Wellingborough's Castle theatre closed until further notice
All events, classes, screenings and shows have been suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus
Wellingborough's Castle Theatre has closed until further notice due to coronavirus.
A statement published on the theatre's website says it has taken the decision to close following the most recent official government recommendations regarding COVID-19.
It says: "We regret to inform you that Castle Theatre will be closed from Tuesday 17 March until further notice.
"All events, classes, screenings, shows and any other activities scheduled to take place at Castle Theatre will be suspended from this time onwards.
"We understand that this decision comes as a disappointment, but ultimately we all want to protect the health and safety of our communities and we believe this is the correct decision to make.
"With regards to tickets and refunds, we are dealing with each show on an individual basis in consultation with the promoters and agents and for those of you with tickets, we will be in touch as soon as possible.
"Please be assured that we are working as quickly as possible to understand the implications of this closure and to put the appropriate steps in place.
"We respectfully ask all customers to refrain from contacting our box office team or visiting the venue.
"It is currently unclear how long the theatre will need to remain closed, however we will be consulting with industry bodies and the government in the coming days and provide an update as soon as possible."
And the statement concluded: "For now, we would like to thank you for your understanding and patience, and to recognise the incredible efforts and support of our producers, partners and customers over this difficult period."