Theatre Royal Winchester



Jewry Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6SE

Tel: +44 (0)1962 840 440

Theatre Royal Winchester


Beautiful and intimate Edwardian-style Theatre venue.

Theatre Royal Winchester brings the very best touring productions to the city and surrounding area. The listed building combines a traditional auditorium with contemporary refurbishments and lies near the heart of the city. It promises a friendly welcome in comfortable surroundings, with two bars serving refreshments before shows.

Theatre Royal Winchester is the city's flagship venue, presenting a first class programme of drama, dance, children's theatre, comedy, music and pantomime in the beautiful and intimate Edwardian-style auditorium. It is for hire by amateur groups and for meetings. Youth theatre classes run year round throughout the district for children of all ages. 

It is also the home of Hat Fair, the UK's longest running Outdoor Arts festival which takes place throughout the city on the first weekend in July each year. A free festival featuring theatre, dance and circus-inspired events throughout Winchester city centre.

The building is also 90% accessible for wheelchair users.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Prices vary dependent upon each show. See the website for more details.



  • Accessible Lift
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible


Map & Directions

Road Directions


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

Public Transport Directions

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


  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Bronze Tourism South East Member 24/25 - Bronze 2024

Opening Times

2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Our Box Office opening times are Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm.
The Box Office remains open on show days until 15 minutes after performance begins. For performances on Sundays the Box Office will open at least 1 hour before show starts.

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