Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Elgiva Box Office 01494 582 900

Willy Wonka’s Splendiferous 50th Anniversary

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the beloved and splendiferous film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory...
Willy Wonka 50th anniversary

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You’ve won the Golden Ticket!

Join us for a splendiferous afternoon of Wonka-activities as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of this beloved film.

  • Fancy dress competition
  • Storytelling
  • Exhibition
  • Performances
  • and lots, lots more!

Lots of fun at The Elgiva from 12 noon, with the film Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory screening at 2pm.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is probably the best film of its sort since The Wizard of Oz … Delightful, funny, scary, exciting, and, most of all, a genuine work of imagination … a surely and wonderfully spun fantasy.”

Roger Ebert

Chicago Sun Times

With the help of our wonderful friends...

A big thank-you to:

Theatre Shed ~ Chiltern Film Society ~ The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
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More about tickets

Group Tickets (where available) and Row E (reserved for wheelchairs) are not available online. Please call the Box Office on 01494 582900 to book these tickets.


Concessionary rates are available where indicated (proof must be provided). Discounts include: over 60s, children (15 years and under), full-time students and registered disabled (and carers).


We regret that tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged after purchase.

Admin fee

The ticket price shown includes an Administration Fee of up to £1.50 per ticket. The purchase price is the same whether tickets are booked online or in person. There is no additional fee for paying by credit card.

Elgiva for everyone

The Elgiva is the beating heart of the arts in Chesham. From arthouse film to standup to bands to dance and classical – the Elgiva is for everybody.

A lovely local theatre showing a mix of comedy and live music events.

— Mike Busby, Google

LVE Elgiva

Join our LVE Elgiva members club for just £39 a year…

  • Priority booking
  • Free ticket exchange
  • Reserve seats for 72 hours
  • 20% off at the bar
  • ‘2-for-1’ ticket offers
  • Newsletter with special offers and exclusive content
  • 2-for-1 tickets for Panto press night
  • £1 off tickets
  • Discounts and rewards at selected Chesham shops and businesses

How to find us

By train Chesham Underground on the Metropolitan Line is a six minute walk away. Leave the car behind and enjoy a drink at the bar or a meal in one of Chesham’s restaurants, pubs, bars and cafés.

Amersham is just eleven minutes away on the 1A bus, or (about) a £12 cab ride away.

By car 

Coming by car’s fine too… Albany Place pay and display car park is next door to the theatre, with three disabled spaces and two electric car charging points.

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