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.

Choose the best place to sit:

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.

Elgiva Auditorium seating plan

Technical Information:

If you are a visiting company looking for details of the technical specifications of the Elgiva Theatre, please download the information here:

Elgiva Tech Spec 2019 v3