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Wyvern Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Aladdin with Adam Woodyat

Excellent pantomime as always and so entertaining. Adam and the cast were brilliant, looking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
gillhopkins
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Panto

Only had 1 person on the bottom bar so queued for 20 min to get 2 drinks , luckily got there 40 min... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anthony P
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We are the Wyvern Theatre in Swindon. A 635 seat venue hosting musicals, comedy, plays and gigs.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Theatre Square, Swindon SN1 1QN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent pantomime as always and so entertaining. Adam and the cast were brilliant, looking forward to the 2019 production.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gillhopkins
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are having an amazing panto season so far with some very appreciative audiences. I am pleased you enjoyed the show and are planning on returning for Sleeping Beauty, book early to get the best possible tickets and seats! We are already on sale now!...More

Reviewed yesterday

Great pantomuesterday. Venue is OK but best take your own refreshments as both venues had horrendous queues especially the bar before the performance. It took ages to be served and we were there some 45 mins ahead of the performance to have a drink /chat....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ladram14
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your feedback Regarding bar queues we have the same problem as any theatre in that there is a very small window of time to serve potentially around 600 customers and for this reason we have 4 bars and endeavour to have them...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only had 1 person on the bottom bar so queued for 20 min to get 2 drinks , luckily got there 40 min early also no organisation at which way the queue was. Panto was good so would recommend to all to go

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Anthony P
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for the feedback, it;s great to hear you enjoyed the performance of Aladdin. I shall pass your bar feedback on to our Hospitality team Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just returned from attending the dress rehearsal of the pantomime with a local Scout group and I have to say it was the most enjoyable pantomime I’ve ever been too. Amazing cast, great story and wonderful songs. What a great evening... I’m still grinning now!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom_Blancmange
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for our first panto feedback of the season...and a 5 star one too! We love panto time and to get such wonderful feedback really is appreciated by all involved. We hope you have a very Merry Christmas Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Wyvern theatre is a great little theatre with comfortable seats and just the right ambient temperature to be pleasant throughout the show. The staff are cheery and very helpful. Parking is ample, though fills up quickly in the nearest location, but there are plenty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mbalpha
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review and rating, I am glad that overall you had an enjoyable visit. I do note your comment regarding bar prices. We do not have the same buy in power as a supermarket and for partially that reason our drinks prices will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see our daughter perform in The Swindon Gang Show. Brilliant Show The theatre was not, no bar open, all drinks supplied in 1 time cups i.e plastic. No cloakroom facility for hanging coats, a must in winter with elderly or young visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The W
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback, some of which unfortunately is inaccurate and misleading. Drinks are served in plastic cups in the immediate run up to the show starting and during the interval to allow customers to be able to take their drinks into the auditorium with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful evening. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the seats were comfortable and the temperature in the theatre was just right. The show was fantastic and, at the end of the evening, we all agreed that it had been a most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ContentedLady75
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review and thanks for the 5 stars! We hope yo have a very Merry Christmas Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing performance. The best we seen so far!!It was very exciting. Definitely buy tickets for this show. Highly recommended for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Magda B
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have had some great feedback for this show but you can never have too much of a good thing! Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant show...an other very enjoyable visit.. the grandchildren loved it.. affordable pleasant venue with excellent amenities

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christine M
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely feedback Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great evening with the grandkids. The show kept them spellbound. All seats have a good view, the staff were friendly and the pre purchased family ice cream deal worked well. One of our favourite venues for kids and adults.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cheeseraker
SwindonTheatres, Public Relations Manager at Wyvern Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words and 5 star rating! Darren Chivers Customer Service Manager

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hannahmarie32017
28 July 2018|
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Response from Paradise746734 | Reviewed this property |
You will get a great view from the stalls, very near the stage.
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NannaSue51
20 April 2017|
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Response from WyvernTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thanks for asking this question. Although Row B is not tiered, the seats are graduated in that they are not directly behind each other. You can take a look at the auditorium on our website, go to About Us > Venue... More
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ChrisHindle
24 January 2017|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
I was just warning people that the front 3 rows are not tiered which may not suit everyone. Absolutely no problems with CBB at all. The seating is not within your control. Just to reiterate your show was great we enjoyed it... More
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