We aim to offer a warm welcome at both our resident venues with friendly, experienced staff, WiFi available to incoming professional companies, complimentary tea and coffee backstage, and a large cosy Green Room for you to feel at home in.
For travel information and directions to our venues, please visit our Find Us page.
For details of how we can meet your access requirements, visit our Accessibility page.
To view and download plans and technical specifications, visit our Technical page.
Corn Exchange is situated in the town centre of Newbury, 5 minutes walk from the rail station and within the Market Place. Market days are Thursday and Saturday, with Farmer's Markets on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. There are a range of independent and chain shops within a few minutes walk, including a large Sainsbury's, Mark & Spencer and Tesco Metro, with a convenience store just across the road from our main entrance. There are a range of restaurants in the vicinity offering a variety of cuisines, from Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Indian food, to traditional British and pub meals.
- a 10% discount at the Kitchen in the Corn Exchange (food served all day and evenings)
- a newly fitted kitchen backstage with dishwasher
- 4 dressing rooms, shower facilities (please ask if you require towels)
- 2 washing machines, 2 tumble dryers, iron and ironing board
The loading bay is at the rear of the building which faces onto Wharf Road (nearest postcode is RG14 5QP) and is the first driveway on your left when approaching from Bear Lane. We have very limited space for parking, however there is a public car park across the road, with others nearby. Please contact our Head of Technical & Operations, Guy Dickens if you plan to bring a vehicle larger than a Luton / large transit van.
NEW GREENHAM ARTS
New Greenham Arts is situated on Greenham Business Park, 4 miles south of the centre of Newbury on the A339 Basingstoke road. There is a free car park, Coffee Exchange cafe across the road (open Mon-Sat 8am-3pm) and a Tandoori restaurant within the Arts Centre building. The nearest supermarket is a large Tesco, with a Retail Park alongside approximately 5 minutes drive away.
- communal kitchen
- 2 dressing rooms
- potential for additional rehearsal spaces (subject to prior arrangement)
Load-in is via a wide corridor with 4 steps. Please get in touch if you anticipate difficulties with accessing the auditorium.
Newbury offers a variety of accommodation options from digs and Bed and Breakfast to self-catering and hotels (including rooms at the public houses neighbouring the Corn Exchange and a Travelodge within walking distance). For a digs list, any further local information and queries regarding Terms & Conditions, please contact our Deputy General Manager, Juliet Coveney.