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It's been a long time coming, but next week the box office and café at Haverhill Arts Centre will swing back into action




The Haverhill Arts Centre café and box office are due to re-open on Monday, having been shut since the first lockdown in March 2020.

The opening hours of both are 10am to 2.30pm, Monday to Saturday.

Mel Bassett, the catering manager, said: “We’ve been away for too long and I can’t wait to welcome back all our loyal customers and hopefully some new ones too.

Catering manager Mel Bassett and Mary Argent, who works at the box office are looking ahead to the Haverhill Arts Centre Café and box office reopening on July 19, having been shut since March 2020. Picture by Mecha Morton.
Catering manager Mel Bassett and Mary Argent, who works at the box office are looking ahead to the Haverhill Arts Centre Café and box office reopening on July 19, having been shut since March 2020. Picture by Mecha Morton.

"Please come along, have a coffee and help us get back in the swing of things.”

The café has slightly reduced its capacity to allow for greater social distancing while both it and box office have had screens installed for the protection of customers and staff and additional cleaning procedures have been introduced throughout the building.

Sara Marsh, from the arts centre, said: “Many of our customers are going to be really happy to be able to buy tickets in person again.

Haverhill Arts Centre catering manager Mel Bassett with Mary Argent, at the box office. Picture by Mecha Morton
Haverhill Arts Centre catering manager Mel Bassett with Mary Argent, at the box office. Picture by Mecha Morton

"And our friendly regular box office team of Mandy, Nicola, Helen and Patrick will be ready, waiting to say hello and offer their help in any way they can.”

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