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Congress Theatre

Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4BP, England
+44 1323 412000
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all night long with brendon cole

saw brendon at theatre royal norwich yesterday sunday 28th january 2018 such an amazing... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
carol a
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Norwich, United Kingdom
The Bar is dreadful and there appeared to be no stewards/security at the venue.

The bar at The Winter Garden Theatre is truly dreadful, with people queuing for an absolute age to... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Jack H
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lovely venue” (2 reviews)
“hollies” (3 reviews)
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Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4BP, England
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+44 1323 412000
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

saw brendon at theatre royal norwich yesterday sunday 28th january 2018 such an amazing performance he was so good firstly the dancing out of this world singing playing around with fellow performers one of the best theatre visits ive had for a few years xx...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

The bar at The Winter Garden Theatre is truly dreadful, with people queuing for an absolute age to get a drink. Why don't they get more bar staff in and open both bars, their wages would more than be covered by the extra takings in...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Lovely venue very clean and bright big .spacious big building went to see Hollies in concert fantastic show would go see them again well worth it fans was amazing as was Hollies staff very friendly will be back to see more shows in the not...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable evening, the artists were first class. It's a shame that this venue is closing soon for refurbishment.

Thank Bizwig
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I last saw Swan Lake in the theatre. The performances I've seen have been good and I know the theatre is to be closed and refurbished at the end of the year. It's hard to know where best to sit. The Grand Circle feels so...More

Thank Trevor S
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

What a great venue. The all round view and acoustics were excellent. We were seated in the Grand a Circle which was very well laid out. The actual show with the Hollies was truly fantastic and fully appreciated by the near capacity audience. If you...More

Thank Wayne D
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We have been many times to see many different shows, plays and concerts. Like many theatres in provincial towns it needs support, which is variable even though what is staged often is as good as anything to be seen in the West End. It is...More

Thank shaun t
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Congress is in better shape than many local theatres. Comfy seats with good legroom, friendly staff, good location, and we saw a good show.

Thank jci6
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Visit here normally in spring and autumn for the regular sixties music show. Surprising how many of the originals are still performing. Some of really good standard but others should probably think about putting their feet up and retiring. Great to see the bands and...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for Steampunk Ball. Selection of ales limited. Tried the only real ale, Harvey's Bitter, which was in a barrel. It was completely flat and utterly disgusting. The staff are trying their best, but the whole place is suffering from lack of investment.

Thank pearcey4
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We parked behind the theater mostly disabled ( blue badge ) spaces and free , quite a few spaces but we did get their early , hope this helps you
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