Who We Are

Leicester’s pub theatre was founded in 2012 by Off The Fence Theatre CIC with a successful run of Loughborough writer Thomas Scullys play Godot Was HereEarly 2013 and the walls were painted, seating hired and a unique stage was built on beer kegs. Upstairs at the Westerns first season that year featured 21 performances, giving audiences many opportunities to experience a wide variety of culture at affordable prices.

More permanent alterations to the space have been made since then and Upstairs at the Western is now firmly established as a fully equipped 40-50 seat multi-genre arts venue in Leicester’s west end (off Braunstone Gate), with 100+ shows per season. It is operated by a not-for-profit social enterprise Upstairs At The Western CIC) which has two objectives to be:-

Our programmes run from September to June each year – We promote events and shows through this web site, a printed brochure, local listings, our mailing list and social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Email: david.bell@upstairsatthewestern.com

Email: jess.richards@upstairsatthewestern.com

Email: frontofhouse@upstairsatthewestern.com

On 24 and 30 January at 7.00pm, we have an open meeting for people who are interested in the future ownership of the theatre (ow.ly/opcm30ngSyN) No need to book, just turn up. pic.twitter.com/e8SliDP386

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