To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Shanklin Theatre

Shanklin

Type:Theatre

Prospect Road, SHANKLIN, Isle Of Wight, PO37 6AJ

Tel: 01983 868000 / 01983 862739

Shanklin Theatre

About

Shanklin Theatre has a seating capacity of 615 thanks to our newly installed Matrix Seating System; the theatre opens all year round and is currently running approximately 150 plus shows a year, featuring top names from the world of Comedy, Dance and Music, plus other varied entertainment for all tastes. 

During the summer season, we are always proud to present our ever popular summer stage show “Beyond the West End”, this professional production is presented by Spotlight (IOW) Ltd, an Island-based company who have been providing top quality professional entertainment for the last sixteen years, the Best of the West End show runs from 2nd May through to the 3rd October 2019.

Here is just a small selection of the varied shows and artists coming to Shanklin Theatre in the very near future.

May 2019: The Overtones - Britain’s number 1 vocal harmony group.  Julian Clary - Born to Mince. Nick Lowe's - Quality Rock & Roll Revue starring Los Straitjackets.

June 2019: Stewart Francis- Into the Punset. Cregan & Co. Marti Pellow. 

July: Al Murray - Landlord of Hope and Glory. Paul Carrack. Carpenters Gold. 80s Mania.

August: Showaddywaddy. Abba Reunion. The Island Savoyards present – Sister Act.

September: The Chicago Blues Brothers - Motown Mission 2019. The King is Back - Ben Portsmouth is Elvis

Box Office telephone bookings available on 01983 868000 or online www.shanklintheatre.com

Shanklin Theatre has a range of gift vouchers for sale which can be purchased and redeemed online or in person at the Box Office.

Party rate bookings are available on selected shows. To check rates and availability please contact the Box Office.
Our fully stocked Bar opens one hour before show time and during the show interval, quality sweets and Minghella ices are also available before most performances and during the interval. 

Wheelchair access is available at the side of the auditorium. 

Box Office hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 15:00, Saturdays 10:00 to 13:00.

The Box Office is also open ONE hour before a performance commences. Extended hours operate on show days - please contact the theatre for more information. 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - Access for wheelchairs is available at the side of the auditorium. Selected seats in the stalls are held by the theatre for disabled patrons, we regret they are not available to book online - Please contact the Box Office to reserve these seats. Wheelchair patrons are required to be seated in their own chair for the duration of the performance. The balcony and bar can only be reached by stairs. Disabled toilets are available in the foyer. Please note that there are no parking facilities available at the theatre. Badge holders may park in the roads near the theatre subject to the terms and conditions of the badge.
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - The bar opens one hour before the performance time, Tea, coffee and hot chocolate are also available. The bar closes 5 minutes before the start of the performance and will remain closed during the performance, re-opening at the interval. Please pre-order your interval drinks. No alcohol may be brought into the building and only alcohol purchased on the premises may be consumed within the theatre. No alcohol must be taken outside the building. No glass bottles are allowed in the Auditorium. For safety reasons drinks should not be put on the balcony ledge in front of row A. Please note that there may be shows where the artistes request no bar drinks in the auditorium during the performance, please respect this as it forms part of the show and the theatre has no control over this - Thank You. Sweets and Ices The Theatre has a sweetshop in the foyer open before most performances and during the interval. Ices are sold during the interval in the auditorium during most performances.
  • Refreshments Available

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach/Coast 20 min walking distance
  • Gift shop - The Theatre has a sweetshop in the foyer open before most performances and during the interval. Ices are sold during the interval in the auditorium during most performances.
  • Groups welcome - Party rates for bookings of 20 or more are available on selected shows, to check rates and availability please contact the Box Office. Party bookings are made under a lead name; this person will become responsible for the booking and for ensuring payment is made in full by the due date. Please note that not all discounts are available online.
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol - The bar opens one hour before the performance time, Tea, coffee and hot chocolate are also available. The bar closes 5 minutes before the start of the performance and will remain closed during the performance, re-opening at the interval. Please pre-order your interval drinks. No alcohol may be brought into the building and only alcohol purchased on the premises may be consumed within the theatre. No alcohol must be taken outside the building. No glass bottles are allowed in the Auditorium. For safety reasons drinks should not be put on the balcony ledge in front of row A. Please note that there may be shows where the artistes request no bar drinks in the auditorium during the performance, please respect this as it forms part of the show and the theatre has no control over this - Thank You.
  • Live Music
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets - Toilet facilities are available in the front Foyer entrance and downstairs near to the Bar area.

Parking & Transport

  • On street parking only - Please note that there are no parking facilities available at the theatre. Car parks are situated within walking distance of the theatre; allow at least 30 minutes to find a parking space. Please contact the Box Office for further information.
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • JCB accepted - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.
  • Maestro - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.
  • Maestro Accepted - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.
  • MasterCard - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.
  • MasterCard accepted - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.
  • Special group rates - Party rates for bookings of 20 or more are available on selected shows, to check rates and availability please contact the Box Office. Party bookings are made under a lead name; this person will become responsible for the booking and for ensuring payment is made in full by the due date. Please note that not all discounts are available online.
  • Visa - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.
  • Visa accepted - We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected.

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - Please note that there are no parking facilities available at the theatre. Car parks are situated within walking distance of the theatre; allow at least 30 minutes to find a parking space. Please contact the Box Office for further information.
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction - Smoking including e-cigarettes is not permitted in the building.

Specialist Features

  • Information Point - Box Office hours are Monday to Friday from 1000 to 1500, Saturdays 1000 to 1300 the Box Office is also open ONE hour before a performance commences. Extended hours operate on show days - please contact the theatre for more information. We accept payment by Cash, Cheque (see below) Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, and JCB. Payment may be made by Cheque for shows booked well in advance. However with the end of the Cheque guarantee scheme Cheques will be required to be cleared before tickets can be despatched/collected. Please note that on Performance days and during the hour before the performance the Box Office will be busy and there may be a delay in answering your telephone call.

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin. From Fishbourne ferry, A3054 to Ryde, straight along Esplanade to boating lake, follow road round onto A3055 to Sandown, A3055 to Shanklin. From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Shanklin.

Public Transport Directions

For bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

What's Nearby

  1. Shanklin Beach

    Shanklin Beach is a one of the Isle of Wight’s best known stretches of golden sands,…

    0.34 miles away
  2. Allnatt Outdoors East Dene

    A spectacular historic Grade 2 listed Mansion House with adjoining Coach House…

    1.96 miles away
  3. Sandown Beach

    Sandown lies at the heart of 'The Bay' and is renowned for its beautiful beach and safe…

    2.14 miles away
  1. Borthwood Copse


    Paths wind through ancient oak woodland with sunny glades

    Borthwood Copse is a…

    2.18 miles away
  2. Sandown Pier

    A whole days fun in one! Lost world adventure golf. Magic Island fantasy and fun.…

    2.45 miles away
  3. Amazon World Zoo Park & Soft Play

    Amazon World Zoo Park is the Isle of Wight's largest exotic animal attraction and also…

    2.58 miles away
  4. Ventnor Downs


    The Ventnor Downs rise steeply above the Victorian seaside town of Ventnor. With the…

    2.61 miles away
  5. Dinosaur Isle

    In a spectacular pterosaur shaped building on Sandown’s blue flag beach walk back through…

    2.73 miles away
  6. Ventnor Beach

    Ventnor beach is the southernmost holiday beach on the Isle of Wight and is well-loved by…

    2.73 miles away
  7. Isle of Wight Zoo

    From pocket sized primates to powerful predators, the residents of The Isle of Wight Zoo,…

    2.91 miles away
  8. Yaverland Beach

    Yaverland Beach is one of the Isle of Wight’s best beaches, providing a long stretch of…

    2.98 miles away
  9. Brading Roman Villa

    Have a day out with a difference at Brading Roman Villa. Visit one of the finest Roman…

    3.33 miles away
  10. Godshill Model Village

    RHS Partner Garden & Winner of Wight in Bloom Small Tourist Attraction 2016

    This…

    3.34 miles away
  11. Ventnor Botanic Garden

    The Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight is a place where the pleasure of plants can be…

    3.41 miles away
  12. Prehistoric Plants at Ventnor Botanic Garden

    At Ventnor Botanic Garden you will be able to collect a Walking with Dinosaur Plants…

    3.41 miles away
  13. Allendale Equestrian Centre

    Allendale is situated on its own Bridleway in the glorious countryside. We pride…

    3.97 miles away
Previous Next