The Courtyard Centre for the Arts is the leading arts provider in Herefordshire and a registered charity.
We have a 400-seat main house, a 120-seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms, a gallery, meeting spaces and an award-winning cafe bar.
Whilst being primary a receiving venue, we also produce in house including our annual panto, youth theatre shows and some co-producing.
We have a varied live, film and visual arts programme, a thriving youth theatre and work extensively with people of all ages in the community.
Enjoy a wide range of hot and cold drinks and delicious home-baked goodies from Jan, famed for her baking skills. Try our famous quiches and exciting salads, mouth-watering main meals or lighter snacks – all made using the best of local ingredients and perfect for lunch or dinner.
Take in the view from the first-floor Mezzanine, watch the world go by from the Café or enjoy the sunshine on the patio on warmer days. Meeting for business (FREE WiFi) or pleasure, with friends, with the kids or alone, The Courtyard is the perfect place to relax.
Strolling along the banks of the River Wye, enjoying the vibrant centre of High Town, or immersing yourself in our local history and historic architecture – they are all just a short walk from each other in Hereford City.
You may prefer to visit our historic Black And White House Museum, Hereford Cathedral and Mappa Mundi. Then you can sit back and relax in a coffee shop or enjoy a show at The Courtyard Theatre. There is something for everyone.
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