The Winding Wheel Theatre

The Winding Wheel Theatre In Days Gone By

Originally the Winding Wheel was a picture house that was built in 1923. Then, it became an Odeon cinema just a few years later in 1936. The Odeon held its ground for many years right up until 1981 when, as can be seen, it became a theatre. Consequently, the Winding Wheel is still in use today and remains a theatre.

Further, it’s quite unusual in its external appearance. To demonstrate, its facade is a half-timbered painted black and white, so it certainly catches the eye.

Location

You can find the Winding Wheel theatre in Chesterfield, Derbyshire (see the address below). Also probably worth mentioning, is that it’s currently a grade II-listed theatre.

At the present time, the Winding Wheel has three rooms which are regularly used for events and these are – the Auditorium, Ballroom and Function Room. The Winding Wheel has a diverse programme of events including West End musicals, stand-up comedy, music concerts, talks and a wide range of community events.

What’s On

There is a constant stream of events taking place at the Winding Wheel Theatre. Many of which you will find on our website. However, if you would like to take a look at the official website please click on the link below.

Address:

The Winding Wheel
Holywell Street,
Chesterfield,
Derbyshire
S42 7SA

Box Office:

Chesterfield Theatres Box Office
Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre
Rykneld Square
Chesterfield
S40 1SB

Tel: 01246 345222

Hours:

Monday to Saturday 9.30am-6pm

Bank Holidays open 9.30am – 5pm

Website: www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

 

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The Winding Wheel
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The Winding Wheel
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The Winding Wheel has a diverse programme of events including West End musicals, stand-up comedy, music concerts, talks and a wide range of community events.
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