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The home of Grimsby's grassroots community theatre, arts, and music since 1936.

Grimsby Central Hall is the oldest surviving continuous concert venue in North East Lincolnshire.
Grimsby Central Hall houses two spacious halls: The Leo Solomon Main Hall, and the Roy Kemp Community Hall. These are both used for music and theatre concert events, along with arts and sports classes. In addition to this there are also several meeting and conference rooms, and large offices. 

Behind its doors on Duncombe Street is an arts and community center, with meeting rooms for conferences, training courses, and local creative groups.

The venue offers a Main auditorium with superb acoustics, and a seating capacity of 700, plus a 170-seat recital hall with one of Grimsby’s only surviving sprung dance floor!.

We are proud custodians of the historic Fisherman’s and Seaman’s Memorial Chapel reflecting Grimsby’s proud maritime heritage.

Want to use our facilities?

Grimsby Central Hall is available to hire for concerts, conferences, business meetings or social gatherings and can accommodate 7 to 700 people.
The Fisherman’s and Seaman’s Memorial Chapel is available for funerals, and remembrance.

If you are interested in using the hall for any events, or would like to volunteer your time, or have any ideas for an event, please contact our enquiries team on

Grimsby Central Hall is an independent non-profit making charitable trust, we are commited to keeping this iconic building alive, while catering for its future.

We offer variety and diverse entertainment, spanning all genres, from Pop and Rock, to Soul and Jazz, for music, and live theatre productions. We  also will be offering DJ nights, and themed events.

An iconic building in the centre of town, we aim to modernise the running of the hall, but still keep its heritage charm, and original features.

The Central Hall has been the beating heart of the local music community, offering a surprising diversity of entertainment, for 75 years. World famous orchestras, international jazz legends, heavy metal rock bands and chart topping pop stars have all performed at this iconic venue. It is also the spiritual home for many of the areas choirs and music societies.
Tickets for all concerts at are available from the Box Office situated at The Central Hall or call 01472 355025. We also sell tickets on behalf of Caxton Theatre Grimsby.
Box Office Opening Hours: 10.00am – 3.00pm Monday to Friday.

Grimsby Central Hall is a not for profit registered charity incorporated as a limited company.

The charity is managed by 9 local trustees who freely donate their time and expertise, supported by a small team of part-time staff and a nucleus of volunteers. 

We are raising funds to repair the roof and do required maintenance to the hall.

Our Crowd funding campaign is now live!

We are currently raising money to repair the roof, and to help us complete the ongoing restoration of the Hall.
There is a lot more to be done, and without the ongoing love and support from our donators, patrons and volunteers, the Grimsby Central Hall would not be able to survive.
We have rewards for certain pledges!
£20 receives a Grimsby Central Hall Cup, lovingly printed and brought to life by our volunteers in house at the hall.
£200 receives your name, or name of your business along with other people that have pledged this amount, on a special plaque honouring your pledge to the hall, immortalised as part of the history, and displayed in the box office, for all to see.
Although these rewards are available, any small amount given towards our cause is greatly appreciated.

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