The Nomad Theatre

Covid-19: Nomad Theatre Programme news

We are looking at rescheduling many shows and we will keep in touch to keep you up to date with news of our activities.

The latest guidance (here) has been reviewed and confirmed to us via the Little Theatre Guild (here) that theatres can continue with rehearsals and performances in a COVID-secure location, providing no individual group is greater than six and such groups should not mingle.

So in practice we can operate a cast and crew with social distancing, plus an audience* and FOH teams. 

* If you are watching a performance, you should:

  • only attend in a group of no larger than 6, unless attending with those you live with or your support bubble.
  • socially distance from people you do not live with (or who are not in your support bubble) – we will take measures to adhere to this when booking tickets.

Nomes Youth Theatre is open…

There is an exemption to the legal gatherings limit for the purposes of education, training, formal registered childcare, and supervised activities for children (including before and after school clubs, or other out-of-school setting provision for children.

Youth groups and other children’s groups are also exempt from the gatherings limit. Family and friends can continue to provide informal childcare as long as groups from different households don’t exceed 6 people and the activity is strictly limited to childcare needs.

There’s more information on how we are keeping a Covid-safe environment for Nomes on the website here.

In many ways, we are lucky to be in a position where the cost of opening will not be prohibitive, so we have every confidence in the continuation of The Nomad Theatre and all our groups. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back, as soon as it’s safe to do so.Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you at future Theatre events

The Nomad Council

Welcome to The Nomad Theatre

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We are a community, not-for-profit theatre group, occupying a professionally designed theatre space. We produce a variety of shows, year-round, as well as showcasing affiliate groups on our stage.

How to book

Tickets are available online here – Book Now.  You can also book by phone 01483 284747 and leave a message on the answerphone, a member of the team will call you back or you can call in to the theatre on Saturdays 10-12.30.  You can pay by cash, cheque or credit card.

Find us

You will find the Nomad Theatre behind the shops in Bishopsmead Parade, East Horsley, KT24 6RT.  Look for our swinging sign and drive under the archway between the coffee shop and the Post Office. See the map for parking.

Other activities

We have a thriving group for youngsters (Nomes Youth Theatre), a regular community lunch & speaker event (Prompt Corner – get involved by emailing), the amazing annual event Play In A Week and plenty of opportunities to socialise at a Club Night, social event or Tuesday social evenings.

If you wish to join us or have any query for the team then leave a message on the answerphone 01483 284717 or email [email protected]

Don’t forget you can also follow us on social media! 

Next auditions…

Check back for details of upcoming auditions.

To act in any of our productions, you must become a member – see our Get Involved page for all the details.


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Bishopsmead Parade
East Horsley
KT24 6RT office 01483 284717
box office 01483 284747
[email protected]

How to get involved

Would you like to volunteer with us? Join as a member to act or direct? Become a ‘Friend’?

Visit this page – How to get involved

We invite any member who feels they have some expertise in customer service, marketing, secretarial skills (or any other organisational skill), and can devote some of their time to help the Nomads to flourish to talk to a member of the Council.  We need more members to work behind the bar, join the Front of House team, join the box office team, help build and paint the sets and much more.

Just looking for the forms? See below:

Membership form & details of membership types

‘Friends’ payment form

The Council

Chairman : Moyra Brookes

Deputy Chairman: (position vacant)

Treasurer : Tony Bowdery

Artistic Director : Jackie Shearer

Secretary : Elaine Burns

Technical Manager: Justin Cobb

Theatre Manager: Justin Cobb and David Martin carry out the tasks

PIAW: Lisa Arnold

Greenroom Chairman:  Hedda Johnston

Young Nomad Representative: vacant

General Members: Annabelle Lawrence (Marketing & Publicity)

NPL Nominee: Liz Vessey, David Martin 


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