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Your Visit

Whether you’re coming to see world-class theatre or catch the latest blockbuster film, we want you to enjoy every moment at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. We hope you will find the following information useful when it comes to planning your visit so that you can have the best experience possible even before you receive our warm, friendly SJT welcome.

The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1JW

Please note all times below may be subject to change.

The SJT Box Office is open for in-person bookings:
Monday – Saturday, from 10am.
It will usually close 15 minutes after the last event of the day has begun.

You can call us on 01723 370541 (phone lines are open 10am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday), email us with any booking queries and of course, you can book online

Eat Me Café @ the SJT
On our first-floor (lift available!), offering an eclectic mix of British & Asian food, daily specials, cocktails, craft beer and a whole lot more besides!

Monday - Saturday from 10am
(last orders 6.30pm Mon-Wed and 7.30pm Thur - Sat).

Contact the Eat Me team directly to book your table via 07445 475328 or email.
You can follow Eat Me Cafe on Facebook and Twitter.

Shop at SJT

Run by a cooperative of local artisans selling a wide range of cards and hand-crafted gifts. For updates, follow the Shop on Facebook and Twitter.

Usual opening hours:
Mon - Wed, 5 - 7.30pm
Thur, 12 - 7.30pm
Fri, 12 - 2.30pm & 5 - 7.30pm
Sat, 12 - 7.30pm


Parking and transport

Evening parking: Railway Station car park approx. 30 metres
Daytime parking: Blue badge holders can park on Hanover Road which runs behind the theatre 20 metres (approx.)
Both Hanover Road and the Railway Station are very accessible places for being dropped off and being picked up. Staff can wait with you, or meet you there on request.

Disabled parking
Other than Hanover Road, the nearest disabled parking bay is on Albemarle Crescent (approx. 100 metres into the town centre).

Public Transport

Bus stops are located directly opposite the theatre. Arriva Buses (Whitby route): 0870 6082608
East Yorkshire Buses (Filey route): 01482 22 22 22
National Express buses: 08717 818178 

Scarborough Park and Ride
Available seven days a week at two sites - Seamer Road (service 64) and Filey Road (service 165). Both sites have free parking spaces and are served by wheelchair accessible buses operating at least every 15 minutes. The nearest stop to the SJT is York Place (approx. 100 metres into the town centre). The last buses from York Place currently leave at 6.44pm (64) and 6.49pm (165). The car park at each site closes 15 minutes after the last bus arrives. Running times are later during peak and summer periods.
There is a taxi rank directly opposite the theatre.
Wheelchair-friendly taxis: 01723 366366
Community transport
Scarborough Dial-A-Ride: 01723 354434 (Evening service - Tuesdays and Thursdays). 

National Rail
08457 484950
The last train from Scarborough leaves at 9.34pm (Monday to Saturday).

How to find us

By road

From London and the South: M1 then A64
From Edinburgh and the North: A1 then A171
From Liverpool and the West: M62 then A64

Keeping You Safe

We fully support anyone who may wish to continue to wear face coverings whilst visiting the Stephen Joseph Theatre, and provide them free at the main entrance, along with hand sanitiser.  We maintain high levels of cleanliness throughout the building and fully ventilate our theatres.   We continue to monitor and  follow all relevant government guidance.

social spotlight

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funded by
Arts Council England
Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough
Discover Yorkshire Coast