Love Nottingham Playhouse? We need your vote!

Tuesday 15th August 2017

Voting is now open to find the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 in Association with Smooth Radio, and Nottingham Playhouse is in the running! The winners of this year’s award will be decided by a public vote running between 12 noon on Wednesday 9 August and 12 noon on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

This year, there are more than 175 venues up and down the country competing for the coveted title, with the 12 Regional and National winners of the vote announced on 29 September 2017. The overall winner of the award will be announced at the UK Theatre Awards on Sunday 15 October.

Last year’s winner was The Mill at Sonning in Reading.

If you think Nottingham Playhouse is worthy of the UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre award, you can vote for us NOW at, where you’ll also be in with a chance of winning £200 in Theatre Tokens!

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to creating a warm and welcoming environment for our artists and audiences alike, and we work hard to make sure the Playhouse is open to everyone. If you’ve had a welcoming experience at Nottingham Playhouse, we’d love to hear about it! Your positive comments could help us to bring home the East Midlands regional award, and possibly the overall award too! Tweet your comments @nottmplayhouse using the hashtag #welcomingtheatre. And of course, don’t forget every vote counts, so head over to and vote today!