Elmbridge arts directory

A list of theatres, galleries and exhibitions in Elmbridge. 


Details for five theatres in Elmbridge:

The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Walton-on-Thames

The Playhouse was originally part of the Hepworth Film Studios and later turned into a theatre in 1924 after the studios closed. The building was bequeathed by cinema pioneer Cecil Hepworth for the benefit of local dramatic societies. Today the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse is a prominent arts venue in Walton-on-Thames. It is available for public and private hire and equipped for professional theatrical, dance and music productions. 

From 1 April 2023 The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse will be managed by the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse CIO. Bookings can be made now on: bookings@cecilhepworthplayhouse.co.uk.

Read about the future of The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse.

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames

Since opening in 1989, Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre has been providing the community with a comprehensive programme of events including drama, classical music, traditional and modern jazz, folk, americana and roots music, comedy, children’s shows, cabaret and art exhibitions. It also offers a variety of classes in arts and crafts for all ages, adults, young people and toddlers.

Find out what’s on at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre.

The Barn Theatre, West Molesey

The Barn Theatre Club is a professionally run local Studio Theatre, which has provided nearly forty years of continuous entertainment to the community. The Club offers a variety of entertainment throughout the year.

The Vera Fletcher Hall, Thames Ditton

The Vera Fletcher Hall hosts a wide range of theatrical productions including classical music concerts, opera, drama, music hall, film nights, jazz and contemporary music and shows for families and children. On a weekly basis the Hall offers the local community an exciting range of classes for people of all ages.

Esher Theatre

Located off Esher High Street, adjacent to the Civic Centre, Esher Theatre is a multi-faceted entertainment venue for the arts. Opened in September 2021, the theatre hosts everything from live music, fashion events, dance, comedy, theatre and poetry. Esher Theatre is available for hire. The venue has a full capacity of 250 and is designed to be adaptable, functional and professionally equipped for any production. It has a bar and a foyer. 

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