Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900



The Elgiva is a 300 seated / 400 standing capacity theatre, with a digital cinema that is owned and managed by Chesham Town Council. Our large auditorium is versatile and spacious and we present a wide-ranging programme of professional and amateur productions, top comedy, musicals, ballet/dance, one night shows, a professional pantomime, an eclectic range of movies, exhibitions, weddings and other public and private events.

With retractable seating and comprehensive, state of the art digital audio and lighting systems, this space is perfect for productions, screenings and much more. Our capacity is 300 seated/400 standing.

Retractable tiered seating

The Elgiva Auditorium seating is flexible to accommodate people with varying needs and requirements. Please note there are wheelchair spaces available which are bookable through the Box Office. Seating plans can be seen below.

Technical specification

The latest version of our technical spec can be downloaded here.

Technical details include stage and auditorium plans, elevations and measurements, flying rig layout, lighting, sound, cinema and AV projection equipment, Yamaha baby grand and our Electrical apparatus form.

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For more information on please email the Elgiva’s Technical Office: techoffice@elgiva.com or call the technical team on 01494 582903

Seating guide – click to enlarge
Auditorium capacity 400 standing