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Public (for parties of 1 - 9) Tour Dates: 2 April 2014, 14 May 2014, 18 June 2014, 23 July 2014. 

Group (for parties of 10+) Tour Dates: 6 March 2014*, 7 April 2014, 19 June 2014, 26 June 2014*, 24 July 2014, 25 July 2014
Times vary.  Call 0161 833 9833 for more information. 

Tours take between 90 minutes - 2 hours and areas that are covered by the tour include the hall, the production departments, backstage areas, dressing rooms and the Studio. The tour includes information about the history of the Royal Exchange building, the work and history of the Theatre Company and an insight into the production process.

It is important to keep in mind that the Royal Exchange Theatre is a working theatre, and sometimes certain parts of the building are not accessible. Nevertheless we endeavour to make your visit to the Exchange as exciting and pleasurable as possible.

Please note tours involve walking, standing and stairs.

Tours ends with tea/coffee and biscuits (included in the Ticket price) which will be served from Bar Exchange.

Tours cost £5 per person and are bookable via the Box Office on 0161 833 9833 or via email 

The tour ends with Tea/Coffee & Biscuits (included in the ticket price), which will be served from Bar Exchange.
Groups can book a traditional afternoon tea, to be served in the Great Hall post tour, for just £12.75 each (tour included in the ticket price).  * Please note afternoon tea will not be available on these marked dates.

These tours are aimed at those aged 9+.

Enquiries from schools and colleges, or for children under 9 years of age who may be interested in having a tour should contact Education on 0161 615 6697 or via email.


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