Diversity return in 2017 for their seventh tour of the country: Genesis. Created by Ashley Banjo, be prepared to be wowed by the Britain’s Got Talent winners.
Diversity Genesis UK tour
Updated: 29 March 2016
Diversity will embark on their seventh tour of the United Kingdom during 2017. The tour will be there biggest and best yet as they revisit arenas around the country.
The dance-troupe has confirmed 10 dates on their tour, which will start on 11 April 2017 at Glasgow’s The SSE Hydro and continue throughout the month.
Diversity’s full tour dates are as follows: Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena (12), London’s The O2 (14), Leeds’ First Direct Arena (15), Manchester Arena (16), Brighton Centre (18), Bournemouth International Centre (19), Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (21), Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena (22) and a matinee show at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (23).
Genesis will be the dance group’s seventh tour, and it has been created by Ashley Banjo. With brand new choreography, the shows will continue their hero fantasy epic which was part of their Limitless: The Reboot tour.
Diversity’s 2017 tour dates follow six sell-out tours, including 2015’s 31 date Up Close and Personal tour. Genesis will be an incredible show for previous Diversity fans as well as those who have never seen the troupe perform live before.
Since stealing the limelight on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent television series the group have gone on to achieve phenomenal success.
Diversity won BGT in 2009 by beating the acclaimed singer Susan Boyle. They went on to perform at the Royalty Variety Show, which was the television series’ prize. Their slot on the prestigious Royal Variety Show was the start of huge things for the dancers from London and Essex.
The group led by Ashely Banjo went on to enjoy a number of successful tours in the UK. The shows saw the group perform their electrifying dance routines in the biggest arenas around the country.
Diversity’s other ventures
Along with their group achievements, individual members of Diversity have enjoyed huge success in their own right.
Founding member and choreographer Banjo became a judge on Sky 1’s Got To Dance for five series. A natural on television and a superb dancer, this led to the creation of the television show Ashley Banjo’s Secret Street Crew.
Perri Kiely also proved to be a favourite on television and starred on ITV’s Splash, which sees celebrities learn to dive and compete against each other. Kiely went on to be crowned the winner.