The new normal of theatre…

We’ve been making some changes around here! We know that your health and safety of those around you is of paramount importance – that’s why we’ve been hard at work making important changes to our building. When we return, get ready for: A contactless bar and box office Paperless tickets Hand sanitising stations throughout Advanced …

Conversations in Quarantine

Thanks to everyone who joined us for Conversations in Quarantine. That’s a wrap for series 1 but don’t fret we will be back with more content in July and August. Until then stay safe and vigilant. Catch-up with series 1 here:

The Assembly Rooms’ Historical Past

Thanks to a recently completed archeological report, The Assembly Rooms Theatre has been dated as building at around 300 years old!  An archeological survey of the site during our renovations have unearthed some amazing information. The above map comes from the survey’s report, suggesting that parts of the theatre have been around since the 1820’s …

Essential Renovations Underway

Today, we have gone dark as a theatre to allow for essential renovations and repairs to the building. This work has come from Durham University £2.4 million redevelopment project to renovate and restore our building, the stunning and historic Assembly Rooms Theatre. This development will see a dramatic change to our building for the benefits of audience and visiting …