The New Building

Square Chapel is a thriving venue in the heart of Halifax, we present a vibrant mix of shows, films, events and workshops and reach over 80,000 people every year.

We are really proud of our new building that opened on the 8th June 2017

The new building has greatly improved the experience for everyone who uses our building and creates a stunning, modern extension linking directly to our original Chapel and The Piece Hall.

The new Square Chapel contains:

  • A new extension with improved facilities
  • A smaller, multi-purpose auditorium for performances, film screenings and workshops
  • A welcoming café-bar
  • Improved access throughout
  • New dressing rooms
  • New and improved toilet facilities including a changing places Toilet
  • Dedicated space for committed volunteers
  • Direct access to The Piece Hall’s interpretation centre creating a seamless cultural quarter in the heart of Halifax

What this means for Halifax, for the arts and for you

For Halifax… Square Chapel is central to the new cultural quarter that includes The Piece Hall, Halifax Central Library and Orange Box Young People’s Centre, drawing more visitors and customers to the town and making Halifax one of the fastest growing cultural tourism destinations in England.

For the arts… The new Square Chapel means even more professional theatre, music, dance, comedy and film for our audiences along with a host of new ways to get involved with creative activities.

For you…Whether you visit, work or live in Halifax, the new Square Chapel brings new opportunities and offer first-class facilities, completely transforming your experience of the town.


We a charity and arts funded organisation and rely on support from funders, sponsors and the public. Here are ways you can help support

Ways to support >>

  • Join our mailing list

    Keep up to date with the latest going’s on at Square Chapel

  • Box office

    01422 349 422

    Sun & Monday: 10am - 6pm
    Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 8.30pm

    Café & Bar

    Sun & Monday: 10am - 6pm
    Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - late
    Food served
    Sunday & Monday: 11.30am – 2.30pm Tuesday – Saturday: 11.30am – 2.30pm & 5pm – 7.30pm

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  • Become a member

    Receive ticket discounts and a range of other benefits

  • How to find us

    Located centrally, opposite Halifax railway station, Square Chapel is right next door to the Piece Hall.