Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Box office: Monday – Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Gallery is open Monday to Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm. Saturday 9.00am - 4.00pm.
Library is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00am - 7.00pm, Wednesday and Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm, and Saturday 9.00am - 4.00pm
TIC is open Monday to Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm (9.00am - 4.00pm Saturday)
The Town Hall is open for events through the day and on an evening as required.
Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday, 9.00am - 4.00pm
Admission to the McGuinness Gallery, Tourist Information Centre, Library and Cafe is free.
Cost for events varies - please see website or brochure for full details.
A multi-function arts venue in a renovated Victorian Town Hall, comprising library, tourist information centre, art gallery, theatre, film space, cafe and rooms for hire.
Tel: 01388 602610Visit Bishop Auckland Town Hall website
Laurel Cafe open 10.00am - 4.00pm Monday - Friday. The fully licensed bar provides a range of alcoholic beverages alongside tea, coffee and soft drinks together with a delicious selection of home-cooked foods. Soup, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, salads, cakes and pastries are available in addition to speciality dishes. Vegetarian options are also available.
The Tourist Information Centre offers a wide selection of quality gifts, many with a local connection, as well as a good range of publications with a local theme.
Fully accessible, with limited disabled parking immediately in front of the building.
There are adapted toilets and lifts to all floors. Wheelchair spaces are available and patrons are asked to telephone to reserve these in advance (Carers will be seated free of charge). The Eden Theatre employs a system of raked seating, and whilst seats are sold 'unreserved' we will make every attempt to allot seats in specific areas in order to accommodate patrons with special requirements. Please advise when purchasing tickets. An induction loop system is available for those with hearing difficulties. Patrons with hearing aids should set the control to "T".
Ring the Box Office on 01388 602610 for enquiries or to pay by debit card, or send cheques made payable to Durham County Council to pay for tickets via the post. (Advisable to ring beforehand to ensure availability)
The Town Hall is situated in the centre of the Market Place of Bishop Auckland, on the A689. Click here to view a map