This lively arts centre offering more than 50 arts and crafts workshops every week, providing opportunities for amateur groups and local bands. The centre is open 6 days a week and offers everything from Flamenco dancing to Indian embroidery. Activities ranging from stage fighting to kite-making feature for children and teenagers.
For information about activities please see the What's On section.
The Gallery runs regular exhibitions. Exhibitions are booked well in advance. If you are interested in showing your work call 01296 424332.
The centre is fully accessible, there are disabled parking bays close to the main doors. Access to the theatre and studios is at ground level. Our staff will be happy to help if required.
Food and drink
Our coffee bar is open most mornings and afternoons. The bar opens at 7pm on Fridays and Saturdays for pre-show drinks, you can pre-order your interval drinks using the pre-order forms in the bar. The bar also opens for post show drinks.
We sell a range of arts and crafts materials and equipment, so not only can you take part in a workshop, you can buy your equipment here too, at very competitive prices.
Monday – Thursday 10am – 9.30pm
Friday 6pm – 10.30pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm and 6pm – 10.30pm
How to find us
Call 08457 484950 for details.
A number 8 bus runs from the town centre bus station, bay 8, every 20 minutes. Call 0870 608 2608 for details.
Queens Park is just off Walton Road – we have our own free car park.
We are a very short walk from Aylesbury town centre. Click here to view a map.
Membership of the Queens Park Art Centre and the Limelight Theatre costs just £12 per year (£8 for concessions). Members receive discounted workshops and 20% off 2 tickets per show, plus an invitation to the AGM. Family membership costs £25. Volunteers receive free membership. People in extreme financial difficulties may receive discounted or free membership (ask at reception for more details).
Tickets can be bought or reserved in advance (or on the day if not sold out). You can do this in person, by telephone, by fax or by email. Reserved tickets can be held for 7 days without payment, or until half an hour before the event, whichever is the sooner. Unpaid tickets outside this time will be released. We recommend that you buy tickets in advance or telephone to check availability. Remember to tell us how many tickets you want, the name and date of the performance or workshop, you name, address and contact number, so that we can confirm your booking.
Call: 01296 424332 or 431272
Fax: 01296 336373
Email: email@example.com (mark your email tickets, reservation or booking)
Post: Queens Park Arts Centre, Queens Park, Aylesbury, HP21 7RT
Ways to pay
We only accept access, visa or switch payments for bookings over £10. Please make cheques payable to Queens Park Centre and enclose a stamped addressed envelope if you want the tickets posted to you.
If you are under 16 or in full time education, unemployed, over 60/65 or hold a Leisure Card you are eligible for the concessionary ticket price There is also a group booking discount – one free ticket for groups of more than 10. Only one concession may be applied to any one booking.
If you would like to go on the mailing list and receive our seasonal brochure, please give us your contact details and we will keep you informed.
This service continues to function due to the dedication of the staff and over 50 volunteers. If you would like to help your local arts centre, give something back to the community, widen your circle of friends, work in a friendly environment, share your expertise and develop your skills, then why not become a volunteer?
Our volunteers help run the coffee bar, work on the box office, behind the bar and backstage. Volunteers receive free membership. If you want to become a volunteer call 01296 424332 and ask for more information on volunteering.
Date Updated: 29/07/11
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