Joseph Rowntree Theatre closes

Joseph Rowntree Theatre. Photograph: YorkMix

Joseph Rowntree Theatre is the latest entertainment venue to close.

The theatre’s trustees issued a statement to say it will be shut until further notice.

They said:

  • The safety of our community is paramount and in light of this announcement it is with a heavy heart that we will be closing the Joseph Rowntree Theatre, until we receive further instruction that it is safe to reopen.

    We will be issuing further advice in the coming days on how we are going to manage ticket refunds and exchanges. We appreciate that you will have questions about bookings and refunds however we would ask that you please bear with us and wait for us to contact you.