Assembly Hall Theatre

Schools & Groups

Would you like to give students at your school an unforgettable experience? Bring them to an Assembly Hall Theatre production and you’ll give them access to culture and entertainment to inspire and educate.

We want as many students as possible to visit the theatre. That’s why we’ll always negotiate with promoters to get you the best possible price. 

What’s more, your group outing to the theatre doesn’t end with your performance. We organise theatre tours – onstage and backstage – as well as educational workshops. We’re also able to arrange a post-show Q&A session with cast and crew.

Simply contact our Creative Learning Manager Bethan Minter at bethan.minter@tunbridgewells.gov.uk or 01892 554221 for details.

Details of Your Visit

Our aim is to make your school or group visit as smooth and enjoyable as possible. That’s why we recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the performance, to ensure that there’s plenty of time for everyone to find their seats.

There’s plenty of space outside the theatre for the coach to drop off and pick up, with parking on London Road less than 5 minutes away. If your booking is for a group of over 15, we provide seating plans rather than printed tickets. 

While we’re not able to provide lunch for your school or group booking, we do have space for up to 40 children to eat – although availability varies depending on the show you’re seeing. 

  

Engaging with Students in the Community

We’re proud to offer work experience and placements for young people interested in pursuing a career in the arts. We’re also collaborating on a number of community projects that involving students from the local area. 

We don’t want art and theatre to only be accessible to a privileged few. That’s why we’re working with Trinity Youth Theatre to deliver a subsidised drama club for young people, starting with those who live in the Sherwood Estate. We’re aiming to expand the programme to other local areas later this year. 

We’re also keen to draw on local talent to enrich the theatre itself. At the end of last year, we were delighted to display an advent installation created by Key Stage 2 students from 14 primary schools within the Borough of Tunbridge Wells. Nearly 700 students participated in our drawing workshops during October – run in collaboration with local artist Matt Syms – while an additional 500 students helped create the advent boxes the artwork was displayed in. 

The Christmas decorations that adorned our foyer and bar area were created by 2 local secondary schools: Kent Collective Pembury and Mascalls Academy Paddock Wood. This project enabled us to connect with around 300 secondary school students.




What's On?

The Glenn Miller Orchestra
July 1st 2018
Until July 1st 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Birdsong
July 2nd 2018
Until July 7th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Dan Snow
July 9th 2018
Until July 9th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
The Dreamboys
July 14th 2018
Until July 14th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
The Vicar's Picnic 2018
July 20th 2018
Until July 21st 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Rhythm of the Dance
July 24th 2018
Until July 24th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
A Celebration of Neil Diamond
July 29th 2018
Until July 29th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
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A Unique Evening of Variety
August 11th 2018
Until August 11th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
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Fame The Musical
August 20th 2018
Until August 25th 2018
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Crescent Rd
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Carmen
August 29th 2018
Until August 29th 2018
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Crescent Rd
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Bing Live
September 11th 2018
Until September 12th 2018
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Crescent Rd
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Genesis Legacy
September 13th 2018
Until September 13th 2018
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Crescent Rd
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Legend
September 14th 2018
Until September 14th 2018
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Crescent Rd
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The Doors Alive
September 15th 2018
Until September 15th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
80s Mania
September 16th 2018
Until September 16th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Re-Take That and Party
September 20th 2018
Until September 20th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
In 40 Parts
September 22nd 2018
Until September 22nd 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
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That'll Be The Day
September 23rd 2018
Until September 23rd 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Freddie Kempf
October 7th 2018
Until October 7th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Neil Oliver
October 11th 2018
Until October 11th 2018
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Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Psychic Sally
October 12th 2018
Until October 12th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
The Carpenters Story
October 13th 2018
Until October 13th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
King of Pop
October 14th 2018
Until October 14th 2018
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Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Swan Lake
October 17th 2018
Until October 17th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Emerald Storm
October 18th 2018
Until October 18th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Bootleg Beatles
October 20th 2018
Until October 20th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Johnny Cash Roadshow
October 21st 2018
Until October 21st 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Killer Queen
October 24th 2018
Until October 24th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Rock 'n' Roll Paradise
October 25th 2018
Until October 25th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
ELO Again
October 27th 2018
Until October 27th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Abbamania
October 28th 2018
Until October 28th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
10cc
October 30th 2018
Until October 30th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Flawless
November 1st 2018
Until November 1st 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Show of Hands
November 2nd 2018
Until November 2nd 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Joe Lycett
November 3rd 2018
Until November 3rd 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
World War I Commemoration
November 4th 2018
Until November 4th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
An Evening Shared
November 6th 2018
Until November 6th 2018
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Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Ross Noble
November 7th 2018
Until November 7th 2018
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Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Lee Hurst
November 10th 2018
Until November 10th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
With Bells On
November 16th 2018
Until November 16th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Be Bop A Lula
November 17th 2018
Until November 17th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Hello, Dolly!
November 20th 2018
Until November 24th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Sarah Millican
November 25th 2018
Until November 25th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Simon Reeve
November 27th 2018
Until November 27th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
You Win Again
November 30th 2018
Until November 30th 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Dylan Moran
December 1st 2018
Until December 1st 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Nicola Benedetti
December 2nd 2018
Until December 2nd 2018
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Sleeping Beauty
December 7th 2018
Until January 2nd 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Think Floyd
January 12th 2019
Until January 12th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Vivaldi and Piazzolla - The 8 Seasons
January 13th 2019
Until January 13th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Faith
January 18th 2019
Until January 18th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Bowie Experience
January 19th 2019
Until January 19th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
The Chicago Blues Brothers
January 20th 2019
Until January 20th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Magic of Motown
February 2nd 2019
Until February 2nd 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Aleksandar Djermanović
February 3rd 2019
Until February 3rd 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Beyond the Barricade
February 14th 2019
Until February 14th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Let's Hang On
February 15th 2019
Until February 15th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
The Rocket Man
March 2nd 2019
Until March 2nd 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Katherine Lacy
March 3rd 2019
Until March 3rd 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Arrival
March 7th 2019
Until March 7th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Sun Records
March 8th 2019
Until March 8th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Taking Care of Elvis
March 22nd 2019
Until March 22nd 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Collabro
April 1st 2019
Until April 1st 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Hooray for Hollywood
April 7th 2019
Until April 7th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Paul Merton's Impro Chums
April 8th 2019
Until April 8th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Julian Clary
May 18th 2019
Until May 18th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
Get Ready
October 12th 2019
Until October 12th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
November 8th 2019
Until November 8th 2019
Assembly Hall Theatre
Crescent Rd
Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 2LU