The Swallow Theatre

Scotland's Smallest Theatre

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Sunday Afternoon Play Reading

Join us as we start a new Winter season of monthly Sunday afternoon Play Readings.

Sunday 10 November : 2.00pm
Admission Free
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Sunday Afternoon Play Reading
Sunday 8 December : 2.00pm
Admission Free
A Child’s Christmas in Wales and Other Dylan Thomas
Monday 9 December : 7.30pm
Tuesday 10 December : 7.30pm
Tickets : £14.50
A Christmas Carol
Tuesday 10 December : 2.00pm
Tickets : £14.50
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We are incredibly grateful to the Swallow Theatre Association for a very generous donation to support the remaining events at the theatre during 2019.  The Swallow Theatre Association is an independent charity which operated the theatre prior to the venue’s change in ownership.  The Association is currently in the process of winding-up now that the transfer to the new owners is complete.  We should like to express our sincere gratitude to all the members of the Association and the current and former officers of the committee for all their support and dedication to the venue over the years.

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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.