The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre is the city’s ‘Home Of Entertainment’. Our state-of-the-art venue and conference centre is situated in the heart of Armagh City.
Whatever the time of year you choose to visit The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, you’ll always find a plethora of activities and events to keep you busy and entertained. From top quality new, original theatre to comedy nights, from children’s shows to opera, from world-class ballet to professional pantomime, our performances are ready to satisfy even the most discerning culture vulture.
At intimate gigs and large-scale concerts, audiences can enjoy top Irish and international artists performing across the musical genres. Each season we welcome a myriad of touring theatre companies which add further lustre to our eclectic programming mix.
A vibrant cultural scene really sets Armagh apart and stems from the indigenous talent of our people. Through amateur dramatics and an innovative programme of workshops and exhibitions, The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre is helping to support a new generation of local artists and performers, ensuring Armagh remains at the forefront of artistic excellence.
The Market Place programme and facilities are enjoyed by local people, neighbours from adjacent counties and visitors to Armagh from much further afield. Audiences and performers alike enjoy unmatched and unrivalled views in the auditorium (unrestricted views, tiered seating, comfortable chairs) and the spacious, modern and airy feel to the venue enables us to deliver exciting performances with a unique Armagh twist.
We are also a state-of-the-art Conference & Meetings venue and welcome groups from far and wide of up to 400 people. The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre has teamed up with local restaurants which will cater for all attendees’ dietary requirements, promoting locally sourced, seasonal ingredients that reflect the vast wealth of the Armagh landscape.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the unrivalled ‘Home Of Entertainment’ in Armagh City and we look forward to extending a big Armagh welcome to you.