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Refurbishment is Underway

Significant refurbishment of the Trowbridge Town Hall is officially underway ensuring its future as a hub of activity at the heart of the town. The refurbishment works is being led by Beard Construction, a specialist construction company which designs, builds, restores, and refurbishes buildings in Southern England. During the first few weeks Beard have focused… Read more »

Hirers During Our Refurbishment

Before our exciting 18 month refurbishment began, the Town Hall was home to a whole host of community groups, from yoga and Tai Chi, to drawing classes and kids groups. Below you’ll find a list of our community hirers, and where they can be found during our temporary closure. . .  Art Class with Ali… Read more »

Rehearsals begin for The Underworld

Rehearsals begin at Trowbridge Town Hall for The Odyssey: The Underworld, to be performed at the National Theatre Rehearsals begin this week at Trowbridge Town Hall, as well as in Stoke, Doncaster, Sunderland and at the National Theatre for The Underworld, the culmination of the NT’s multi-location production of The Odyssey. The production is a… Read more »

Trowbridge Midsummer Festival

Here’s a little look at what’s going on at the Trowbridge Midsummer Festival this June. Be sure to head down to Trowbridge Park on Saturday 10th June to enjoy everything from dance and aerial hoop, to theatre and live music! There’ll also be over sixty food and drink stalls, including 30 vegan stalls! During the… Read more »

A Message to Our Hirers

Although the Trust had hoped to secure temporary premises in the former British Heart Foundation Charity Shop in Fore Street during the refurbishment programme, it eventually proved untenable as the cost of converting the ground floor was estimated by our contractors to be in the region of £240,000. Although the Trust would have had the… Read more »

Work With Us: Finance Officer

Trowbridge Town Hall Trust was formed just over a decade ago by a handful of local residents wanting to demonstrate how an abandoned Town Hall could become a major community asset. Ten years on, and now partners in the National Theatre’s Public Acts initiative, the Town Hall is just about to embark on a £10million… Read more »

Christmas Opening Times

Firstly, we’d like to thank everyone who has supported us throughout 2022. Those who have visited the building, attended our events, hired a space, made a purchase in our shop, or enjoyed a coffee in the café. Friday 23rd December – 10am – 4pm Saturday 24th December – Closed Sunday 25th December – Closed Monday… Read more »

Creative Studio Available

About the space… The available space is Ballroom Studio G – just off of the main gallery on the first floor. It’s one of our smaller rooms, and has no natural light, but we would encourage you to open your doors and enjoy one of the best views within the building. The room costs £70… Read more »

A View of the Future

It was great to be able to welcome so many of you to the recent Engagement Days at the Town Hall to share our plans for the refurbishment, shortly after they had been approved by the Cabinet of Wiltshire Council. I’m delighted to say the response was overwhelmingly positive, despite several individuals expressing concern that… Read more »

A Spark of Life

I first became aware of Howard Coggins and Stu McLaughlin shortly after I joined Bristol Old Vic almost a decade ago. At that stage, I didn’t realise they were an act. I would see them each wondering around the building, Stu a towering young man with the sort of ears you want to pin back,… Read more »