Live shows at the Allendale








Looking for a new venue to present shows?


At the Allendale, Wimborne, we regularly host live performances including music, dance and theatre shows.

Seating flexibility means we can present comedy, plays, dance events, standing gigs, seated concerts and more, and we offer a professional service from a team widely experienced in theatre and live entertainment. If you're a performer, company manager, musical director etc., why not consider the Allendale as a one-off or regular venue?   

We offer a choice of versatile spaces:





Gulliver Room                                   Julian Room                    Canford Room

The Gulliver Room, Julian Room and Canford Room are also available to hire as Green Room or dressing room(s).


The Allendale is centrally located in Wimborne Minster, an easy journey from Bournemouth, Poole, M27 or A31. There's easy loading from our private car park and nearby customer parking (free after 6pm). It's also home to Cafe @ the Allendale, available to supply catering required for your event.


Looking for a new venue on a one-off or regular basis? Give the Allendale a try!


Please get in touch for further details and to arrange a viewing - we look forward to hearing from you! 








The Minster Theatre, with pros arch stage, sound system, stage lighting, sprung wooden dance floor, bar and up to 300 seating capacity (theatre style). Seating can also be arranged cabaret style, herringbone style (clear central floor) or in the round for floor-based performances.  

Please also discover more about our Audio/Visual Systems

The Quarter Jack, with PA system, sprung wooden dance floor, blackout curtains, bar and adjacent food/hot drink preparation kitchen, if required.

A more intimate and very popular space, perfect for audiences of up to about 90 (depending on seating and performance space required). 

Seating can be arranged end-on, in the round, thrust or cabaret style. The Quarter Jack is also ideal as a rehearsal room or large dressing room when using the Minster Theatre.

Please also discover more about our Audio/Visual Systems