Founded in 1924, the Wilmslow Green Room Society is one of the
oldest Amateur Dramatic Societies in the UK. In the beginning we were "strolling
players" performing wherever a venue could be found. In 1989, after a superb
fund raising effort, a victorian cottage and an old shirt factory were
converted into a modern theatre. After 65 years the society had its own
The theatre has seating capacity for up to 85 and provides access
and facilities for wheelchair users.
Our programme of productions is chosen to provide a varied and challenging
season of plays, using innovative and adventurous stage designs, and is
well supported by local people.
Refreshments of tea or coffee are available during the interval, or,
if you prefer, you can buy drinks from the bar, which is open until 11pm
each evening during,and after, productions.
On Saturday mornings, except during July
and August, the coffee bar is open to the public from 10.30am - 12 noon. Here
you will get a warm welcome from members and have an opportunity to look around our
An active social committee organises a full programme of events throughout
the season, and our publicity committee keep you up to date with all details
of these and forthcoming events.
Costumes are available for hire from the theatre
each Tuesday evening from 7pm until 9pm except during performance
For specific queries, you can email the Wardrobe.
The society welcomes support from the business
community and from individuals in its fund raising activities. You may help by sponsoring a
season or individual plays or providing raffle prizes and donations towards
The society will make available an area for the sole use of sponsors
to display their goods and services. For further information please mail
Amateur theatre offers a variety of challenges - not simply acting,
but set design, scenery building, make-up, wardrobe, stage lighting and
sound. You don't have to be an expert, just come with enthusiasm and commitment
and you'll find a friendly welcome whatever your interest - and AGE IS
The Green Room has a thriving Youth Theatre Group. Drama Groups meet on Saturdays at the Theatre, and the children have many opportunities to perfom, with every effort taken to cast them in the season's plays where appropriate.
Society Small Print
Wilmslow Green Room Society is a registered charity.
Tickets for the
Green Room Theatre
All shows start at 7:45pm (unless otherwise stated).
Ticket prices (2016-2017 season) are:
You may order tickets:
- Book on-line directly through Ticketsource via
This enables you to select your own seats. A
small booking charge is levied.
Send postal bookings with a stamped-addressed envelope to
the Green Room at any time. These will be processed only during the
booking period, with priority for members.
The Ticket Secretary,
The Green Room Theatre,
85 Chapel Lane,
Book via the Ticket-Line answerphone (01625 540933), with calls
back only to those whose booking cannot be accommodated. The
answerphone opens for bookings on the Monday before the first
Saturday Box Office opening at the theatre. You can reserve tickets
and then collect them at a Saturday Box Office opening following
your order. Any reserved tickets not be paid for in advance may be sold unless collected
before 7:30 on the night of the performance.
The Box Office is open at the Green Room between 11am and 12 noon on any of the
four Saturdays leading up to and including the first night.
And if you enjoy the show...
...or have any comments about the production, our theatre or this
- please mail
Every year we have an open-air production at Gawsworth Hall and Quarry
Bank Mill. This year's production is
Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn.
30th June to 2nd July 2016
QUARRY BANK GARDENS, STYAL
8th, 9th July 2016
Wilmslow is situated in Cheshire, about 10 miles south of Manchester
on the A34.
How to find us
From the M56, take the A538 at Junction 6.
From the M6, take
Junction 19 to Knutsford and turn left in Knutsford on to the B5085.
The theatre is on Chapel Lane, directly opposite the end of
and next door to SC & P Jones (bathrooms).
85 Chapel Lane,
Telephone Number (for the theatre only): 01625 539845
Telephone Number (box office): 01625 540933