Visit

Welcome to the EM Forster Theatre and Studio. We hope that your visit to us will be most enjoyable. Here is some information to help your journey.

Parking - Parking for the theatre is at the Tonbridge School Centre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AD. This is free and is an 8-minute walk to the theatre.

Train - The theatre is a 15-minute walk from Tonbridge train station and the pedestrian access is marked on the map below.

Pedestrian Access - Access via the main school entrance, walk through the archway and follow the signs.  Please see the access points on the maps below.

Tonbridge Area Map

Theatre Access Map

Venues Map

Booking Information

Booking Online

Visit our What's On page and follow the simple instructions on screen.
Confirmation of your booking will be emailed to you.

Tickets can be printed at home (click on the link on your email to download), they can be collected from the theatre or they can be posted for £1.

Online Booking is available until 30 minutes before the performance.

Booking in Person

The ticket office is open for in person bookings Monday to Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm or an hour before the show start.

Booking by telephone - Tel: 01732 304241

Please have your credit/debit card ready when calling. We accept Mastercard/Visa/Solo/Maestro. We regret we are unable to accept payment via American Express. On receipt of your tickets, please check the details are correct. All pre-paid tickets must be collected from the ticket office at least fifteen minutes before the start of the performance.

Ticket Office Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm (or 1 hour before the show start time)

Vouchers

EM Forster Theatre Vouchers are available for purchase online, in person from the Ticket Office, or over the phone (01732 304241)

Concessions & Ticket Prices

Reduced price tickets may be available on some performances and only where stated. Age restrictions may apply.

Free tickets for Carers are offered on some performances, please contact the Box Office for details.

Where a group rate is available please contact the Box Office to arrange your tickets.

Babies 2 years and under may be admitted free of charge. Children older than 2 years will require a ticket and seat. Booster seats are available at the theatre. If your baby becomes distressed we expect patrons to leave the auditorium.
 Once any ticket is purchased at full price no discounts or concessions will be made retrospectively.

Reservations
We do not take reservations.

Groups
 If you are looking to bring more than 10 people to a show or film, please contact our Box Office on 01732 304241.  Some, but not all shows have a group discount. This will be clearly advertised on our website or on the show flyer, but you are welcome to check with the Box Office when you make your booking.

 

Access Information

Access Information

We aim to make everyone welcome and if you have any concern so particular access questions please feel free to call the theatre on 01732 304241.

Parking

Due to the current building work Blue Badge parking is by the School Shop on the left as you enter via the Avenue Entrance to the school. You can then walk through the Vere Hodge building to the get to the theatre. This is all on the same level with no steps.

Auditorium

The floor in the stalls of the auditorium is carpeted and there are not steps to Row H. We can accommodate wheelchairs at each end of the row. These must be booked through the Box Office 01732 304241.

There is a lift up to the Circle and Circle foyer but there are steps in the auditorium.

EM Forster Studio

This black box studio is the right of the Box Office and has no steps. If it is laid out with tiered seating we can accommodate wheelchairs on the first row on the ground.

Toilets

There is an adapted toilet on the entrance level to the theatre which also has baby changing facilities.

 A hearing aid loop system is installed in the auditorium for the hard of hearing.

 

   

TERMS AND PRIVACY

Booking Fees - Our Terms & Conditions

There is a £2 transaction fee charged by the theatre.
An additional £1 is payable if you would like your tickets posted.

Why do we charge a transaction fee?

Booking fees cover the cost of running the box office, bank charges, computer technology and tickets, ensuring that our customers enjoy the best possible customer service.

All tickets and booking fees are non-refundable.

Tickets can only be offered for re-sale when an event is sold out. A credit voucher will be issued and the booking fee retained by EM Forster Theatre.

To put tickets up for resale please contact the Box Office on 01732 30-4241.

If you have not paid for your tickets to be posted, please show your email confirmation to the Box Office to collect your tickets, at least 15 minutes before the start of the event, with your proof of concession (if applicable).

Or you can choose to Print at Home

In the event of a performance being cancelled ticket holders can book for an alternative performance of the same show (subject to availability) up to the seat value on the ticket. Alternatively, we can issue the ticket holder with a credit voucher for the value of the original tickets or a refund for the value of the original tickets.

Management reserves the right to refuse admission.

Latecomers may be admitted to the auditorium at a suitable break in performance.

Photography, video and sound recording, smoking, vaping and the use of mobile phones and pagers in the auditorium are strictly prohibited.

Smoking and vaping is not allowed anywhere on the school site.

Only refreshments bought in the cafe/bar are allowed in the auditorium and we request that you respect performers and other patrons when consuming refreshments during an event.

The event promoter may record or take photographs of performances. However, if it does so, customers will be informed before the performance.

Concessions & Ticket Prices

Reduced price tickets may be available on some performances and only where stated. Age restrictions may apply.

Free tickets for Carers are offered on some performances, please contact the Box Office for details
Where a group rate is available please contact the Box Office to arrange your tickets.

Babies 2 years and under may be admitted free of charge. Children older than 2 years will require a ticket and seat. Booster seats are available at the theatre. If your baby becomes distressed we expect patrons to leave the auditorium.

Once any ticket is purchased at full price no discounts or concessions will be made retrospectively.

Reservations

We do not take reservations.

Groups

If you are looking to bring more than 10 people to a show or film, please contact our Box Office on 01732 304241.

Some, but not all shows have a group discount. This will be clearly advertised on our website or on the show flyer, but you are welcome to check with the Box Office when you make your booking.

 

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