The Todmorden Hippodrome is a 485 seat Edwardian variety theatre nestling in the Upper Calder Valley town of Todmorden. Owned and run by the Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (or TAODS for short!) the Hippodrome was built in 1908 and is still presenting live events today. The Hippodrome presents a wide variety of events including musicals, plays, films, live music events and is home to the Hippodrome Youth Theatre, the youth section of TAODS.
Fundraising Screening of I Am Nasrine
Join us at the Hippodrome for a screening of this Bafta nominated film featuring Todmorden actor and TAODS member Steven Hooper. Click here for more information.
Todmorden Gang Show 2013 hits the stage
We welcome Todmorden Gang Show back to the Hippodrome for their annual show. Click here for details on the show and how to book tickets.
Free Films at the Hippodrome 1st and 2nd June
We're delighted that we now have a regular Community Cinema called The Electric Palace at the Hippodrome. Click here for details on all the films.
Tickets now on sale for our June Play
TAODS are proud to present the classic American Play 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' this June. Click here for more information.
New accessible toilet planned for the theatre
We hope that this July will see a new accessible toilet built in the foyer at the Hippodrome. Click here for more information.
Todmorden Gang Show 2013
A welcome return to the Hippodrome as the scouts, guides, brownies and cubs put on their annual show. Click here for more information.
Youth Theatre Christmas show 2013 announced
The Todmorden Hippodrome Youth Theatre is presenting the global musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, this December. Click here for more information. Royal Visit by HRH Prince Charles to the Hippodrome HRH Prince Charles came to visit the Hippodrome as part of his visit to Todmorden on 8th September 2010. It was an amazing day and we hosted a series of workshops with local school children. Click herefor more info and pictures of the event.