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Alphabetti Theatre

St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HP, England
+44 191 261 9125
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Visit actually family , but grown up....

The new venue ...... definitely the same shabby chic and clever use of space , my son and myself... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
sally-copps49
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Intimate little theatre

Unless you already knew that this was a theatre, you'd never guess. It is small, situated between... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Robin S
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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"Alphabetti is a hidden gem of Newcastle" Customer We're an intimate 80 venue, cafe, bar and second hand bookshop. We create, produce and program new original work across the performing arts including theatre, comedy, music and poetry - we have a small and affordable bar serving cocktails, local ales and selection of bottles to accompany your evenings entertainment. We're currently only open when there is an event on so please do check out our website for full listings. Here is just a few things people have said about us: "Alphabetti is a very welcome addition to Newcastle's culture scene, and it deserves our support and applause." GiggleBeats "Original, off the wall & clever." BBC Radio 4 Producer
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4HP, England
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+44 191 261 9125
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The new venue ...... definitely the same shabby chic and clever use of space , my son and myself were aware of a smell a mixture of burnt onion and ‘something’else 😟 it was very full with the audience for the rat race event ....More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Unless you already knew that this was a theatre, you'd never guess. It is small, situated between car parks in a commercial area, and looks more like a small factory or warehouse. Until you enter its doors, that is, and find a warm vibrant atmosphere,...More

Thank Robin S
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I attended to see another excellent CaroleW Theatre production and I can simply confirm the consistency of the excellent venue, the hospitality and the relaxed inclusive atmosphere of this brilliant theatre. It is a best kept secret but it would be a shame for so...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

As you walk around the corner towards the main door of Alphabetti, you may be forgiven for briefly considering it as some sort of ambush or trick, as there aren't many venues in such unglamorous surroundings. However, once inside you find a truly unique, independent...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for the arts and is unfortunately closing down soon at this particular venue. It's been a great place to watch all sorts of art in action. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It's very easy to miss Alphabetti Theatre... it's accessed down a tiny side street by an abandoned car park. Once you find it though you are in for a treat. You descend underground past walls covered in local art and cartoons. Next you het to...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The very intriguing and inventive space is on the move . I have followed the ups and downs of this venue . It has delighted and amazed me and now it is being moved , because the building is being demolished . Not only this...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

I had meaning to go here for a while and as we were going with college to see a play I was really excited. Awesome use of the space. I would always have to have someone with me though as I have a walking frame...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Visited for the first time in a while, and the place is looking better thaan ever after its referb! with the addition of a new bookshop and a new piano. just popped in for a coffe during the day this time however the up coming...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Second home in Newcastle - so welcoming, fresh, fun, messy, gritty and important to the fast developing arts scene in this city

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