About Us

The Congress Theatre Co. is a registered charity (No. 1132687) which is run mainly by volunteer members who give unstintingly of their time and talents to ensure the continuation and safekeeping of the Congress Theatre.


The Congress Theatre was opened by the Duchess of Kent on the 19th October 1972. It was built as a multipurpose hall and so lacked the facilities of a conventional theatre. Hosting events such as Celebrity lectures, union meetings and local tribunals.

In 1974 the entire building…

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Help us keep your community theatre open and meet new people.

The volunteers are the life of the Congress Theatre, without whom we could not provide such a great service.

We need people with a pleasant manner, enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness
to follow instructions,…

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Would you like to help support your local charity run theatre and get some great discounts and offers at the same time.

So why not enjoy a free cup of coffee and discount on tickets, knowing that you are providing invaluable support to this local vibrant community theatre.

We have…

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