The Theatre

The Theatre


Mission Statement: 'Everybody can be Somebody'


Our Values

To excite young people about the arts

To provide a professional, educational ,and community arts facility that is accessible to all

To provide a training facility for young people who wish to access backstage elements of the arts industry


About the Venue

The SandPit Theatre is a multipurpose arts venue based on the campus of Sandringham School; a comprehensive secondary school with Artsmrk Gold status in the heart of Marshalswick, St.Albans.


The venue has a comfortable raked auditorium, seating up to 268 with a bright and welcoming foyer area complete with cafe and bar to provide refreshments. The modern and attractive theatre also has facilities for the disabled and baby changing.


Since the Theatre’s opening in 2001, we have endeavoured to provide a cultural hub for the whole community of St. Albans and further districts. A full programme of in-house productions from members of the school is complemented by productions from community groups, ensuring a wide variety of performances of all kinds:


  •        concerts and musicals
  •        theatre and film
  •        dance and comedy
  •        educational lectures and workshops
  •        Presentation and Awards evenings