Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

The bar is now open for all evening performances

We’re pleased to announce that the bar is open from 7pm for all evening performances and also in the interval for all live shows. We would ask all patrons to observe the normal socially distanced rules in the foyer, and also leave space between yourselves and others, with an option to wait outside if there

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Full Seating from the end of November

We are pleased to announce that there will be full seating for all films and shows from the end of November including the two live shows Arthur Smith is SYD and Jess in November. We have done this inline with current practices and guidelines elsewhere. If you have already booked tickets for events and feel

Monday, December 21st, 2020

Corn Exchange awarded a grant from the Culture Recovery Fund

The Corn Exchange in Wallingford has been awarded a total sum of £40,700, (payable in three stages) from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, setup to ensure that arts venues are able to continue operation despite the current Covid pandemic. The award was made by the British Film Institute on behalf of the Department of Culture,

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Sinodun Players and Corn Exchange awarded Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Corn Exchange in Wallingford and the Sinodun Players, resident company and owner of the theatre, have received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest possible honour for voluntary groups in the UK.

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Planning appeal turned down

We had the wonderful news recently about the refusal of the planning appeal for apartments abutting the Corn Exchange. The Planning Inspectorate said that she was “considerably concerned” about the impact on future occupants of the appeal scheme from “structure-borne noise”. She found “serious question marks over a number of assumptions made” as part of

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Sound in the Cinema

The standard level for film sound in an Auditorium is 7.0 on the calibrated Dolby™ Volume level control. However, many cinemas including this one, have found that this setting can allow excessive sound levels on some film soundtracks. However, as part of the experience, the sound in a cinema will always be louder than that