The Swallow Theatre

Scotland's Smallest Theatre

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A Substitute For Life

Francis Kenworthy uses books to hide from an abusive upbringing when he is forced to face the reality of his family’s expectations in this dark Victorian thriller.

Monday 30 September : 7.30pm
Tuesday 1 October : 7:30pm
Tickets : £12.50
Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-sort
Wednesday 2 October : 7.30pm
Thursday 3 October : 7.30pm
Tickets : £12.50
The Turn of the Screw
Friday 4 October : 7.30pm
Saturday 5 October : 7.30pm
Tickets : £13.50
A Child’s Christmas in Wales and Other Dylan Thomas
Monday 9 December : 7.30pm
Tuesday 10 December : 7.30pm
Tickets : £14.50
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The Swallow Theatre Story
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The Swallow Theatre is a 50-seat venue in rural Dumfries and Galloway, and is located about three miles from Whithorn (Scotland’s earliest Christian settlement and one of its very oldest towns) and ten miles from Wigtown (Scotland’s book town).

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Why not become a Friend of The Swallow Theatre and support the work of both the theatre and the associated Swallow Theatre charity whilst enjoying some benefits in return?

The Swallow Theatre Association
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The Swallow Theatre Association, is a registered charity which has been affiliated to the theatre since 1997 and supports events that would not be viable in such a small rural venue.

When you become a Friend of The Swallow Theatre you also automatically become a member of The Swallow Theatre Association.

Creative Retreat
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For creative companies and individuals who want to get away from it all and have focussed production development or rehearsal time. We can offer packages that include the use of the theatre, refreshment room (The Sumner Room) and the on-site self catering accommodation.

We can also offer production services including lighting design, sound design and photography.

We will be adding our technical facilities and venue information to the website in the near future. In the meantime please contact us using the button below.

Theatre and Venue Hire
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The Swallow Theatre and the refreshment room are both available for hire at very reasonable prices.

The Theatre can be hired for small conferences (up to 50 people), talks, presentations, classes, rehearsals and performances.

The refreshment room (The Sumner Room) can be hired for meetings and classes.

If you think the venue might be suitable for something you are considering, please talk to us.