Serving the Community for over 150 Years

The Athenæum Community Centre is a Grade II listed building and has a long and colourful history of use; from a literary institution, to a cinema, school, theatre, and now a 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 plays host to a diverse range of community groups, classes and activities within it’s many rooms. At the heart of the building, the Victorian Auditorium is used by local drama and dance groups, schools and charities, for shows 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 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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