The Theatre, Chipping Norton : Click here to go to the homepage BOX OFFICE
01608 642350
Mon to Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
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J.J. Henry as Dame Trott, Jack & The Giant, 2013

Benefits of being a Friend

  • Supporting The Theatre – both our varied programme of year round events and work in the local community
  • Advanced booking for each season including our famous annual   pantomime
  • £1 off most live performances and films
  • Half price and 2-for-1 ticket offers on selected theatre and film events every season
  • Regular newsletters taking you behind the scenes

For just £25 single or £35 joint membership per year for two people at the same address.


Benefits of being a Citadel Friend

  • Receive all the benefits of a Friend’s membership
  • Special backstage tours of our in-house productions. Meet the cast and creative teams who bring them to life
  • Acknowledgement in our theatre brochures and on our website 
  • Special invitation-only events

For just £100 per year for up to two people at the same address


To join call the Box Office on 01608 642350, come in person or download an application form from here


We would like to send a huge thank you to our valued and supportive Friends who support The Theatre.


For just £5 a month you can help us raise over £10,000 a year for The Theatre! After prizes are paid out, every £ raised will go towards the operation and upkeep of The Theatre - help us to raise funds to preserve this valuable community resource. Sign up today!

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Every month you could win £50, and once a year* you could win:

1st Prize | £500

2nd Prize | £300

3rd Prize | £100

How it works...

- Pop in to The Theatre and collect an application form from the Box Office (Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton) or request an application form via email

- Return your membership application form to the Box Office (F.A.O. Fundraising, 2 Spring Street, Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 5NL)

- On confirmation of receipt of your application to The Theatre, forward the standing order mandate to your bank

- Once we receive confirmation of the standing order mandate, a number will be allocated to you and entered into the monthly draw

- The draw will take place on the 15th of the month

- Winners will be notified by phone or email

- Winners name will be published on our website below each month

*Subject to the full number of tickets being sold. Please see application form for full Ts&Cs. Subscriptions are made by standing order on the 1st day of the month. Members whose subscriptions fall more than one month in arrears will be withdrawn from the draw. There is no minimum period for subscription, please contact your bank to cancel your standing order and inform The Theatre.

JANUARY 2018 WINNER | Congratulations... SHEENA BLUNDELL


MARCH 2018 WINNER | Congratulations... MONICA TYSOE

APRIL 2018 WINNER | Congratulations... MARGARET SMITH

MAY 2018 WINNER | Congratulations... JOANNA VAN DE POLL | No. 58



Theatre Patron £250 per year

All the benefits of being a friend plus:

  • Ultra priority booking for Panto
  • Special backstage tours of our in-house productions
  • Meet the cast and creative teams who bring them to life
  • Acknowledgement in our theatre brochures and on our website
  • An invitation to a yearly exclusive patron event


Silver Patron £500 per year

Benefits as above plus:

  • Opportunity to book a private room for your guests for a pre show reception


Gold Patron £1000 per year

Benefits as above plus:

  • Invitations to specific education and outreach projects


Platinum Patron £5000 per year

Benefits as above plus:

Help shape the future: an annual coffee meeting with the board and senior management.       

To join as a Patron please call the Box Office on 01608 642350, come in person or download an application form from here


We would like to thank all of our Patrons and Citadel Friends for their generous support year on year:


Platinum Patrons

Tony Gallagher

 Susanna Peake

 Keith Ruddle

 Alison Townsend, in memory of her mother, Daphne Townsend who enjoyed many happy times at The Theatre, and with her family at the panto


Gold Patrons

 Sir John and Lady Aird

 David and Clare Astor

 The Ford Family

 Michael and Clara Freeman Charitable Trust

Richard and Lucy Greaves


Silver Patrons

 Lord and Lady Blyth

 Anthony & Harriet Fairbank

 Clive and Mary Fieth

Vince and Wendy Murphy

 Rupert and Amanda Ponsonby

 Tony Shipley

 The Hon Mr Philip Smith

 Miss Maggie Watson MBE

Brad and Katherine Wickens

 Dick Williamson

 Mandy Wilson

Theatre Patrons

 John & Judith Allan

 George & Ally Bailey

 Kathryn Boyle

 Sir Dominic and Lady Cadbury

 Glena Chadwick

 Rolie Clarke

 Sarah and Richard Cobb

 John Deacon

David and Judy Foster

 Christopher & Georgie Fox

Timothy Francis

Christopher and Gillie Galloway

 Jackie and Roger Gillespie

 Nancy Jarratt

 James and Tina Johnstone

 Jeremy Lloyd

 Mrs A Marnham

 Sonia Marshall

 Gordon & Anne Moultrie

The Foxley Trust

 Mr and Mrs C Park

 Rosie Pearson

Jose Phillips and Roy Jones

Mrs C Trogstad

 Nick & Iris Van Gruisen

 Brian and Anne Wooby

Citadel Friends

Mr CS Allen

The Hon Mrs Judith Astor

 David Barnett

 Giles Beale

 Dr EM Burchall

 Sue Bound

 Mrs ME Branch

 Mo  Browne

 Jenny Bruton

 Duncan Chadwick

David Chambers

Nick and Sally Chambers

 James Chilton

 A Clifton Brown

June Collier

 Judge Christopher and Mrs Caroline Compston

 Mrs J Cotterill

 Sir Peter Davis

 Mrs J Deller

 Michael Elliot

 Mr & Mrs J Fowler

Bridget Geddes

 Rachel Godfrey

 Jeremy Gould

 Mr & Mrs Graves

 B Gudgin

 Helen Harris

Mrs  F Hood

 Adam and Tierney Horne

 Mr & Mrs Hughes

 Sheila Johnson

Mr D Jones

 Mr C Kirk

 Mrs D Lethbridge

 Jennifer Lewis

 Mr R Macdonald

 Leo Mckee

 Christine Meakin

 Sir Roy and Lady Meadow

Richard Neale

 Tim Newey

 Alexandra Noble

 Nicky Noorani

 Sheila Parker

 Helen E Pearson

 Mrs F Perry

 Mr N Phillips

 Hugo and Lizzie Pickering

 Y Pierce-Jones

 Roger & Elizabeth Riley

 RP Ripley

 Nikki Shale

 Mr J Skinner

 Adam and Lucy Slater


 Citdel Friends

Mark and Maritzina Slater

 Barnie & Catherine Spratt

 Mrs E Stanion

 Elizabeth Stacey

 Mrs P Stint

 Mrs J St-Rees

 Mrs J Tailby

 Mr John Tolputt

Jenny and Nigel Tucker

 Sarah Wadham

Diana Walker

 Mrs HM Whitbread

Mr Edward G Whybrew

 Dave & Chris Winpenny

 John and Pat Yaxley

 We would also like to thank Patrons and Citadel Friends who have chosen to remain anonymous 


Legacy Donors

 David AER Peake Trust

 Dorothy Brown

Rob Evans

 Moira Low

 Geoff Evans