The Long Bar. Open whenever there is a show on. Why not pop in whether you are watching a show, or not?
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The Long Bar
The Long Bar is the Market Theatre's very own bar, open every show night before and after the show*.

So even if you're not coming to see a show, why not pop in before you go out on the town, or afterwards for a night cap!

OPENING TIMES:

Open 6.45pm 'til late whenever we have a show on.
The Long Bar in Pictures
The space above the Market Theatre was taken over in May 2005, and over a few months was transformed into The Long Bar.


Below are a few images of the bar as it is today, along with a picture history of it's creation.

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The Green Room end of the bar .
The Theatre Bar end.
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How it was!
Demolition begins
The Green Room end before building started
Demolition continues
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The area begins to be cleared
The area that will be the Theatre Bar
The shape of the bar appears
The entrance to the bar before the internal wall appeared
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New walls go up, including this wall for the ladies toilets
The cleared far end where the fireplace will go
The fireplace under construction
The fireplace completed
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The bar area receives its first undercoat
The artist Rosemary Bianchi begins to lay on the artwork
The artwork begins in the corridor
The theatre design opposite the bar
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The theatre design after further work
The floor boards go down
The painting continues
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Completed artwork in one of the alcoves
The wall of faces along by the toilets
Nearly complete the Floor awaits staining
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The openning of The Long Bar