Whitley Bay Playhouse
This 'state of the art' Ã'Ã£8.5m refurbished venue is the flagship of a major re-generation project, breathing new life into this famous coastal resort. The venue boasts 630 luxury auditorium seats, a 10 seater corporate viewing suite and a contemporary look and feel to its bars and lounge area, which also features a superb sea view.
Having opened in September 2009, it boasts an elegant new glass foyer, front of house facilities, box office and bar facilities; in addition it also features a redesigned auditorium, new company room and chorus rooms.
The transformation of the venue, situated on Marine Avenue, is a key part of North Tyneside Council's Ã'Ã£64million regeneration programme for Whitley Bay. It has also become an integral part of the local community programme, regularly playing host to productions from local artistic and drama groups.
Public TransportThe nearest Metro Station is Monkseaton Metro Station. Leave the Station and turn left to the end of Norham Road. Turn right and walk down Marine Avenue for 15 minutes and you will see the PLAYHOUSE on your right.
From Whitley Bay Station go straight ahead down Station Road at the end of the road turn left onto Whitley Road and the turn second right onto Park Road and follow this road diectly to the PLAYHOUSE.
Car Parking: A public car park is available next to the PLAYHOUSE, could you kindly respect the permit parking on the street for local residents.
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Advent Calendar Competition
We are bringing back our Advent Calendar Competition on our Facebook page! Each day 1st - 24th December we will be running a task on the page and picking someone to win a prize bundle. With prizes from Forest Holidays, Kidz Bop, BeGenio, Littlelife, Daisy & Ollie, Pip Ahoy, My Fairy Garden, Superfast Thermapen, Smiggle, Start-rite and Rubys Books!!