Concert venues with grand pianos are also listed together at the end of this guide.
ATTIKON, Evagora Pallikaridi, Paphos. Contact: Mr Antonis Neophytou, Tel: 26932014 at Paphos Municipality Cultural Services in the Town Hall. Outdoor cinema and large indoor hall next to Palia Ilektriki Restaurant – Cafe. Used for film screenings, plays and concerts with around 240 seats, sound and lighting. No stage, no piano, no bar, no toilets but facilties next door in the cafe.
Directions: Just up from Kennedy Square in the upper town centre.
ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS III LYCEUM, (1st Paphos Lyceum), 7 Georgiou Griva Digeni Avenue. Paphos 8047. Tel: 26821055. Large hall with 350 good, fixed, cinema-style seats, two grand pianos and stage, sound and lighting equipment. There are toilets but no bar. To book the hall, take a letter addressed to the school, to the Headmaster, requesting the date you require. The people in charge for all schools is the Paphos School's Authority located in the high school in Geroskipou. The Lyseum Headmaster will forward your letter to the Authority for permission.
Directions: School opposite the Municipal Gardens, which is behind the Town Hall, just off Kennedy Square
AMVRO MONICA MUSIC HALL, Arch. Makarios III Street, Emba, Paphos. Tel: 26273333. Underground hall with large stage and theatre style facilities. Open to promoters.
Directions: Next to the petrol station on the top road from Paphos old town to Cholrakas.
AGIA KYRIAKI CHURCH (St Paul’s Pillar) Paphos. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Lovely ancient stone church with monthly organ recitals and occasional choral and classical concerts.www.paphosanglicanchurch.org
Directions: Head into town along the Tombs of the Kings Road and go straight over the roundabout by the Mall, then take the first right at the lights by the big church. Turn right at the T junction, then left, over the staggered crossroads, right at the T junction, park in the car park and walk the last part.
EN PLO, Paphos Castle Square. Contact: Mr Antonis Neophytou, Tel: 26932014 at the Paphos Municipality Cultural Services at the Town Hall. Also co-ordinates other venues in town. Hall mostly used for art and craft fairs and as a dressing room for concerts at the Castle Square. No catering or toilets but facilities nearby.
Directions: The venue is almost the last building along the Harbour before the castle.
THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF PAPHOS, 100 Aristotelous Savva Avenue, Anavargos, Paphos 8060. Tel: 26821700. Email: email@example.com. www.paphosinternationalschool.com. Large, private school with a huge sports centre and a big sports hall with a high ceiling, so acoustics like a Cathedral! Stage with apron, upright piano, 400 seats plus a balcony. Used mostly for sports events plus some concerts and plays. Email Managing Director for rates.
Directions: Head north out of town from Debenhams roundabout, Take the first exit at the big roundabout at the end of the highway, then take the second exit at the next roundabout. Go straight up the hill and bear right and the school will be found on the right.
LA SCALA DE PAPHOS, Paphos Academy Of Fine Arts, Thetidos Street, Paphos. Contact Polis Charalambous. Tel: 99632346. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A hall in a music school that is open to promoters of all genres. Stage, piano, PA, 85 seats, catering available, must end by 10pm.
Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right at the two Dima lighting shops, then left at the kiosk just past Dominos Pizza and immediately right and the venue will be found on the right.
MARKIDION MUNICIPAL THEATRE, 27 Andrea Geroudi Street, Paphos. Tel: 26932571. Contact: Mr Antonis Neophytou, Tel: 26932014 at Paphos Municipality Cultural Services in the Town Hall. With 414 steeply raked seats, full facilities, piano.
Directions: The theatre is next to the Karavella bus station in the upper town, just off the Polis Road behind the petrol station.
PALIA ILEKTRIKI Art Gallery and Concert Hall, 8 Vladimerou Herakleous Street, Paphos.Large hall, small hall, restaurant opposite, courtyard. Used for art exhibitions, concerts and meetings. 200 seats. Sound, projector, screen, some lights, no piano. Bookings - Nikoletta at Paphos Municipality Tel: 26822359. Operations - Marios Tel: 99407464.
Palia Ilektriki Restaurant – Cafe. Contact Manager: Vasos Savva. Tel: 99452548, 26222157. Small inside, large outside terrace.
Directions: Just off Kennedy Square in the upper town centre.
POLIS CHRYCOCHOU CULTURAL CENTRE, Arsinoe Street, Polis. Contact: Affroula - Tel: 26321321. Municipal Hall seats 230. Stage.
Directions: Head out of Polis towards Argaka and the hall will be found after a short distance, on the left.
ROYAL MANOR HOUSE KOUKLIA Tel: 26432155. A large, ancient stone hall seats around 200 inside and more outside, with limited facilities but a great atmosphere and a delightful setting. Home of various classical and traditional concerts from promoters.
Directions: The Manor House is located just outside Kouklia Village, some 24Km south east of Paphos. Head out of Paphos on the main Paphos – Limassol highway and turn off at theKoukia exit onto the B6 and turn left for the village and immediately right. Park at the top of the hill on the left in front of an old church. Walk through the gate in the fence on the left and continue up hill to the Manor House.
SCHOOL OF MUSIC ARTS, 36 Neapolis Street, Paphos. Tel: 99478805. Email: email@example.com. Music School with small hall with around 40 seats and occasional recitals. Piano.
Directions: Head down the Polis road and turn right at Lidls, go past the Myrra Tavern on your right and the school will be found a little further along on your left.
STAGE ONE THEATRE, Nikolaou Ellina Street, Emba, Paphos. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBox Office phone line 99967737 open 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday. Box Office at the Theatre opens 10am to 12 midday Monday and Friday. Small theatre with 200 seats and full facilities, almost entirely for the use of theatre group members.
Directions: The theatre is located in the main street, Nikolaou Ellina and has no dedicated parking. However, there is permitted parking within a short distance near the Old Church and in the other direction at the Karate Club.
TECHNOPOLIS 20 Cultural Centre, 18 Nikolaou Nikolaidi Avenue, 8010 Paphos. Tel: 70002420, email@example.com www.technopolis20.com Facebook: @technopolis20artscenter.. Owners - Markella and Marina, 65 seats inside, 100 outside, concert room, studio for screenings and lectures, gallery space, meeting room, cafe, stage, piano, PA. Open to promoters of all genres.
Directions: Head into town from the Debenhams roundabout and turn right just before the Makarios statue, over thecrossroads then right again just past the big white court building, and the venue will be found 200M on the right withparking on the left.
TREMITHOUSA COMMUNITY CENTRE, Tremithousa village, Paphos. Tel: 26652935 / 26654410. Large hall with stage and Ollie’s Taverna attached. Open to promoters but check the acoustics first!
OLLIE’S TAVERNA. Tel: 99076831. www.olliestaverna.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook: @ollies.taverna. Family pub with food.
Directions: In the village centre.