About us

Connecting our community through the arts

The vision of The Old Town Hall is to encourage and promote a life-long interest In the arts and to support the development of creativity within our community.

We provide a safe space that is accessible, inclusive and affordable. We celebrate the power of performance and participation in the arts and hope to inspire a new generation to begin their creative journey with us, regardless of background or circumstance.

Situated in the heart of the old High Street, Hemel Hempstead, The Old Town Hall is owned, managed and funded by Dacorum Borough Council.


Our Mission

  • Inclusion – to promote diversity and inclusion in all of our work
  • Sustainability – to continue to reduce our environmental impact
  • Partnerships – to develop and support creative relationships
  • Programming – to provide a broad choice of arts events

Our Community and Our Place in It

Over the last 44 years The Old Town Hall has been the centre of old high street community, but the building has a history dating back to 1852

Sustainability in Everything We Do

The Old Town Hall is actively working to reduce its impact on the environment and will continue to respond to the climate crisis in an ambitious, committed and focused way.

The Best of Everyone, on and Off Stage

The Old Town Hall has a dynamic and collaborative working environment. Every department is integral to the Theatre’s work and the success of our productions.