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Excellent concert venue

We travelled from London to attend a concert and were very impressed and would not hesitate to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great entertainment and easy access

Have seen several comedians and dance troupes here but always visit at Christmas for the annual... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sue M
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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“jimmy carr”(6 reviews)
The Anvil is one of Hampshire’s largest entertainment venues and offers a wide range of entertainment for all ages including stand-up comedy, theatre, ballet & opera, classical music, pop concerts and pantomime. This year we’ve welcomed top class...more
Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
+44 1256 844244
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled from London to attend a concert and were very impressed and would not hesitate to return. Theatre is situated next to a shopping centre with a varied choice of restaurants etc etc. We had competitively priced seats that were very good and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see swan lake recently which was very good. We were sitting in the side circle which meant looking down at the stage at a sharp angle which gave me a crick in the neck by the end. The only complaint i have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank HantsShazam
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have seen several comedians and dance troupes here but always visit at Christmas for the annual pantomime and have never been disappointed with the shows

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We booked tickets for the Russian state ballet and performance of Swan lake, and were definitely not disappointed in their performance, we enjoyed all of it. What we did not enjoy however, was the seats !! Firstly, we enjoy your theatre, and yes, the views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lottydickenson
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Went to the anvil to see Simon Reeve. Got there early, but could not get in for 15 minutes because entrance was 1 hour before performance. However got some drinks and ordered some for the break. A bit expensive. Seating was good and a good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Spud C
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The wife booked tickets to see Killer Queen at the Anvil....... What a disappointment! The seating at the Anvil is excellent, so wherever you are, the view is great. However the Act wasn't! Quite hard not to laugh when the songs are sung with a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jbm232017
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue; welcoming staff; nice bar, we didn’t have a drink though! The hall where we attended the tribute was huge! Seats comfy; good leg room also. Really enjoyed our Visit here; what an ideal location; not far from the train station and coach station.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim Q
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Anvil is a comparatively small concert hall but attracts a lot of big names. This makes the experience very intimate and personal . The facilities are great and the service is very good. We go several times a year to see a variety of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ally M
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I went to The Anvil concert arena to see a gig and even though small in size, it is one of the best venues for gigs I've ever been too. Wide open stage and sitti g area which gives you the impression that you have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank eastendlad
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Along with a group of friends, we travelled from across the country to see Gary Numan at the Anvil. It goes without saying that the show itself was stunning, but we were all as impressed with the venue. Access was easy from both the station...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank higgyf1
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They announce your not aloud photography during any performances