Live shows at the Allendale
Looking for a new venue to present shows?
Please note that 'normal' seating and table capacities, and events that we can host, have been affected by the Covid 19 situation. Please contact us for further details.
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:
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 and bar. Seating can be arranged theatre style, cabaret style, herringbone style (clear central floor) or in the round for floor-based performances.
Floor area (excluding stage) 196.1 sq. m. Ceiling height 4.9 m.
Proscenium arch stage with wings both sides, and rear crossover. Entry to stage via door & steps stage right.
Performance area (performers visible to audience, with tabs and mid-blacks fully open):
Upstage centre to downstage centre 6570mm.
Stage right to stage left (excluding wings) 7850mm.
The Quarter Jack Hall, with PA system, sprung wooden dance floor, curtains, bar and adjacent food/hot drink preparation kitchen, if required.
A more intimate and very popular space, seating can be arranged theatre style, 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.
Floor area 143 sq. m.
Ceiling height 2.8 m.
Learn more about our Audio/Visual Systems