The team at The Market Place Theatre have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that on your return to the venue you can enjoy a safe and relaxing visit. We are following all government and industry guidelines in order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our visitors and team members.

Your visit will look slightly different, and we kindly request that all visitors follow new guidelines, but rest assured your welcome at The Market Place will remain as warm as ever.

Safety Measures In Place Include:

  • Phased re-opening of the venue to initially include the exhibition spaces, and re-introduction of a limited workshop programme. Live performances will resume at a later date when government guidelines allow.
  • Perspex screens at the Box Office counter
  • Additional signage to ensure social distancing
  • Reduced capacities at workshops and in exhibition spaces to allow for social distancing
  • Hand sanitisation stations in place
  • Paperless ticketing / ticket scanning
  • Advanced and consistent cleaning regimes
  • PPE equipment supplied to workshop tutors
  • Staff fully trained in safeguarding measures, and available to respond to all queries


We Ask All Visitors To Observe The Following Safety Measures:

  • Please follow the one-way system through the foyer and workshop areas
  • Distance yourself from others, keeping 2 metres apart where possible
  • Please use the hand sanitisation facilities on entering the building, and wash your hands regularly
  • Please follow the capacity limits displayed within the venue.
  • If you or any of your party have developed COVID-19 symptoms, or have come into contact with anyone else confirmed to have the virus, we kindly request that you do not visit the venue
  • Visitors who have recently travelled to Northern Ireland should also ensure that they have adhered to all appropriate travel restrictions and quarantine periods before visiting or are travelling from one of the exempt countries listed here.


Amended Cancellation Policy

In light of the exceptional circumstances, we have amended our cancellation policy in order to ensure we remain fair in dealing with our customers, and to allow you to book with confidence. Please click on the link to view the cancellation policy: MPT Cancellation Policy


Should you have any queries or suggestions on any of the measures taken, please do not hesitate to contact us at

We look forward to welcoming you back to The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre soon.

Here’s a quick video of what you can expect when you return to the venue.

Box Office Tel: 028 3752 1821