The main venue for the performing arts in Trail is the beautiful Charles Bailey Theatre. The main theatre hosts concerts, theatre, comedy and more from well-known acts like the Barenaked Ladies to smaller emerging talent such as Lisa Nicole. With seating capacity of 721, the Theatre has an intimate atmosphere and all seats provide an excellent view of the stage. Smaller performances, events or meetings, the Muriel Griffiths Recital room next to the theatre holds 80-100 people. Check the website for a full calendar of scheduled events.
The Trail & District Arts Council programs three exciting series in these two venues: Jazz at the Griff; E2 Experiments in Entertainment; and the Teck Family Series. The Bailey Theatre and Muriel Griffiths Room are also available to rent.
The Theatre Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 10am – 2pm from September to June.
And from June 30 to August 31, the Box Office is open on Fridays only.
Online Ticketing is available at TheBailey.ca.
Established in the 1890s, Trail is flanked by the Monashee Mountains to
the west and the Selkirk Mountains to the east. A visit to Trail should
certainly include a tour of the Trail Museum, the Sports Hall of
Memories and the Teck Trail Operations Interpretive Centre – the huge
smelter complex at the heart of this small city has been in operation
for more than a century.
The Trail and District Arts Council is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to foster the arts in Trail and District by providing services and resources to the local affiliated arts, cultural and heritage organizations. The Council continues to raise awareness of the arts, and continues to offer the community the means to experience the diversity that artistic and cultural activities have to offer. The Arts Council partners with other community organizations in ways that will benefit arts, culture and heritage.