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Events at The Exchange

The Exchange is a venue owned by Richmond Council and leased to St Mary’s University under an agreement that the building is used for a mixture of university and community group activities and public events. The building has a 300 seat theatre, six multi-purpose rooms, and a bar. It is the building directly opposite the entrance to Twickenham station.

What’s On at The Exchange | Autumn 2023 | Events Programme


The Exchange will provide space and opportunity for creativity, expression, learning, and enjoyment.

Public events

The Exchange hosts a variety of public ticketed events in the theatre. These include films,  author/spoken word events, and programmed comedy, music, or theatre.

Community groups

The studio rooms are available for hire by local community groups and activities range from young people’s performing arts classes, after-school clubs, and adult well-being and educational classes.

Training and meetings

The studio rooms are available to hire by private companies, for training courses or meetings. Companies and groups will also be able to hold full day conferences using the theatre.


  • There are limited parking spaces near the venue for Blue Badge holders.
  • We have step free access from the street to the box office/ground floor of the building.
  • Lift access to all levels of the venue.
  • Accessible toilets on the ground level, 2nd, and 4th.
  • Café and Bar located on 1st floor is accessible by lift.
  • We have 2 wheelchair spaces with room for 1 companion seat each in Row J Seats 1-4.
  • Step free access in the theatre is Row J and the aisle seats are J5, J23, J24.
  • All other rows in the Theatre do have steps up or down. From the entrance there are 17 steps down to Row A (front row) and 10 steps up to Row P (back row).

For more infirmation, please read our accessibility statement.

The Exchange operations

The Exchange main operational and box office hours are Monday to Thursday between 10am and 5pm.

Contact details

The Exchange,
75 London Road,

Contact us via email:
Tel: 020 8240 2399