least 4 April.12 March: Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is closed until at least 31 March.12 March: All Berlin cultural institutions (including theatres and nightclubs) is closeduntil at least 20 April.12 March: Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin close until at least 29 March.11 March: In Madrid, Spain, government-run museums including the Prado are closed indefinitely.11 March: La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona limits visitors to 1,000 people.10 March: Dark Mofo music and art festival in Tasmania, Australia, is cancelled.9 March: In Paris, the Louvre will only admit visitors with pre-booked tickets. Musee d’Orsay caps visitors at 1,000.9 March: The Photography Show in Birmingham is moved from March 14-17 to September.8 March: Museums and heritage sites are closed throughout Italy.4 March: Venice architecture biennale, due to open 29 August, has been postponed.28 February: Japan closes all museums until 17 March.23 February: South Korea closes all museums until further notice.26 February: Milan Furniture Fair is postponed until June.28 January: All museums in Hong Kong are closed until further notice.23 January: Museums are closed throughout China.19 March: Dulwich Picture Gallery in London is closed until further notice.18 March: English Heritage has closed all of its staffed sites including Stonehenge.18 March: The National Trust announces all its’s pay-for-entry properties will close to visitors by Friday 20 March.18 March: British Museum is closed until further notice.18 March: Design Museum in London is closed until further notice. 18 March: Peer Gallery, London, closes until further notice; digital platforms stay open.17 March: National Gallery, London, will close from 19 March, aiming to reopen on 4 May.17 March: London’s National Portrait Gallery closed until further notice.17 March: Photo London, due to take place at Somerset House 14–17 May, postponed to early autumn. 17 March: Tate announces that its four galleries – Tate Modern and Tate Britain in London, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives – are closed and will reopen on 1 May. 17 March: Hepworth Wakefield is closed until further notice. 17 March: Glasgow International festival (24 April-10 May) is postponed. 17 March: Barbican Centre in London is closed until further notice.17 March: Serpentine Gallery in London is closed until further notice. 17 March: Whitechapel Gallery, London has closed. 17 March: Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge is closed until further notice. 16 March: National Gallery’s exhibition on the life and work of Artemisia Gentileschi is postponed.16 March: The Modern Institute, Glasgow, is closed until further notice. 16 March: Royal Academy in London is open but has cancelled its Festival of Ideas, due to have taken place 29 April-3 May.16 March: The ICA in London closes its whole building, including galleries, cinemas and restaurant, for the forseeable future.16 March: Wellcome Collection in London will close from 6pm 16 March. 16 March: Photographers Gallery in London has reduced its opening hours from 11am to 5pm with staggered entry to reduce the risk of infection. 16 March: London Original Print Fair, due to take place 1-3 May, is cancelled. 14 March: South London Gallery will not reopen until further notice – the first British publicly funded art gallery to take this step.13 March: San Francisco has shut the Asian Art Museum, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) until the end of the month.13 March: Sadie Coles makes London galleries appointment-only until further notice.13 March: BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels is closed until 3 April.12 March: All major New York museums including the Whitney, the Metropolitan, SculptureCenter, Neue Museum, Guggenheim, Brooklyn Museum, the Shed, the Frick and MoMA is closed to the general public until further notice. 12 March: Gagosian has closed its galleries including those in London, New York, Los Angeles and Rome until further notice. Most private galleries also announce closure.12 March: The Broad and J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles will close until further notice; LACMA stays open but cancels public events of more than 50 people.12 March: National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is closed until at least 4 April.12 March: Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is closed until at least 31 March.12 March: All Berlin cultural institutions (including theatres and nightclubs) is closeduntil at least 20 April.12 March: Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin close until at least 29 March.11 March: In Madrid, Spain, government-run museums including the Prado are closed indefinitely.11 March: La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona limits visitors to 1,000 people.10 March: Dark Mofo music and art festival in Tasmania, Australia, is cancelled.9 March: In Paris, the Louvre will only admit visitors with pre-booked tickets. Musee d’Orsay caps visitors at 1,000.9 March: The Photography Show in Birmingham is moved from March 14-17 to September.8 March: Museums and heritage sites are closed throughout Italy.4 March: Venice architecture biennale, due to open 29 August, has been postponed.28 February: Japan closes all museums until 17 March.23 February: South Korea closes all museums until further notice.26 February: Milan Furniture Fair is postponed until June.28 January: All museums in Hong Kong are closed until further notice.23 January: Museums are closed throughout China.
GamesGames
28 February: Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, scheduled for March 16-20, is cancelled.11 March: E3 in Los Angeles, scheduled for June 9-11, is cancelled.13 March: Insomnia66 gaming festival in Birmingham, scheduled for April 10-13, is cancelled.13 March: EGX Rezzed in London, scheduled for 26-28 March, postponed until summer.28 February: Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, scheduled for March 16-20, is cancelled.11 March: E3 in Los Angeles, scheduled for June 9-11, is cancelled.13 March: Insomnia66 gaming festival in Birmingham, scheduled for April 10-13, is cancelled.13 March: EGX Rezzed in London, scheduled for 26-28 March, postponed until summer.