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Where will you find The Witham?

You’ll find us in the middle of the main street of Barnard Castle. Our address is The Witham, 3 Horse Market, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8LY. Access through the front is from Horse Market itself and through the rear via the bottom end of Morrison’s car park. Wheelchair access is simplest from the back of the building.

How we are ensuring that The Witham is COVID-19 secure.

Opening times have changed as a result of Covid-19, so please check the times on our home page for the latest information.

The Witham is a community arts centre in the heart of Barnard Castle the capital of Teesdale. For the moment, films and performances of all kinds are limited, but both our café and shop are open. You can sit inside our café or overflow into the light and airy Gallery at the front of our building. We also have tables outside in our meadow. Community events restarted mid September 2020 and continue subject to Government guidelines allowing this.

Take a look at What’s On for the latest information of what has been scheduled.

If you leave us a message on 01833 631107, one of us will get back to you, though please be forgiving if it takes longer than normal because of people working from home. Email us at [email protected].

Our programme includes all types of music, dance, film, theatre, screenings, comedy gigs, lectures and markets. There are also regular weekly sessions for a variety of groups. Please look at the What’s On section of this website for the latest information about what is currently available.

With an art gallery, box office shop and café bar normally available to you, The Witham is a great place to socialise, whilst enjoying good food and drink with plenty of space around you. With an exciting array of gigs and events lined up, there is always something for everyone.

Opening hours

Because of Covid 19, these have changed and may change again, so please see our home page for the latest information.