Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

Arthur Smith ‘SYD’ – new date of Saturday October 30th at 7:45pm

As you know the performance of this show on the 10th September has had to be cancelled as Arthur Smith’s accompanist Kirsty Newton has tested positive for Covid. However we have been able to arrange another date (Saturday 30th October) and we have held all the bookings for this new date. If you have already


Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

You can book tickets for Bond from today

Booking opened today for the new Bond film, Monday 13th September. There are an incredible 19 performances at the Corn Exchange  starting on Thursday 30th September with matinees on Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd, Wednesday 6th and Saturday 9th. Also keep your eyes peeled for some special events at the Old Post Office. Because of the


Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

New Update on Seating Arrangements

Dear Patrons, we reported last week on the survey results which led us to the decision to keep some form of distancing for all but three events. Regrettably due to the increasing number of Covid cases both locally and nationally we have had to restrict the seating for the Bond film and the Sinodun Players’


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