The Courtyard

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Edgar St, Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR4 T: 01432 340555

The Courtyard in Hereford

The Courtyard, Hereford

The Courtyard opened its doors to the public for the very first time on September the 18th 1998. The culmination of five years of vision, fundraising and determination resulted in one of Herefordís newest and most striking buildings and one of the regionís premiere new arts facilities.

The Courtyard is built on the site of the former municipal swimming baths that in its latter years had served as the Cityís theatre and arts centre. However, this building was of very poor quality and it was obvious that significant amounts of money would have to be spent to bring it up to modern standards. With the advent of the National Lottery and the appointment of Jonathan Stone as the buildingís new Artistic Director, the concept of a brand-new venue for Herefordshire was born.