Named in memory of the iconic Countdown host, we are the cutting-edge arts hub of the Yorkshire Dales. We play host to top quality cinema, music and theatre from across the UK and beyond – whilst also providing a creative space for the fantastic work of our local community.
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We will do everything possible to ensure your visit is as safe and as risk free as possible. We are committed to ensuring that when booking tickets, you will not be left out of pocket should a performance be postponed or you are unable to attend.
We sell Gift Vouchers! If you or your family can't wait to get back to the theatre when we reopen, why not consider buying a gift voucher. Vouchers bought during the pandemic are valid for an extra year!
Cycling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of actors who are spend the summer bringing environmentally sustainable Shakespeare to venues across the UK.
Going greener doing our bit
Keep up to date with any announcements and performances that might be of interest.
Richard Whiteley's smile and selfless nature has been at the heart of what we do ever since we opened our doors in 2010.
As a charitable organisation, we rely on the kind help of volunteers. With this being the case, we’re always on the lookout for people to join our team.
Have a question?
We’re always happy to chat about what we do and our performances as well as answer any questions you might have.