During the current situation, our priority is to continue providing essential council services, while protecting the health and wellbeing of our residents.

On 18 May, the following venues re-opened:

The following venues will remain closed until restrictions are lifted and can be opened safely:

  • Upnor Castle
  • Eastgate House
  • Temple Manor
  • The Brook Pumping Station.


From Monday 19 July The Brook and Central Theatres will re-open fully.

You can buy theatre tickets online at Medway Tickets Live or by phone 01634 338 338.

We are continuing to update our guidance in line with our health and safety advisor and the recommendations from the government. 

For those attending shows from September 2021, we are reviewing the recommendations and will advise all customers of the requirements nearer the time. 

Medway Archives Centre

Medway Archives Centre is open for pre-booked appointments only.

Creative sector support

Together with support from partners and other local authorities, we have brought together information and advice to support the creative sector. 

More about creative sector support.

Read more about creative activities and opportunities.

More COVID-19 updates