Arts and heritage coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance | Arts and heritage coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance | Medway Council

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

The following venues are all closed, in line with government guidelines:

  • Upnor Castle
  • Rochester Castle
  • The Guildhall Museum
  • The Visitor Information Centre including Rochester Art Gallery
  • Eastgate House
  • Temple Manor
  • The Brook Pumping Station
  • The Central Theatre


The Chatham Central Theatre and Brook Theatre Box Office is closed.

You can buy tickets for 2021 at Medway Tickets Live and by phone on 01634 338 338.

All children's classes will run on a reduced and socially-distanced basis.

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