access

We are committed to making your visit to The Hawth an accessible and enjoyable experience. A complete guide to our access facilities and our latest Access newsletter can be downloaded from these links:

Access Membership Scheme

Joining The Hawth's Access Membership Scheme is free and offers you the benefits of booking discounted tickets online, by phone or in person.

Customers wishing to take advantage of the Access Membership Scheme discounts are required to join our free Access Membership Scheme. By joining the Access Membership Scheme and purchasing a discounted Ticket(s) you agree that the Ticket(s) will only be used by a disabled person (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) and his/her companion. 

Please complete the brief questionnaire below to tell us about yourself and how we can make your visit to The Hawth more enjoyable. Completed form can be emailed to hawthboxoffice@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk or mailed to Box Office, the Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ.

Disabled Access

The Hawth car park, situated immediately outside the venue has assigned disabled parking, as well as free parking for cars and coaches. There is level access into the theatre and adapted toilet facilities on two floors.

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.

Facilities for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Patrons

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 www.textrelay.org for more details

Facilities for Visually Impaired Patrons

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 hawthmarketing@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk

Free Touch Tours

Visually impaired patrons and a companion have the opportunity to take part in a free touch tour prior to the show, where you can be guided around the stage to familiarise yourself with the environment. You can feel the stage sets, props and possibly costumes an hour before the start of the show (subject to producer’s permission).. Please ask Box Office for further details when you book your tickets.

The Hawth brochure is available in Braille, email, large print and audio CD versions Copies are available on request from 01293 859954 or  hawthmarketing@parkwoodtheatres.co.uk.

Family Access

The parent and baby room is situated on the ground floor, adjacent to the male toilets.

The Hawth offers a wide range of family shows in the Theatre and Studio throughout the year, to entertain children of all ages and their families.

To help make your visit to The Hawth as easy and enjoyable as possible we offer the following family facilities:

Booster seats - we have a limited number available free on a first come, first served basis.

Family ticket discounts on many shows

Children’s menu at Café Vita

Baby changing facilities

Ample free parking

If you have any queries about our facilities, please contact the Box Office on 01293 553636, who will be happy to help.

Find Us

The Hawth,
Hawth Avenue, Crawley
RH10 6YZ