Built in 1896, the Town Hall Theatre is a beautiful Victorian/Gothic style theatre and has an exciting entertainment programme. Over this time it has introduced many generations to the delights of live theatre, both as spectators and performers.
The Theatre seats up to 400 and has its own stylish and contemporary bar. The facilities are extremely versatile meaning it is ideal for most events.
Complete with stage the Theatre is also an unusual venue for special occasions such as Gothic, Victorian or Theatrical style weddings...
Look out for the special offer during July and August 2013 - FREE hall hire for your wedding!! please ask for details.
This section of whatshappeninghartlepool.com showcases the impressive calendar of events that’s on offer throughout the year. The programme has been crafted to offer something for all ages and tastes, this year we are proud to welcome the likes of London Classic Theatre with ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ as well as ‘The Peoples Medium’ – Colin Fry.
A cocktail of great theatre, live music, cinema and local dance, comedy and competitions means that each month there should be something for you available at Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre.
This area of the website has an easy to view 'At a Glance' list with direct link to each individuall show. You can find useful information about how-to-book as well as useful seating plans and directions.
We hope you enjoy the perusing the shows and look forward to welcoming you to Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre very soon.
Download Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre & Cinema Guide
Take a look at our fabulous guide and full programme until July here
How to book
Tickets for performances at the Town Hall Theatre (unless otherwise stated) are available from Hartlepool Art Gallery and Tourist Information Centre, Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ. Open: - Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 4:30pm; Closed Sundays and Mondays.
Telephone (01429) 890000 to purchase tickets using your credit or debit card – there is a £1 charge for credit/debit bookings, including postage. Concessions apply to under 16s, over 60s, those claiming benefits, students and registered disabled. Group discount: for pre-booked groups of 10 or more (unless otherwise stated). No refunds will be given unless we are able to resell tickets on the night of the performance.
Choose your own time to book – tickets available online from Autumn 2013 Look out for more information here.
After 6pm there is free parking available to patrons of the theatre in the Lauder Street car park and the Grand Hotel car park on Swainson Street. For afternoon performances pay and display parking is available nearby at Mill House Leisure Centre and Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.
The Town Hall Theatre is accessible via a ramp.
There is good access to the ground floor bar.
Induction loop system available plus dedicated spaces for up to 12 wheelchairs. (The theatre does not have a lift). If you have special requirements, let us know when you book your seats.
Free parking only yards from the theatre (after 6pm).
Please note that the Town Hall Theatre has a no smoking policy. All running times are approximate and we would recommend you check before ordering transport home.
Late arrivers may be seated upstairs until the interval to avoid disturbance to others. No photography/filming or use of mobile phones during the performances please.
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Did you know that you can hire the Town Hall Theatre for your event? Whether that’s a wedding, party or business function we can offer a package to suit you. For more details contact Lesley Strickland on 01429 523420 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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From the North take the A179 from the A19 and follow brown sighs or the signs for the Town Centre.
From the South take the A689 from the A19 and follow the brown signs or the head to the Town Centre.