Pavilion Theatre



Marine Parade, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3PX

Tel: +44 (0)1903 206206

Worthing Pavilion Theatre


The Pavilion Theatre is one of the premier theatres on the south coast with its unique position on the promenade at the entrance to Worthing's pier. Built in 1926, it has a unique and regal elegance, situated in the heart of the town with the sea as a back-drop, making it a picturesque venue for any event. The Pavilion Theatre hosts a range of events including craft markets and fairs as well as dining and corporate events. Its main function is as a venue for vibrant shows, theatrical performances, music and dance. Pavilion Café Bar is adjacent to the Pavilion Theatre and provides breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas. Full programme details are on the website

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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - And Assistance Dogs
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Cafe
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Stag and hen parties welcome

Parking & Transport

  • Free parking - Civic Centre Car Park, evenings and weekends. 10 minutes walk
  • On site parking close by - Street parking, free after 6pm
  • Parking (charge) - Free street parking after 6pm
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Pavilion Theatre is on Worthing's Marine Parade (A259) at the entrance to the pier. Town centre car parks are nearby.

Public Transport Directions

The Pavilion Theatre is opposite the main bus stops for all routes in Worthing. The railway station is one mile away and there is a neighbouring taxi rank. Current public transport information is available from Traveline 0871 200 2233 or

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Opening hours vary with shows. See web for programme 10:00 - 17:00 (or one hour after last event of day)

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