Getting Here

The Albany Theatre,  Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ | Please use our new entrance to the Theatre on Albany Road.

By Car

SATNAV: CV5 6JQ: Head towards Coventry City Centre and onto Coventry Ring Road, exit the ring road at Junction 7 signposted Ikea. Exit the roundabout onto Butts Road (B4101) signposted Earlsdon, the Albany Theatre is located on the left hand side past the traffic lights.

Parking Information

There is a multistory car park 100m from the Entrance of the Theatre (pay on exit).

There are limited spaces directly in front of the building (pay and display), both run by Excel Parking. If you park at the front outside a marked bay you will get a Parking Charge Notice (£100). There is a 2m height restriction on the multistory car park. Both car parks accept coins only. Please note: on arrival you will find the barrier is already up. A new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system is in place. You MUST pay on exit or you will receive an automatic fine in the post.

Prices range from £0.50 for an hour, to £5.00 for 24 hours. Saturday-Sunday parking is £3.00 all day.

Blue Badge Holders – you must pay for parking either at the front of the building or in the multi-storey.

There is a ramp for access to the Theatre.

Alternative Car Parks

The next available car park is located on Moat Street (just off Junction 7). There is no charge for Blue Badge holders at this location, and maximum of £3.50 all day.

For more information see: Moat Street Parking

Drop Off Points

For guests and visitors, there is limited space to drop off outside the front of the Theatre.

For visiting companies and contractors, our Stage Door is located off Albany Road towards the rear of the building. The stage door is clearly signed. Everyone entering the theatre via the Stage Door must sign in.

Please note: there is no right of access or parking at any time at the rear of the theatre: you will get a Parking Charge Notice (£100).

By Bus

There is a bus stop directly outside the Theatre on Butts Road (Butts Radial Link Technical College) which serves services: 6, 6A, 10, 18, 19 and 47. For bus enquiries please visit Network West Midlands or call the travel line on 0871 200 22 33.

By Coach

Coaches can drop passengers off at the bus stop outside the theatre (see above). There is no facility for coach parking on site but Coventry Rugby Club is close by (Butts Park Arena) and you may be able to make direct arrangements with them to use their car park – call 02476 231 001.

By Train

The Albany Theatre is less than ten minutes walk from Coventry’s railway station.

What's On?

AAAAA (FiveA)
The Turville Militant Pacifists
Judy & Liza - 10th Anniversary Tour
Homeward Hie (CVFolk)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Macbeth: A Shakespeare Double Bill
NDFA National Drama Festival 2021
Romeo & Juliette
Joe Zalias and his Horrible Stunts for Kids Tour
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
A Perfect Likeness
All Above Board
Loop
Pulp Friction
Bernie Marsden - Whitesnake
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Queens Greatest Hits Performed By The Bohemians
Be Bop A Lula
Swan Lake
Ian & Vincent - Ballroom Boys Act Two
Karl Loxley- Classical Voices
The World Famous Elvis Show 2021
Emily Atack Has Left The Group
By the Waters of Liverpool
Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover
Clinton Baptiste Goes Stratospheric!
Macbeth
Darkside Pink Floyd
That'll Be The Day - 35th Anniversary
Strictly Sherlock
Legends of Swing with Down for the Count Swing Orchestra
Fairytale of New York
The Mersey Beatles 2021
A Christmas Carol
ACDC Experience
The Legends of American Country Show
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Special Kinda Madness
80s Live
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?
Giovanni - This is Me
Neil Jones - Gingerland
Ireland the Show
Jive Talkin'
Patti Boulaye - Aretha and Me
Big Girls Don't Cry
Rapunzel
Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions

Latest News

Join us this festive season as we invite you to delve into Charles Dickens’ timeless Christmas classic as it jumps from page to stage brimming with heart-warming merriment and Victorian charm.
From one exciting announcement to another, The Albany is overjoyed to have received a further grant from the government's Culture Recovery Fund that will provide vital support as they begin to reopen, recover, and rejuvenate! #HereForCulture
The Albany has got its sun hat at the ready as a new season of sizzling summer events is announced as part of Coventry’s diverse cultural offering for 2021.
Coventry’s Albany Theatre Trust has secured its long-term future that will see exciting new creative spaces developed for the benefit of all in its community.
Please see here for any updates regarding building closure, event cancellations, postponed shows, and what to do next.
Whilst many public performances have been postponed due to the pandemic, we want to keep our venue flourishing and endeavour to become a new home to many of Coventry's community and social groups.

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