Welcome to the new website of the Abbey Theatre, Nuneaton’s best kept secret and something we’re now starting to shout about!
The Abbey Theatre is managed by the registered charity, Nuneaton Arts Council, and manned almost entirely by volunteers.
The theatre acts as the host venue for amateur and professional events throughout the year including dance shows and festivals, stage plays, tribute bands, and pantomimes.
Over the last year it has hosted 50 shows covering 125 performances. That means, on average, one day in every three there has been live entertainment at the theatre in some form or another. That’s something that many professional theatres would love to be able to boast!
It has a 250 seat tiered auditorium, with an additional seating area to accomodate wheelchair users, and two rehearsal and meeting rooms. The entrance foyer has a licensed bar (which stocks local traditional ale) and coffee bar.
It is also home for several amateur performance groups who regularly use the rehearsal rooms.
The Abbey is open 11 months of the year, normally being closed throughout August in order to carry out maintenance and upgrades to facilities.