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Esk Valley Theatre

Esk Valley Theatre

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The Esk Valley's own professional theatre company set amidst the rural splendour of the North York Moors. The company was established in 2005 and is now a major attraction during the month of August.

Acclaimed for the quality of its productions, theatregoers can also enjoy local pre-theatre lunches and dinners, before having drinks on the lawn and seeing a performance. The venue is the re-furbished Robinson Institute in Glaisdale with a charming 100 seat auditorium. Many performances sell out, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Visit for details or ring 01947 897587.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Free Parking, Garden

Opening details

"Due to unforeseen circumstances the Esk Valley Theatre will be closed during 2019.
We will post an update when we have news about the theatre's future.

Best wishes, Mark Stratton & Sheila Carter - Directors"


Prices vary, please check website or phone Box Office on 01947 897587.


The Robinson Institute,
North Yorkshire,
YO21 2PW



See location of Esk Valley Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NZ 774056  Lat: 54.43993 Long: -0.80810

By Road:
From the A171 follow signs for Glaisdale. If entering the village from the North, the Robinson Institute is a short way along on the left. From the South, pass Fords Butchers and the village shop, and the institute is approx. 100yrds on the right.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Free Parking, Garden

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesClear signage
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system


Please ring the box office for details about wheelchair access and facilities for disabled customers.