Richard whiteley theatre
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Welcome To

The Richard Whiteley Theatre


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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Peter Pan The Musical

The Ribblesdale Federation of Schools presents their interpretation of the beloved tale of Peter Pan.

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Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical JR.

Join Settle CE Primary School who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson!

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Summer Organ Recital

Organ Recital for a Summer Evening

Join staff and students at Giggleswick for a Summer Organ Recital

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What's On

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Ernie's Incredible Illucinations

Join us for some crazy illucinations!

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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. 

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We’re always happy to chat about what we do and our performances as well as answer any questions you might have.

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