Venues re-opening: latest

Stages, halls and screens in Dorset and Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Hampshire and beyond (and the rest of the country) are gradually opening with limited events, both indoors and in outside spaces. Information changes unpredictably, so check before you leave home.

This list will include the most up-to-date information from the venues, and their contact details. Seating will be socially distanced to comply with Covid rules, and masks will be required in all areas. Follow individual instructions.

[Updated Thursday 17th September, 9.10am]

Note on VILLAGE HALLS  – the organisation of events depends on local committees and volunteers. Look out for notices and posts to keep up to date


ALDERHOLT, Village Hall  – opened for village fair and produce sale. For more information, see


BARNSTAPLE, The Factory – open. See

BATH, Chapel Arts – open from 4th September, see
BATH, Forum – reopening on 24th September  No information on website
BATH, Komedia  CLOSED until further notice – hoping to reschedule most events
BATH, Mission CLOSED until further notice
BATH Rondo CLOSED until further notice –
BATH, Theatre Royal:   Re-opening 14th October. See
BATH, Theatre Royal Ustinov Studio: CLOSED until further notice
BATH, Theatre Royal  the egg:  Due to open 4th December. See

BISHOPSTONE (nr Salisbury), Village Hall No information

BISHOPSTONE (nr Swindon), Village Hall No information

BOTHENHAMPTON, Village Hall  No information

BOURNEMOUTH, BIC – Events listed from 11th October
BOURNEMOUTH Little Theatre Club THEATRE CLOSED until further notice
BOURNEMOUTH Pavilion Events listed from 1st October
BOURNEMOUTH, Pavilion Dance Events starting 25th September. See
BOURNEMOUTH, Shelley Theatre Closed until January 2021

BRADFORD ABBAS, Mill Farm No information

BRADFORD ON AVON, Wiltshire Music Centre. Open from 3rd September

BRIDGWATER, Arts Centre No information on website
BRIDGWATER, MacMillan Theatre Events from 12th September

BRIDPORT, Arts Centre Outdoor events from 8th September, indoor from 20th October
BRIDPORT, Electric Palace Events from 18th September

BRISTOL, Alma Tavern, pub open but  THEATRE CLOSED
BRISTOL, Cathedral   Open at reduced times
BRISTOL, Circomedia Pop up outdoor cafe open, events to be rescheduled
BRISTOL, Colston Hall  Few events scheduled from 26th September
BRISTOL, Crofters Rights Events listed from 3rd September
BRISTOL, Fiddlers, Few events listed from 2nd October
BRISTOL, Folk House Events listed from 3rd October
BRISTOL, Hippodrome  Events listed from 19th October
BRISTOL, Louisiana Events listed from 28th October
BRISTOL, Marble Factory Events listed from 15th September
BRISTOL, 02 Academy  Events listed from 24th September
BRISTOL, Old Vic, Events from 5th September
BRISTOL, Old Vic,  Weston Studio  Events from 5th September
BRISTOL St George’s  Events outside from 3rd September
BRISTOL, SWX Events from 18th September
BRISTOL, Tobacco Factory: Events from 30th October
BRISTOL, Tobacco Factory: Spielman Studio Events from 25th October
BRISTOL, Trinity Centre  No events listed in 2020

BROCKENHURST, Village Hall,  Hall has been re-opened


CASTLE CARY, Ansford Community Hall   Re-opened, no events scheduled

CHRISTCHURCH, Priory,  Open for services,
CHRISTCHURCH, Regent Centre  Recorded live shows shown from 12th November

CLAYHIDON, Village Hall, committee and community discussing dates for re-opening

COLLINGBOURNE DUCIS, Village Hall  VENUE CLOSED until further notice

CORSHAM, Pound Arts Cafe and Gallery open, events being scheduled

CROSCOMBE, The George Inn, pub open, Monday folk nights

CROWCOMBE, Village Hall, film from 13th September


DORCHESTER, Corn Exchange  No events advertised in 2020
DORCHESTER, Shire Hall  Open for visitors and exhibitions, first event 26th October
DORCHESTER, St Mary’s Church  Open, no events scheduled

DOWNTON, Village Hall , event listed 27th September

DRIMPTON, Village Hall,  events from 14th October

DUNSTER, Village Hall, film from 25th September


EAST KNOYLE, Village Hall VENUE CLOSED until further notice

EAST STOUR, Village Hall, film from 25th September

EDINGTON (Somerset) Village Hall  VENUE CLOSED until further notice

EVERSHOT, Village Hall, hall reopened

EXETER, Barnfield Theatre, first events listed March 2021,
EXETER, Northcott Theatre first event listed 9th December,
EXETER, Phoenix  first event listed Sunday 13th September,
EXETER, Powderham Castle  outdoor theatre from 6th September, indoor from 13th November
EXETER, St David’s Church open,
EXETER, University Great Hall   no information on website

EXMOUTH, Pavilion, events from 25th September


FORDINGBRIDGE, Town Hall, no details on website

FROME, Black Swan Arts, venue open,
FROME, Cheese and Grain,  events from 4th September,
FROME, Memorial Theatre, events from 17th October,
FROME, Merlin Theatre, outdoor events, indoor events start 5th September,


GILLINGHAM, Methodist Church, virtual recitals only, no live concerts in 2020,
GILLINGHAM, School, school reopens September,

GLASTONBURY, Abbey , open, events ongoing,


HALSTOCK, Village Hall, film from 25th September

HIGHCLIFFE, Sports and Social Club  open

HONITON, Beehive , events from 13th November,


ILMINSTER, Arts Centre,  centre open, no concerts until 2021,
ILMINSTER, Dillington House events start 11th September,
ILMINSTER, Warehouse Theatre  CLOSED until further notice


KINSON, Pelhams Community Centre, centre open, no events scheduled,


LAMYATT, Village Hall, hall open, no events scheduled

LANGPORT, The Black Swan, open,

LYME REGIS, Marine Theatre, events from 4th September,


MARTOCK, Parish Church, open, no events

MILBORNE PORT, The Tippling Philosopher  open
MILBORNE PORT, Village Hall   open, no events listed

MINEHEAD, Regal Theatre, films from 5th September,

MOTCOMBE, Village Hall, film from 16th September.


NEW MILTON, Forest Arts  events outdoors from 13th September, indoors from 3rd October

NORTON ST PHILIP, Village Hall, film from 25th September


PLYMOUTH, Theatre Royal: Drum Studio  events from 27th September

POOLE, Lighthouse events from 17th September

PORTSMOUTH, Guildhall   events from 27th November,
PORTSMOUTH, Pyramids  events from 9th October


RODE, Village Hall, open, no listed events


SALISBURY, Arts Centre, open for exhibitions,
SALISBURY, Cathedral, open, no events scheduled in 2020,
SALISBURY, City Hall, events from 23rd October,
SALISBURY, Playhouse:  events from 14 October.
SALISBURY, Salberg Studio CLOSED until 2021
SALISBURY, St Martin’s Church, open, no concerts planned,
SALISBURY, St Thomas’s Church  open,no concerts planned,
SALISBURY, Studio Theatre Ashley Road,  CLOSED until further notice,

SEATON, Gateway, events from 19th December,  www.thelittleboxoffice/seatongateway

SHAFTESBURY, Arts Centre, gallery open, events from 26th September,
SHAFTESBURY, St Peter’s Church, open

SHERBORNE, Abbey, open, no concerts scheduled,

SIDMOUTH, Manor Pavilion, events from 5th November
SIDMOUTH, Parish Church, open, no concerts scheduled until October,

SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall,  events from 19th September
SOUTHAMPTON, Mayflower, screenings of musicals from 9th September,
SOUTHAMPTON, Turner Sims, events from 18th October

SOUTH PETHERTON, David Hall,  events from 11 September,

STALBRIDGE, Village Hall, film from 2rd September

STREET, Strode Theatre  THEATRE CLOSED until further notice
STREET, Strode Theatre Cinema THEATRE CLOSED until further notice

STURMINSTER NEWTON, The Exchange, events from 16th October, many events rescheduled,


TAUNTON, Brewhouse,  films from 2nd September,
TAUNTON, Tacchi-Morris, events from 26th September,

TISBURY, Nadder Centre, open, events from 30th October,


WAREHAM, Rex Cinema, VENUE CLOSED until further notice

WARMINSTER, Athenaeum, VENUE CLOSED until further notice

WATCHET, Village Hall, film from 11th September

WELLS, Cathedral, open, events from 16th September,
WELLS, Cathedral School Cedars Hall No events scheduled in 2020,

WEST BAY, Sladers Yard,  open, events from 25th September,

WEST CAMEL, Davis Hall, film from 25th September.

WESTON SUPER MARE, Playhouse, events from 3rd October,

WEYMOUTH, College Bay Theatre,  No information on website.
WEYMOUTH, Pavilion, events from 13th September,
WEYMOUTH, St Mary’s Church, open,

WIMBORNE, Tivoli, film from 1st October, live from 14th Oct0ber,

WORTH MATRAVERS, Square and Compass, open, no live music,


YEOVIL, Octagon, events from 13th October,
YEOVIL, Swan Theatre, VENUE CLOSED until further notice,
YEOVIL, Westlands, film screenings have started,

YETMINSTER, Village Hall, open, 


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