About This Attraction
Theatre Royal Winchester is an intimate and beautiful Edwardian-style theatre in the city centre. It is the only surviving cine-variety theatre in the country.
Theatre Royal Winchester events include a wide range of the best touring drama, stand up comedy, dance, music, talks and cabaret as well as children’s performances, traditional family pantomime and community events. There’s sure to be something for you to enjoy. The theatre has a thriving Cafe Bar that serves 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 run by the arts and education charity Play to the Crowd (Charity no 1077139) who also run Hat Fair – the Outdoor Arts festival and Playmakers – a programme of community engagement and creative learning activities and projects.
Hat Fair Festival is the UK’s longest continually running festival of Outdoor Arts. Over 3 days each summer audiences enjoy around 200 performances throughout Winchester city centre.
Box Office is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 1pm
Cafe Bar is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 3pm
Ticket prices differ for each show. Please check website for details.