Welcome back to Chippy Theatre.

We've missed you! 

 

Chipping Norton Theatre is currently open for the following

  • In person and online workshops and activities
  • Outdoor gallery and audio walking tour
  • Indoor, socially distanced performances and film screenings
  • Outdoor live performances from 25th June

To find out the COVID safe precautions in place for your visit, please choose:

Outdoor Events before 19th July

   

Socially distanced seating plan, with bubbles of no more than 6 people, from no more than 2 households or support bubbles.

 

We would request, for COVID security and audience member's peace of mind, that face coverings are worn when moving around the venue. Theatre staff will wear face coverings when working with the public. 

   

Sanitizing stations located onsite.

If you are feeling unwell, have a fever, or have received a positive COVID test, please don't attend. 

If you need to cancel your visit due to self-quarantine, we will do our best to reseat you for a future performance, or offer you a box office credit note (minus a small admin fee of £1 per ticket).

 

Outdoor events after 19th July

Outdoor events taking place after 19th July will allow sufficient space for social distancing between family groups. Whilst government guidelines do not require it, we will be asking visitors to use face masks when queuing and using toilet facilities. Theatre staff will wear face coverings when working with the public. 

Indoor Events before 19th July

 

   

Socially distanced seating plan, with bubbles of no more than 6 people, from 1 household or support bubble. Audiences will be seated in groups "one metre plus" apart, according to our socially-distanced seating plan. Seating capacity will be between 55 and 75 depending on the sizes of social bubbles. In order to facilitate social distancing and Track and Trace, all guests would be required to book their seats via our box office. 

 

Masks or face coverings should be worn at all times by anyone over 11 in the bar and foyer. In line with government guidance, masks may be removed in the auditorium if you are consuming food or drinks. Theatre staff will wear face coverings when working with the public. 

A one way system is in use and will be clearly signposted for you upon arrival.

   

Sanitizing stations located in every area of the building.

   

Enhanced anti-viral cleaning procedures. 

    

Contactless payment encouraged at the bar and box office

If you are feeling unwell, or have a fever, please don't attend. 

If you need to cancel your visit due to self-quarantine, we will do our best to reseat you for a future performance, or offer you a box office credit note (minus a small admin fee of £1 per ticket).

Socially Distanced 'Lite' - Indoor Live Events until 22nd August, Films until 15th Sept

   

We will be operating a more limited socially distanced 'lite' seating plan for these events.  All seating rows in the auditorium will be used, but there will be one seat left between each group of bookers. There is no limit on sizes of bubbles. In order to facilitate social distancing and Track and Trace, all guests would be required to book their seats via our box office. 

 

Whilst governmenmt guidelines do not require it, we strongly request, for the comfort of fellow audience members and the clinically vulnerable, that audience members wear a face covering when moving around the venue, and whilst seating (unless consuming food or drink). Theatre staff will continue to wear face coverings when working with the public. 

A one way system is in use and will be clearly signposted for you upon arrival.

   

Sanitizing stations located in every area of the building.

   

Enhanced anti-viral cleaning procedures. 

    

Contactless payment encouraged at the bar and box office

If you are feeling unwell, or have a fever, please don't attend. If you need to cancel your visit due to self-quarantine, we will do our best to reseat you for a future performance, or offer you a box office credit note (minus a small admin fee of £1 per ticket).

Indoor Events for Autumn/Winter

   

It is not currently anticipated that social Distancing will not be in operation for these performances (except Panto Socially Distanced performances). 

 

Whilst governmenmt guidelines do not require it, we strongly request, for the comfort of fellow audience members and the clinically vulnerable, that audience members wear a face covering when moving around the venue, and whilst seating (unless consuming food or drink). Theatre staff will continue to wear face coverings when working with the public. 

A one way system is in use and will be clearly signposted for you upon arrival.

   

Sanitizing stations located in every area of the building.

   

Enhanced anti-viral cleaning procedures. 

    

Contactless payment encouraged at the bar and box office

If you are feeling unwell, or have a fever, please don't attend. If you need to cancel your visit due to self-quarantine, we will do our best to reseat you for a future performance, or offer you a box office credit note (minus a small admin fee of £1 per ticket).

 
 

Workshop Precautions

All Take Part sessions will be resuming at full capacity for the Autumn 2021 Term. We will continue to operate Covid safety measures, including antiviral cleaning procedures, providing hand sanitising stations and taking participants' temperature upon entry. Face masks should be worn when moving around the building, but may be removed when participating in a session. Theatre staff and workshop practitioners will wear face masks at all times. We will not be operating a social distancing policy, but encourage all participants to be respectful of others and to ask before getting too close. 

 
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