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Theatre Royal Winchester

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Address: Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
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Play to the Crowd, the arts and education charity that runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers, has announced that, following the briefing by the Prime Minister and the government’s health advisers on Monday 16 March, all live performances at the theatre have be suspended for the moment.

Please check the website  regularly for the latest information.

The box office remains open.


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 every day from 8am (10am on Sundays) 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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  • 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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The Box Office is open 10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday.  For Sunday performances the Box Office will open at least 1 hour before the show starts.

The Cafe Bar is open every day from 8am (10am on Sundays).

Shows are on various times and dates, please see the website for details.

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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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