The buildings that comprise the Grand Opera House York were not originally intended to be a theatre. The tall section was built as York’s Corn Exchange in 1868 and was meant to be used as a concert hall from time to time. The auditorium was originally a warehouse opening onto Kings Street. In 1902 after the Corn Exchange failed, the buildings were converted into the Grand Opera House by William Peacock. The theatre opened on January 20th 1902 with Little Red Riding Hood starring Florrie Ford.... Read more >>
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Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3024 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Groups Bookings: 0333 009 5391 Calls charged at local rate.
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Monday - Saturday: 12.00 - 5.30pm
On days with performances the box office remains open until 15 minutes after the start of the show.
If a performance is taking place on a Sunday or a Bank Holiday we are open 1 hour before the start of the performance.
During the one hour prior to the show start time priority is given to those attending that performance and ticket purchases for other shows may not always be possible.
ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.
Due to regulations any tins, cans and glass bottles are not permitted in the auditorium. These items will be confiscated on the door and returned at the end of the show.
Mon - Sat 12pm - 5.30pm