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Our two screen cinemas show the best of arthouse, independent and British films every day, together with blockbusters and family films. Meerkat Movie members can enjoy 2-for-1 film tickets every Tuesday and Wednesday for a whole year.*


Our Box Office is open Tuesday to Friday from 11am - 5pm over the phone and 11am - 8pm in person.  Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday hours; the Box Office will open one hour before the first show/film is scheduled to play until the last film/show of the day opens.

We are encouraging all customers to use e-tickets or print at home tickets ahead of time (this will mean reduced times queuing in our foyer).

Please book your tickets online: if you need to book more than four tickets, have any accessibility requirements or general queries, please speak to one of our Box Office team, who will be happy to help you, by calling 01646 695267.

If you are unable to connect to a member of the team, please leave a message on the answerphone, and we will return your call as soon as we can.

Alternatively, you can email us at


Terms and Conditions

Tickets may be exchanged for another performance or screening with 24 hours notice, subject to availability and to payment of any price increase. A service charge will apply. Money cannot be refunded.

Resales are only possible in the event of a sold-out performances. We cannot guarantee a resale and the tickets must be in our possession at least one hour before the start of the performance. A service charge will apply.

All online bookings are subject to a non-refundable booking fee of £2.00 per booking. 

Cameras, camcorders and other types of recording equipment are not permitted in the auditorium.

Latecomers may be required to wait for a suitable break or interval in the performance or screening before being admitted to the auditorium.

The Theatre Management reserves the right to change venues for screenings or performances and to alter seating arrangements from reserved seating to unreserved without notifying the customer.

The Torch Theatre reserves the right to refuse admission of the ticket holder to the premises.

* Meerkat Movie voucher codes are redeemed via our Box Office on the day of the film. We are unable to accept the codes online.

If you are using credit on your Top Up Card, please call the Box Office on 01646 695267 to make this purchase. Top Up Card credit payments can not be processed through the online checkout. Refunds can not be issued at a later date.


The Torch Theatre welcomes disabled visitors.

If you have any specific access requirements or
questions please contact:

Our Box Office on 01646 695267 

or typetalk 18001 01646 695267


Where offered, concession ticket prices apply to those: 

  • Over 65
  • Under 16
  • Under 26 (on certain performances)
  • Unemployed
  • Full-time students
  • Registered Disabled


Parking is available in Robert Street car park approximately 200 metres from the Theatre.

Please note that there is no on-street parking in St Peter’s Road or Lower Robert Street, which is for residents only. Disabled badge holders may park in bays directly in front of the Theatre.


Café Torch is run by Catering Manager Lisa Canton.  

Café Torch serves delicious seasonal home cooked food before any live show or broadcast. We'll also be re-opening for matinee lunches on Wednesdays from October 2023.

Open two hours prior to events, booking is essential.




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