The Cheese and Grain has ramped access to the front door and both the venue cafe/bar and main hall are on a flat floor, with a wheel chair accessible toilet located at the front of the building by the box office. For those who need access to a hoist and changing bed, a spacious “Changing Spaces” toilet and wash room in the car park public toilet block. A key for this facility is kept in the box-office.

If an event is seated it will always be listed as such on our web-site. We have selected wheelchair spaces available. Please call our box office for advice.

The Cheese and Grain is primarily a standing venue, if you require seating or any other requirements for attending an event please contact the programme and production manager Rob Dahl ( as early as possible before the event date for assistance.


There are 21 dedicated disabled parking spaces in the Market Yard Car Park that surrounds our building.

Essential Companion Scheme

We are committed to making your visit an accessible and enjoyable experience. We would like everyone to enjoy the services we offer and in order to further this commitment, we have adopted the Essential Companion Scheme. This is offered to those who need somebody to be present in order to assist them to readily access the venue and its services through the means of mobility and guidance.

Further information plus an application form can be found by emailing our box office on or calling 01373 455 420.