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Theatre venues in Wear

Whatever your theatrical tastes, from drama to comedy, music hall or cabaret, find out where to see the shows with our local theatre guide.

Consett

Empire Theatre, Consett
Address:
Front Street
Consett
DH8 5AB
County Durham
England, UK
Description:The original building was opened in 1885 as a variety hall and has recently been refurbished. The venue combines a cinema and theatre and hosts a wide range of entertainment including comedians, ballet and theatre productions.
Box office:01207 218 171
Venue website

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Disability Facilities:
  • wheelchair
  • disabled toilet
  • hearing loop
Other Facilities:
  • toilet
Capacity:400

Durham

Gala Theatre
Address:
Millennium Place
Durham
DH1 1WA
County Durham
England, UK
Description:Built as part of the centrepiece for Durham's new Millennium City Development, the Gala is a purpose built theatre. Its versatility allows a wide range of events to be hosted, including concerts, exhibitions, trade shows, balls and banquets.
Box office:0191 332 4041
Fax:
  • 0191 332 4066
Venue website

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Travel:
  • road: Car parking is available close to Gala at the Prince Bishops multi-story car park and at the Walkergate car park directly below the Millennium City site. Night Owl Evening Tarrif, £1.50, in the Price Bishops Car Park when parking from 6pm until 8pm. Located 300 yards from Gala.
Disability Facilities:
  • wheelchair
  • disabled toilet
  • hearing loop
Other Facilities:
  • baby changing
  • gift shop
  • toilet
Capacity:500

Stanley

The Lamplight Arts Centre
Address:
Front Street
Stanley
DH9 0NA
County Durham
England, UK
Description:An excellent small multi-functional theatre and cinema. Covers a diverse range of productions from professional live entertainment to community amateur productions. The theatre has a seat capacity of 400, and houses an art gallery.
Box office:01207 218899
Fax:
  • 01207 218897
Venue website

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Capacity:400

Sunderland

The Royalty Theatre
Address:
25, The Royalty, off Chester Road
Sunderland
SR2 7PP
Tyne and Wear
England, UK
Description:Established in 1925, the Royalty Theatre shows regular live amateur drama performances. A non-professional organisation, funded through box office receipts and fund-raising.
Box office:0191 565 7945
Venue website

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Capacity:216
Sunderland Empire Theatre
Address:
High Street West
Sunderland
SR1 3EX
Box office:0870 602 1130
Venue website

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Disability Facilities:
  • wheelchair
  • disabled toilet
  • hearing loop
Capacity:2000
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