Our bar runs at most of our shows, and is very well-stocked with a wide range of beer, lager, cider, wine, spirits, snacks, and soft drinks, as well as tea and coffee. Settle and the surrounding area have a number of small craft breweries, and we specialise in local beers. Please note, the bar is currently cash only.
Most of the shows at Victoria Hall use ‘cabaret-style’ seating- chairs around little tables downstairs for a more sociable, relaxed atmosphere, and somewhere to put your drink. For those who prefer a more 'traditional' style theatre experience, the balcony seats are laid out in rows and raked, ensuring all seats have an excellent view. Your seats will be unreserved, which will allow you to decide where to sit when you arrive.
The exceptions are the streamed cinema broadcasts from National Theatre Live, where you can choose between reserved seats in the balcony and unreserved seats downstairs when buying your tickets. For our highest-selling shows, the auditorium is set up in rows throughout, and all seats are reserved when buying.
On occasion, we will have a standing show, where the only available seats will be in the balcony- we will make every effort to make these cases clear.
Unless stated otherwise, doors will open 45 minutes before a show starts. If you arrive late, we will do our best to accommodate you, but please understand that we may not be able to let you into the auditorium until a suitable break in the show, which may be the interval.
You can book tickets for all our shows by going to our 'What's On' page, in person at the box office, or by calling us on 01729 825718 between 10 and 2, Monday to Friday. Please note that online bookings are subject to a small booking fee. We highly recommend booking in advance for all Victoria Hall shows, in order to avoid disappointment.
Pay as you feel Shows
You may see that some of our shows are marked as 'pay as you feel', or 'donations on exit'. This means that there is no upfront ticket cost, but we ask that you put a bit of money, as much or as little as you feel the show was worth, in the bucket at the end of the show.
A pay-as-you-feel show is a great excuse to come and see something a little different, or something that you're not sure you want to commit money to before knowing what it is, and it's how many of our audience have discovered acts that they really love. Why not come along and give one of them a try? You might discover something amazing.
You can still reserve seats in advance for PAYF shows, through the normal booking methods. Have a look at what's coming up here.