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The Courtyard

The Courtyard is Herefordshire’s Centre for the arts and the leading arts provider in the county.  Whilst being primarily a receiving venue, the centre also produces in-house work, including its annual panto, youth theatre shows and some co-productions. It has a varied live, film and visual arts programme, a thriving youth theatre and works extensively with people of all ages in the community.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £211,634
  • 2013-2014: £216,502
  • 2014-2015: £222,131

Video feed

Kate talks about the Roald Dahl Sharing Day 2014

Senior Education Officer & Youth Theatre Leader Kate Ganderton talks us through the third Roald Dahl Project Sharing Day here at The Courtyard.

"Shaun of the Dead" - A Going Gothic short

Produced by The Rural Media Co. for The Courtyard Arts Centre as part of Lights Out: Discovering Gothic, a season of Gothic film and events funded by the BFI through the UK Film Audience Network, Film Hub South West & West Midlands.

"The Shining" - A Going Gothic short

Produced by The Rural Media Co. for The Courtyard Arts Centre as part of Lights Out: Discovering Gothic, a season of Gothic film and events funded by the BFI through the UK Film Audience Network, Film Hub South West & West Midlands.

"The Fly" - A Going Gothic short

Produced by The Rural Media Co. for The Courtyard Arts Centre as part of Lights Out: Discovering Gothic, a season of Gothic film and events funded by the BFI through the UK Film Audience Network, Film Hub South West & West Midlands.

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"Scream" - A Going Gothic short

Produced by The Rural Media Co. for The Courtyard Arts Centre as part of Lights Out: Discovering Gothic, a season of Gothic film and events funded by the BFI through the UK Film Audience Network, Film Hub South West & West Midlands.

"Frankenstein" - A Going Gothic short

Produced by The Rural Media Co. for The Courtyard Arts Centre as part of Lights Out: Discovering Gothic, a season of Gothic film and events funded by the BFI through the UK Film Audience Network, Film Hub South West & West Midlands.

Cinderella opening night video

Cinderella runs at The Courtyard from 29 November 2013 to 5 January 2014 www.courtyard.org.uk/panto

Spawn of the Dead: The Risen Dead Attack!

By Shooting Reel Productions A Courtyard Production (part of Lights Out: Discovering Gothic) A taster of the Spawn zombie theatrical experience on 15th November 2013. 30 contestants braved a two-mile route through the back alleys of Hereford, led by actors to complete their mission to get to the safe house in tact and uninfected! But over 55 zombies stood in their way. See their attempts to hit the finish line. Supported by The Jailhouse Funded by the BFI as part of the BFI Gothic Film season The Courtyard belongs to the Film Hub South West & West Midlands, part of the BFI's UK Film Audience Network (FAN)

One week to go until Cinderella opens!

Not long until Cinderella opens in Hereford, Cinderella is still cleaning. To book tickets look online at www.courtyard.org.uk/panto

Two weeks until pantomime opens

Not long now until Cinderella opens at The Courtyard, until then Cinderella is hard working in the cleaning cupboard. To book your tickets look online http://www.courtyard.org.uk/events/cinderella/

Spawn of the Dead - 24 Hours to go!

Hereford's first zombie chase event. Tickets for events sold out but there is still availability to join us at the Zombie disco this Friday night at Hereford's Jailhouse Nightclub or come and watch Shaun of the Dead (15) at 7.30pm in our Studio Theatre.

Spawn of the Dead: 3 days 'til the end

Only 3 days until zombie apocalypse. Tickets sold out but celebrate zombie-dom with our zomromcom Shaun of the Dead (15) 7.30pm this Friday. See you in the other world.

Spawn of the Dead - "One Week to Go"

Have you got the guts, brains and pace to escape the incoming zombie apocalypse? Friday 15 November, 7.30pm for screening of Shaun of the Dead (15) followed by zombie chase afterwards.

Cinderella at The Courtyard - Blind Date video

Look what happened when we got the three lovely ladies (Cinderella and the dames Maisie & Dosie Totes) in to meet the Prince as he picks which one of the three ladies sounds the best without seeing their faces... Who do you think he will pick? Cinderella runs at The Courtyard in Hereford from 29 November 2013 to 5 January 2014 www.courtyard.org.uk/panto

Spawn of the Dead - "The Dead Are Rising"

Spawn of the Dead Zombie Game - 15th November. Screening of Shaun of the Dead (15) followed by this interactive street game. 01432 340555 or wwww.courtyard.org.uk for more information or to book.

Cinderella Press Launch

Cinderella is The Courtyard's 2013 pantomime. Visit www.courtyard.org.uk/panto for more information as well as fun and games.

Jason and the Argonauts Reviews

Here's what the audience thought of Jason and the Argonauts. Visit www.jasonontour.co.uk for tour dates, games and more!

Jason & The Argonauts FINAL 1080p)

Jason and the Argonauts opens at The Courtyard on 27 September until 1 October. Thereafter the show goes on tour to the following venues: Jason and the Argonauts will be touring to the following venues 27 September -- 1 October THE COURTYARD, HEREFORD www.courtyard.org.uk 01432 340555 4 & 5 October PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WHITLEY BAY www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk 0844 248 1588 9 -- 11 October MITCHELL ARTS CENTRE, STOKE ON TRENT www.mitchellartscentre.co.uk 01782 409307 14 & 15 October OCTAGON THEATRE, YEOVIL www.octagon-theatre.co.uk 01935 422884 17 -- 19 October FORUM THEATRE, BARROW IN FURNESS www.theforumbarrow.co.uk 01229 820000 22 & 23 October PALACE THEATRE, REDDITCH www.redditchpalacetheatre.co.uk 01527 65203 24 October ROSES THEATRE, TEWKESBURY www.rosestheatre.org 01684 295074 For full details look online at www.courtyard.org.uk

Welcome to The Courtyard Youth Theatre

The Courtyard has a thriving Youth Theatre with over 450 young people attending weekly classes at The Courtyard or one of the sister youth theatre classes across Herefordshire. Led by professional drama practitioners and directors we deliver weekly sessions during term time. For more information please visit http://www.courtyard.org.uk/get-involved/youth-theatre/

15th Anniversary - Corporate Support

The Courtyard celebrates it's 15th anniversary this year. Find out more at http://www.courtyard.org.uk/support-us/seasonal/the-fifteen-fund/

#Courtlaughing Comedy Festival 2013

The second #Courtlaughing Comedy Festival took place at The Courtyard in Hereford from 7 - 9 June 2013. Headliner's included Phill Jupitus, Rich Hall and Josh Widdicombe. The Wye Valley Brewery Open Mic winner was Pete Beckley.

I Was A Rat workshop in Moccas Village Hall

The Courtyard team visited Moccas Village Hall to promote it's Circus Skills workshop for I Was A Rat

Circus Skills workshop at Kingsland Village Hall

To gear up for I Was A Rat The Courtyard led a circus skills and rat facts workshop at Kingsland Village Hall on Tue 9 April

Jungle Book - making of the show

Watch the cast being interviewed, and some footage of what goes on to putting the youth theatre show together for show week!

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Contact details

http://www.courtyard.org.uk/

The Courtyard
Edgar Street
Hereford
Herefordshire
HR4 9JR

52.062031, -2.71667

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