The National Television Awards among the events postponed for the onset of national mourning

The National Television Awards among the events postponed for the onset of national mourning

The National Television Awards among the events postponed for the onset of national mourning

The National Television Awards will be rescheduled to next month out of respect following the queen's death, organizers announced (Ian West / PA) (PA Archive)

The National Television Awards will be rescheduled to next month out of respect following the queen’s death, organizers announced (Ian West / PA) (PA Archive)

The National Television Awards will be rescheduled to next month out of respect following the Queen’s death, organizers announced.

The awards ceremony was supposed to have taken place on September 15th from Wembley OVO Arena, but will now take place on October 13th.

Numerous entertainment events have been canceled or postponed as a period of national mourning for the late monarch begins.

A Twitter statement of the award show said, “We have made the decision to postpone this year’s National Television Awards out of respect following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

“NTA 2022 will take place on Thursday 13 October live from the OVO Arena in Wembley.

He also confirmed that all tickets will remain valid for the new date and that spectator voting has been suspended until September 20 and will then remain open until the day of the ceremony.

Among the nominees for an award is Tom Parker, who was posthumously selected for a documentary about the benefit concert he organized six months before his death at the age of 33 in aid of cancer research.

Also among the stars competing for a gong are presenter Ant and Dec, Good Morning Britain presenter Kate Garraway and stars of the hit Netflix series Bridgerton.

In the art world, the president of the Fourth Commissioning Group Plinth Plinth has announced that all activity will be suspended during the period of national mourning.

Artist Samson Kambala with his plinth design titled Antelope (Victoria Jones / PA) (PA Archive)

Artist Samson Kambala with his plinth design titled Antelope (Victoria Jones / PA) (PA Archive)

A sculpture created by Malawi-born artist Samson Kambalu was supposed to be unveiled on the Trafalgar Square pedestal on September 14, but this will be rescheduled at a later date.

The sculpture, titled Antelope, depicts a 1914 photograph of Baptist preacher John Chilembwe and European missionary John Chorley.

Ekow Eshun, chairman of the commissioning group, said in a statement: “The Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group is deeply saddened by the death of Queen Elizabeth II and would like to pay tribute to her life of support and patronage for the arts and culture.

“We join the nation in conveying our sincere condolences to the royal family at this difficult time.

“As a sign of respect, all activities for the fourth plinth will be temporarily suspended for the period of national mourning and the inauguration of the new sculpture by Samson Kambalu scheduled for Wednesday 14 September 2022 will be rescheduled”.

The BBC also announced that Radio 2’s Live In Leeds event will not take place next weekend.

A statement reads: “Following the very sad news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen, as a sign of respect, BBC Radio 2 Live in Leeds will not take place on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September.

“Ticket holders will receive refunds via the ticket provider.”

BBC’s Last Night Of The Proms, scheduled for Saturday 10 September, had previously been canceled out of respect.

Luxury fashion brand Burberry has confirmed to the PA news agency that its Spring / Summer 2023 show at London Fashion Week, which will take place on Saturday 17 September, will no longer take place.

Raf Simons has also reportedly canceled his LFW show, which will run from September 16-20.

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