Covid 19 Policy

Smock Alley is abiding by all government protocols in regards to the safe assembly of groups of people.

From the 7th December 2021 we will operate at 50% capacity in all our spaces.

We request that you wear a face covering for the duration of your visit.
We also ask for COVID certificates / proof of vaccination or proof of recovery from COVID, along with ID, in order to enter the theatre.

Smock Alley has introduced an entrance and exit process and you may be asked to leave the auditorium by a different exit to the one you came in. Please follow all instructions from the Front of House staff in this regard.

Smock Alley has introduced a rigorous cleaning protocol. Please be assured that the building, auditorium and the seats are thoroughly cleaned before and after every performance. Hand sanitisation points are available throughout the building. Please use them as often as you need to.

Please continue to observe social distancing when waiting for the bathroom facilities.
Please continue to observe good cough/sneezing etiquette.

Your visit to Smock Alley will be based on the assumption that you are well enough to gather in a group. If you display any of the following symptoms, please do not visit the theatre.

– Fever
– Cough
– Breathlessness
– Sore Throat
– Blocked/Running Nose


It might feel a little different, but we’re very much looking forward to welcoming you to the theatre!