The Hawth Theatre

Parkwood Theatres


The Hawth first opened its doors to the public in April 1988 and ever since has offered a diverse programme of top quality arts and entertainment.Some of the many famous faces to have appeared on The Hawth stage include Richard Wilson, Alexandra Burke, Nigel Havers, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Eddie Izzard, Jimmy Carr, Nigel Kennedy, Marti Pellow, Russell Brand, Miranda Hart, Stephen Mulhern and Derren Brown.
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  • Creadble employer: NO

Access Card Notes

Access Card Holders can join their Access Membership scheme for Access to discounted tickets for themselves and a companion.

Contact details

The Hawth Theatre Hawth Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex, South East, RH10 6YZ
Phone: 01293 553636

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
We have a reserved area capable of accommodating five wheelchair users and their companions in the theatre and five spaces in the studio. A wheelchair is also available to use free of charge (please call in advance to book). The Hawth has a lift to all floors.

Short Distances

Short distance
The Hawth car park, situated immediately outside the venue has assigned disabled parking, as well as free parking for cars and coaches.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There is level access into the theatre and adapted toilet facilities on two floors.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
The Hawth’s Audio Description team of volunteers offer an audio description service during selected shows, describing the action on stage through headsets which can be reserved at Box Office. You can hear our latest brochure here.If you are interested in this service please contact the Box Office in person or by calling 01293 553636 or email

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
The Hawth offers British Sign Language interpreted and captioned performances throughout the year. Details of forthcoming performances can be found in the Access Newsletter above.The Hawth has an induction loop system installed in the theatre and studio for patrons with a ‘T’ switch on their hearing aid.We welcome TextRelay calls, see for more details