Local Area

If you’re looking to stay in Durham a little longer, there’s plenty to do around this historic city. The Assembly Rooms Theatre is situated directly next to the UNESCO World Heritage site, (comprising the Cathedral and Castle) in the heart of Durham, and is just minutes from plenty of independent cafes, shops and restaurants. There are also a number of riverside walks around the city centre, as well as further opportunities to explore in the surrounding area. For more information, visit thisisdurham.com

Opening Hours and booking information

If you have any booking enquiries, please feel free to email theatre.manager@durham.ac.uk or come along to the box office in person, and we will be happy to assist you!

We are open on Saturdays from 12-5pm, and on weekdays dependent on performances. The Box Office will open 30 minutes before the show is due to start, and tickets and refreshments will be available to purchase.

Group perks and benefits are often available for specific shows, so please get in touch if you are interested in arranging a group visit. Concession prices and discounts for Durham Student Theatre members are also available for the majority of performances, and can be applied to online purchases, or tickets bought in person at the box office. For ticket exchanges or refunds, as well as more information on our performances (including age restrictions or content guidance) please contact the Theatre Manager.

Access

We aim to ensure that our productions are accessible to all, however, due to the historic nature of our building we ask that patrons with access requirements please contact the Theatre Manager prior to your visit so that we can ensure it runs as smoothly as possible. Guide dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre, and if you need any assistance during your visit, please don’t hesitate to ask!