Built in 1968 as part of the new Civic Centre, Woodville Halls has hosted dance schools, local shows and national talent. The main auditorium is capable of seating 650 patrons across three levels or of being transformed into a flat floor space for cabaret performances for 380 seated at tables and 100 seated in the circle. Beneath the Main Auditorium is the Studio Theatre, sponsored by O2 Gravesend. This space is used to present familiar plays and new pieces of theatre and play hosts to the monthly Comedy Club. The Studio Theatre, sponsored by O2 Gravesend can accommodate up to 180 seated patrons and has a bar at the rear of the seating area.
The Woodville also has an art gallery on site, The Blake Gallery (named after British painter and illustrator Sir Peter Blake). At the front of The Woodville is a 'Community Square'. This large space is used for Cultural and community events, including outdoor concerts and theatre. There are several meeting and conference spaces in the venue and the main auditorium is used for exhibitions and key notes. Woodville is licensed for civil ceremonies and has a team on hand to arrange as much or as little as is required. School Proms, Parties and Celebrations are held at the complex throughout the year. The venue is owned by Gravesham Borough Council and is in receipt of a yearly subsidy.
Find us at...
- 15A Wrotham Rd
- DA11 0PA
Our family-friendly offer
Families are highly valued at The Woodville, there is a calendar of events which is truly diverse and fun for all ages. Also there is a way of catering for all needs by way of local parking, an easy walk from trains and buses, baby change and bottle warming, buggy parking, lifts to all areas, wheelchair spaces, good quality food and drink for kids (and grown ups!), plus great value group ticket deals for family and friends.
Woodville has six wheelchair spaces available with an adjacent companion's seat in the East Stalls. A lift is installed in the foyer and an accessible toilet facility is available at the back of the auditorium. Ramped access is also available for bigger scooters/beds etc via the Kent Room or stage doors of the venue.
Where possible (dependent on contracts) ticket concessions are offered for wheelchair patrons. An infrared hearing system is available for patrons sat in rows D to P in the stalls. Assistant dogs are permitted at all shows but we do ask for prior notice.
For any specific requirements, please contact the booking line on 08442 439 480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org