The Elgiva is a very special place with wonderful facilities and is a little gem in the middle of Chesham. Whether you are wanting to drop in for a coffee with friends at the Café Encore or hire the venue for a full-blown party. You will also find technical details on the auditorium and we are always on the look out for volunteers.


The Auditorium


More details about the excellent facilities that the Elgiva has to offer, including the seating plan and technical information for the theatre.

View the Auditorium


Café Encore

The Café Encore is a wonderful fully catered cafe. Visit before a show or just drop in with friends.

You’re always assured of a warm welcome. Find out more about the Café Encore

Bar & Cafe Encore


Hire the Elgiva for your special event

The Elgiva provides a wonderful venue for hire.

School plays, private parties, weddings… we have had them all; find out more.

Hire the Elgiva



History of the Elgiva

The Elgiva has a long and established past

Find out how the Elgiva started and where the name came from.

Our History





We are always interested in talking to people who would like to work with us and support The Elgiva. Find out more:

Volunteer Ushers





Technical Information

More information on our technical specifications for those hiring or performing and stage crews here:

Elgiva Technical Information