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The Mercury Theatre in Colchester, Essex is at the heart of the town's arts scene - an active theatre venue involved in putting on plays of national and international importance, as well as in the creation of its own theatre pieces by local artists (Made in Colchester). An evening out at the Mercury Theatre is a perfect way to end a day of sightseeing or shopping in Colchester town centre.
Mercury Rising is an exciting £9.8 million redevlopment project that is currently in its final stages, which will modernise and transform the Mercury, safeguarding its future for the Essex community. Improvements include:
- A transformed foyer space,
- Redeveloped main audiorium with additional seating
- Full accessibility throughout for the first time
- New rehearsal and community spaces equipped to support the best new talent
- Extended backstage facilities
- A new all-day cafe/bar area
Please visit the Mercury Theatre's website or social media channels for updates on when the new building will be able to open safely to the public.
Buy your tickets for events at the Mercury Theatre by phone, online or in person. Various offers and discounts exist for different shows, so check out the Mercury Theatre website for more details.
The Mercury Theatre Box Office is open from 10am to 8pm, or 90mns before shows.
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for hearing impaired
- Facilities for visually impaired
- Wheelchairs available
Booking & Payment Details
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Baby changing facilities
- Children welcome
- Facilities for educational visits
- Facilities for groups
- Guided tours for groups
Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities
- Air conditioning
- Bar area
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for corporate hospitality
- Parking with charge
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Onsite Catering
- Public toilets
- Smoking not allowed
- Accepts groups
- Coach parties accepted
Map & Directions
By Road: The closest car park to the Mercury Theatre is St Mary's Car Park. Discount parking vouchers can be bought in advance from the Theatre alongside show tickets. Find out more information about parking offers on their website.
Public Transport Directions
By public transport:
The Mercury Theatre is convieniently located in the heart of Colchester Town Centre, approximately 1 mile from the train station.