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Swindon Arts Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Father Christmas needs a wee performance.

My nephew had the most wonderful time watching this show. He loved it! Highly recommended show... read more

Reviewed today
Turkey4ever19
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Santa needs a wee - fabulous panto

Well done guys, this was a wonderful performance! We have been to your Christmas show for the last... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kookie142
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Swindon
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  • Poor3%
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Devised Road, SN1 4BJ, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

My nephew had the most wonderful time watching this show. He loved it! Highly recommended show around Christmas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Turkey4ever19
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well done guys, this was a wonderful performance! We have been to your Christmas show for the last few years with our daughter as a lovely build up to Christmas. This was my favourite so far! Quick mention to your lovely ladies that meet and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kookie142
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to the Arts Centre on 2 consecutive Saturdays to see 2 comedy shows. Both were excellent (as far as the artists were concerned} but the venue left a bit to be desired. The first event (Zoe Lyons) took place as a sudden cold snap...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Val U
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for this feedback. I am pleased to say that the issue you mention regarding it being cold has since been dealt with. We did have an issue with heating but this is now fixed and we have had no further issues. I can...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a very funny panto and the cast looked like they were enjoying themselves as much as the audience! The staff/volunteers (I'm not quite sure on that bit) were friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. This was my second visit to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank W1f3y
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the 5 stars! you are correct in saying our Front of House team comprises mainly of volunteers. From all of us we hope you have a very Merry Christmas Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having a weekend to ourselves, took the wife to see the Adam's Family musical at Swindon Arts Centre. Left very much deafened by the overly high volume of the main performers using mics through the speakers. Seating was cramped, and not the best seats in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 923Dan
SwindonTheatres, Guest Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am sorry to hear you felt the volume levels were set to high. Sound checks were made before each performance but I will pass your comments back to the visiting company who operated their own sound. Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Swindon Arts Centre is a lovely little venue, in Swindon Old Town. It was a great venue to see Geoff Marsh’s 2018 Pantomime production “Space Trek”.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wiltshirewall
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 star review and rating Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two comments. Firstly the seats are reasonably comfortable but there is very little leg room which was a problem. We were told we could have asked for a seat with more leg room but not much use after the fact. Very uncomfortable for tall or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda I
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and rating. For future bookings we do have some rows with slightly more leg room, row C is a popular one for this reason. We will pass your comments regarding sound onto the visiting production company as they ran there own...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Graham Fellowes at Swindon Arts Centre 22 Nov 18. I arrived at the Swindon Arts centre to be greeted by a lovely lady in the foyer, with a big smile and a warm welcome. Please thank this nice lady. I didn't get her name but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TerrenceTurner
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this 5 star review. Your kinds words are really appreciated and will be shared with the wider team. Kind regards Darren Chivers Customer Services Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to see TC&I 20/11 and the cool ladies who run the place heard that I need to catch the last train to London so allowed me in front of the queue for the signing session after the gig! Made a complete stranger feel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Avi P
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are pleased that we ever able to go that extra mile to make your visit so enjoyable. Thanks for the 4 stars and feedback Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

TC I, Colin Moulding and Terry Chambers, two members of the 70s/80s group XTC performed to a packed house. What a fantastic evening. Highly recommended!!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dickie1953
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Swindon Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks for the 5 stars! Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

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rosemary w
24 September 2016|
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Response from H B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. All seats at the Arts Centre have a good view. It's only a small venue and the stage can be seen clearly from any position.
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JackDavis
7 November 2015|
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Response from Tom W | Property representative |
Hi John, My recommendation is to call the venue on 01793 524 481, who'll be able to check.
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