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Stay united

Due to the impact of COVID-19, all live performances at Theatre Royal Winchester are suspended until 31 August. Read our full statement at

Due to the impact of COVID-19, Hat Fair 2020 has been cancelled. Read our full statement at

Help us be there for our community

The temporary closure of Theatre Royal Winchester will have a serious impact on the finances of Play to the Crowd and our charitable mission to delight and unite people through the power of live performance.

Together, we know we can overcome the challenges currently facing our community and find creative ways to continue to support the well-being of local people.


How you can help

Keep buying tickets!

The show(s) must go on! We've got lots to look forward to, especially our spell-binding pantomime Aladdin.

Plus Ben Hart, Francis Rossi, Steeleye Span, Ballet Central and much more...

Book now


Donate (if you can)

All the pennies and pounds you can spare will make a difference to our survival and keep creativity thriving in our community.

If you can, please consider donating.


Amount to Donate: £ 0


Become a Member

Become a Play to the Crowd Member to enjoy great discounts and support our work as a charity.

Win, Win!

More info


We are extremely grateful for all the incredible support we have received so far. Thank you!

Continue to look after those around you and stay united.

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