There are several ways to book tickets for events at the Centre: More detailed information here

At the Box Office

Buy tickets in person Monday to Saturday 10.30am – 1pm.  Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.

By Telephone
Our ticket agent Ticket Source, can take your telephone booking on  0333 666 3366 (Standard network charge) and dispatch your tickets. This will cost £2.00 on top of ticket price + online booking fee.
The telephone service fee covers all methods of ticket delivery and we can post tickets out to customers up to 96 hours before the event.

Online
Choose your seat from our Online Booking  and buy your tickets – 24 hours a day
Tickets cannot be reserved or refunded.


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Serving the Community for over 170 Years

Wiltshire’s Oldest Working Theatre. The Athenæum is a Grade II listed building with a long and colourful history of use; from a literary institution with lecture hall, to a cinema, school, theatre, and centre for the community. The Centre is held in Trust by, and for, the people of Warminster and is operated by a dedicated team of volunteers. The Athenaeum hosts a diverse range of theatrical and community groups, classes and activities within its many rooms. At the heart of the building, the Victorian Auditorium has hosted shows, plays and concerts for over 140 years, and continues to be used by local drama and dance groups, schools and charities, for shows, cinema and events, as well as the occasional professional touring company.

Athenaeum Accessibility

The ground floor rooms and auditorium are accessible to wheelchair users. On the first floor, the bar and main function room are accessible to wheelchair users by way of the lift. There is currently no wheelchair access to the Balcony, Close Centre, Meeting Room or the The Studio. We welcome bookings from the community for all parts of the building. Please note we do not have any on-site car parking facilities.

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