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Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre

Guild Hall 1HT Lancaster Road | Lancashire, Preston PR1 1HT, England
+44 1772 804444
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Great show by Jason Manford - Muddle Class Must see!!

Although a great show. Only tickets checked on the way in. There was no security check. When the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tigeriffic69
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Leyland, United Kingdom
20th Century boy

we went to see the t-rex musical at the end of may - the show was brilliant, but the projection... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chorley_beth
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Theatre, concert hall and event space in the centre of Preston. Also home to The Villa Italian restaurant, Review cocktail bar, Bonds Ice Cream parlour and Level (bowling and sports bar). Preston Businesses 'Carol May's Dance Studio', 'Safehands nursery' and 'Curious Minds' arts organisation are also located in the complex.
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Guild Hall 1HT Lancaster Road | Lancashire, Preston PR1 1HT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although a great show. Only tickets checked on the way in. There was no security check. When the doors opened to take your seats, there was no one on hand to direct you to your seat. There was lots of people trying to work out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we went to see the t-rex musical at the end of may - the show was brilliant, but the projection equipment didnt work, which they claimed wouldnt affect the show, but i think the audience was subdued because of it. the charter theatre was so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the plus side, Count Arthur Strong was a hoot, with a book 'singeing' after the show and a chance to meet Steve himself. Quality entertainment with no foul language. On the minus side, this is possibly one of the most cramped seating arrangements I...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed the show. Sorry to hear about your experience with the legroom, on your next visit please ring the Box Office staff who will be happy to advise you on the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a relaxed venue, great if its raining as its all undercover from the multi story car park. Also cheaper than Manchester for the same show. Was late starting not good when you have to travel back to Manchester. Had a technical issue the 'projection'...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your lovely comments about the venue and the car park access. The tour company who brought 20th Century Boy here apologise again for the technical difficulties you experienced. Best wishes

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with 7 friends to the 80s night last night in the guild hall. It was a good night but they had falsely advertised a lot of things. It was billed as an 80a night with cheap drinks, cocktails and it would be on till...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We apologise for the lack of cocktails at this event, they will be available at the next Club Tropicana, which will be announced shortly. We had numerous drink offers on for the event, including £3 bottles and cans, jager bomb deals and cheaper spirits,...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Took the grandchildren to see gangsta grannie.Not a big fan of David Walliams but I was impressed with the whole story line, the actors/actresses did a great performance thoroughly enjoyable and laughed out loud one more than one occasion. The seats in the theatre could...More

Thank Christopher R
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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your kind words about the show. I am pleased to hear your seat was comfortable and had a great view, your comments about needing a little tlc have been passed to management. Many thanks for taking the time to review your...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Took my Grandchildren to see Gangsta Granny and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. One disappointment for them though. 'NO SWEETIES' on sale. A children's night at the theatre and no sweeties for them to munch on. My two only get sweeties as a treat and...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Janet, We are very sorry about the shortage of sweets on the day of your visit. We are usually very well stocked, but on this occasion demand had been particularly high over the previous days and we found ourselves in an unfortunate position of...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Visited last night for a Bee Gees tribute performance. Used bus station multi story car park as suggested by Guild Hall web site and the Sat nav post code took us on our 50 mile trip straight there no problems. Very reasonable priced and direct...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit and the show. We are currently working on improving the directional signage within the building and your comments about the communication of information will be taken on board. We are glad...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Went to see Heather Small last night. Great concert - what we could see of it! The night was ruined by people constantly taking photographs and videos on their smartphones. We were sat on the tiered balcony. We were enjoying the show when two ladies...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We are sorry to hear that your enjoyment was reduced by the number of cameras and phones in the audience. The rule on if this is allowed depends on the type of show and the show managements approval. As this was a concert, dancing...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The parking is good as it is next to the theatre and is a covered walkway, so good if it is not good weather. You can easily find the theatre however after that everything went downhill. The lift of which there is only one is...More

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HelenPGHmarketing, Marketing Officer at Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, We are sorry to hear that your experience was not as it should be. Your comments about the lift not being unlocked in time, and feeling like staff were not as helpful as you would expect have been passed to the Front of House...More

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