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Swansea Grand Theatre

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Another smashing Panto, Bravo!

Once again the Pembrokeshire Foster Carers took the children to see the final dress rehearsal... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tenby, United Kingdom
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Went to see The BOYS OF THE BARRICADE Show not exactly as expected but we enjoyed it thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
brian m
Derby, United Kingdom
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The Grand Theatre in Swansea has a wide variety of shows and exhibitions for everyone to enjoy. Footlights Cafe is open from 11.00am to 3.30pm on performance days (closed on Mondays), and Footlights restaurant is open from 5.00 pm on performance...more
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Singleton Street, Swansea SA1 3QJ, Wales
+44 1792 475715
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All reviews beauty and the beast afternoon tea great seats lovely atmosphere cakes panto performance cast stage opera johns cinderella matinee acts audience exellant ethan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once again the Pembrokeshire Foster Carers took the children to see the final dress rehearsal before it opened that evening. This has become a real highlight of the year. Another set of amazing performances by an incredibly talented cast. It is very funny as ever...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danfoster40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having worked here as a musician for many years I am sad to see how much the place has declined. Back stage is much as it always was, but the auditorium and sound quality leave a lot to be desired. Service at the bar was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesleypenybont
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went to see The BOYS OF THE BARRICADE Show not exactly as expected but we enjoyed it thoroughly, with a wide range of MUSIC + SONGS from different GENRES The BOYO from PENLAN and his mates DUN WELL BUT OH !!!!!!! whatever happened to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brian m
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Best night for a long long time. Belinda was wonderful. How can she perform like that at different venues almost every night, it must be a killer. Thank you Belinda , we enjoyed the evening soooooo much, thanks again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank e6mhs1
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Grand theatre delivered an ok show albeit singers had good voices even though they were stiff in their delivery however seating was uncomfortable, the bar and toilets were very shabby and failed to offer the grand appearance and atmosphere to meet expectations, staff were also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Took our two year old grandson to see Peppa Pig. Lovely old theatre which is well maintained. Helpful staff. The show was good and the grandson was mesmerised!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nickg716
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Watched a great show at the Grand, The Jersey Nights, great atmosphere visited many times love having drinks in the footlights bar before the show and during the interval. There are some great shows on all through the year. The Grand is very much part...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 918JohnM918
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Had family outing to the Grand theatre last night to watch Jersey nights exellant show,very good entertainmettotally,enjoyed by all of us

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john e
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazed with the afternoon tea, from the scones to the decor! Well worth every penny. Glad they have added extra dates as we will be booking again!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A few staff members (manageress of the bar gets a special mention) were rude and unhelpful. A minor request met with a dismissive lack of consideration. Left my jumper on the bus and was absolutely freezing in the air conditioned theatre, so asked if they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ffion B
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18 November 2018|
Response from brian m | Reviewed this property |
Yes...less so in the stalls Beautiful theatre
29 July 2018|
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Response from Gwenllian812 | Reviewed this property |
Morgans hotel is close but can be pricey. Premier Inn is nice and close. The Village Inn is about a 10 - 15 min walk and sometimes they have offers. Hope this helps