Watford Palace TheatreTheatre shows all year round

A night at the theatre

Watford Palace Theatre opened in 1908 and has been showing fantastic entertainment for over 100 years. The theatre is inside a beautiful Edwardian Grade II listed building and there are 600 comfortable seats. Watford Palace Theatre had a major refurbishment a few years ago and it houses its own rehearsal room, wardrobe, cafe and bar. The theatre calendar is full throughout the year.  

What's on

Watford Palace Theatre regularly shows theatre shows, stand up comedy, music shows, musicals, films, dance, operas, festival events, spoken word, pantomimes at Christmas and much more. See the Watford Palace Theatre for further information regarding upcoming events. 

About Watford Palace

The theatre hosts great stories that entertain, provoke and inspire. Everyone’s welcome at the Palace.  They aim to inspire and entertain through inventive, ambitious and inclusive drama, new plays, musicals, comedy etc with an aim to reflect our diverse communities, fully represent women, both onstage and behind the scenes. The theatre celebrate and develop creativity and skill in the community and for young people. They are proud that locally produced shows and home grown talent have toured nationally and internationally, been seen on BBC iPlayer, won awards and transferred to the West End. 

Take part

Why not take part at Watford Palace Theatre? This involves the theatre doing work where you can take centre stage. Their broad programme of work involves young people, teachers, schools, adults, community groups and artists in Watford and Hertfordshire. Currently being developed is digital activity to engage with the community too. 

Theatre shows all year round

Opening Times

  • Mon 10am - 11pm
  • Tue 10am - 11pm
  • Wed 10am - 11pm
  • Thur 10am - 11pm
  • Fri 10am - 11pm
  • Sat 10am - 11pm
  • Sun 10am - 11pm

Additional info:

Box Office Open 10am - 7pm (except Sundays)

Theatre shows all year round


  • Toilets
  • Food and Drink
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings
  • Entrance Fee