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Tea and Tour at Lawrence Batley Theatre

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Join us for a special backstage tour, taking in the stories of our historic building and a look behind-the-scenes, guided by one of our expert team.

Discover the 200+ years of rich history within the walls of the theatre. Built as a Wesleyan Mission in the early 1800s, the church was – at the time of building – the largest Methodist chapel in the world. Now grade II* listed, the theatre is jam-packed with fascinating history and notable names.

During your tour you’ll discover how the building was converted into a theatre in the early 1990s, how the technicians make our shows look and sound great, where our performers get ready to entertain you and so much more!

After your tour, you'll polish off your visit with some delicious refreshments served in our Courtyard Café-Bar:

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details and online booking.


Lawrence Batley Theatre

Queen's Square Queen Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP

01484 430528

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Learning and interest Events related to education and careers, as well as learning for fun. Also, talks, guided walks, and events of historical or other interest.