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Theatre Royal Winchester

Address: Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
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Theatre Royal Winchester has reopened for live performance. Performances will be socially distanced until the end of the summer. For details of all the Covid secure measures that the venue has put in place please visit

Theatre Royal Winchester is a beautiful Edwardian-style, 400 seat theatre situated in the heart of the city, just a short walk from Winchester Train station.  The theatre presents a diverse programme of drama, dance, family theatre, music and talks throughout the year plus a hugely popular traditional family pantomime each December.  The theatre also offers regular backstage tours.

Their Cafe Bar is open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 3pm serving specialist coffee, teas, tasty cakes and light bites. The Cafe Bar has plenty of space for buggies, pushchairs and wheelchairs, is dog friendly and offers free Wi-fi.

Theatre Royal Winchester is part of the arts and education charity Play to the Crowd, that also runs Hat Fair – Winchester’s annual Outdoor Arts Festival that takes place on the first weekend each July, and Playmakers – a programme of participatory activities and community events.

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  • Cafe Bar
  • Free Wi Fi
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Hearing Loop System
  • Entrance flat without steps
  • Lift
  • Dogs permitted in Cafe Bar. Assistance dogs permitted throughout the building.
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Prices vary dependent upon each show. See the website for more details.

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Box Office open 10am – 1pm Tuesday to Saturday

Cafe Bar open 10am – 3pm Tuesday to Saturday




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Theatre Royal Winchester is located on Jewry Street near the city centre, next to Winchester Discovery Centre.

Public Transport

Winchester railway station is a five minute walk away. The bus station is a 10 minute walk.

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