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Winding Wheel Theatre

Type:Theatre

Holywell Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7SA
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Tel01246 345222

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Winding Wheel Theatre

About

The Winding Wheel opened in 1923 as the Picture House and, in the late 30s it was bought by the Odeon Cinema chain. As well as a cinema, the building housed a ballroom and a restaurant. It closed in 1981 but was bought by Chesterfield Borough Council, restored and refurbished, opening again in the late 80s as a conference and entertainment venue. Now having been given Grade II listed building status, the Winding Wheel is one of 155 listed in cinemas in the country.

Today, the Winding Wheel Theatre is home to Stage Bar and has three rooms which are regularly used for events these are - the Auditorium, Function and Ballroom which has a beautiful stained glass dome over the dance floor. Hosting a diverse programme of events including West End musicals, stand-up comedy, music concerts, talks and a wide range of community events.

Guide Prices

Prices vary according to performances

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Open for events and performances only

The Box Office is open an hour before each performance for ticket collection and door sales. Alternatively you can purchase tickets from the Box Office at the Visitor Information Centre in Rykneld Square (Open Monday - Saturday, 9.30am-6pm) or call 01246 345222 or visit www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      The Winding Wheel is in Chesterfield town centre and there are many nearby car parks. The directions below are to the nearest car park

      From North/South Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right hand lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round back of 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane and go straight on at 1st and 2nd set of traffic lights, approaching large roundabout with car park in middle. Keep to right hand lane and turn right into car park (Holywell Cross).

      From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

      From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep to left lane and, at traffic lights, go straight on. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (Lordsmill Street). Select right hand lane, then follow route from North/South.

      Public Transport Directions

      Nearest train station Chesterfield, 10 minute walk away

      Any bus to Chesterfield town centre

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