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Headgate Theatre

14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT, England
+44 1206 366000
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We chose The Headgate Theatre in the centre of Colchester for our Christmas client drinks. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
Great Venue

We held a company drinks evening at the Theatre before Christmas. The evening was held in the bar... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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A converted 19th Century Chapel The Headgate Theatre now boasts a fantastic 87 seat studio theatre that serves as the home to amateur theatre in Colchester. A full and varied programme includes drama, musical theatre,live music, dance and many other varieties of performance.
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14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT, England
14 Chapel Street North, Colchester CO2 7AT, England
+44 1206 366000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose The Headgate Theatre in the centre of Colchester for our Christmas client drinks. We hosted 80 guests in the bar area and rehearsal space. The people at the theatre we so helpful and really made the space look great, using their lights from...More

Thank NaomiBirdy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held a company drinks evening at the Theatre before Christmas. The evening was held in the bar and rehearsal studio upstairs. It is a great area with good lighting and lots of space. The staff could not have been more helpful in setting up...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purcell Architects hosted an great social evening at the theatres rehearsal studios. We had access to all the facilities and a fully staffed bar and reception. The staff were really helpful and made the evening a great success. I would happily recommend this venue for...More

Thank adamqedwards
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This small theatre is run by volunteers and their passion underlines every production. Great variety throughput the season and some stand-out performances. The intimate space is used creatively and the standard id very high. Good toilets, nice bar, ice creams in the interval - but...More

Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Where would you find a small intimate Theatre like the Headgate only in Historic Colchester. It is cosy has a Bar and is great value for money. Their recent production Olde Tyme Music Hall was a great success and we were all still laughing when...More

Thank wimpey48
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Saw Grow up Grandad at the Headgate a couple of weeks ago. Despite the terrible title, this play was outstanding - the acting and the set of professional standard (and the ice-cream excellent). I was completely enraptured. Thanks for a great evening's entertainment.

Thank Izzy2thebKing
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had a great evening of fun and laughter at the Old Time Music Hall Evening this week. A wonderful cast of local people truly having fun themselves in this little gem of a Theatre hiding in the back streets. Be there - you will...More

Thank johnpowell2
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We have attended many shows at this great little theatre and it always delivers. Fantastic production values and also excellent value for money. Well worth leaving the sofa for! Congratulations to all concerned for your hard work, dedication and professionalism.

Thank RomanRemains
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We've never been disappointed with a show at the Headgate. Intimate atmosphere, friendly people and a chance to meet the cast in the refurbished bar afterwards. Very good value for money.

Thank Merkin
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Last week I went to see God's Waiting Room by Karen Bartholomew at Headgate Theatre. A Brilliant play in a delightful little theatre. The staff where very welcoming and knowledgeable. I will definitely use this theatre again.

Thank Jan2018
David K, Bookings Manager at Headgate Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed both the theatre and the play. Do please visit us again and keep an eye out for our new season's brochure which will be published in late July.

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9 July 2015|
Response from David K | Property representative |
I am so sorry I have only just picked up your request we are about to go dark for some building work to be undertaken _ Our next production is northanger abbey on agust 8th why not keep an eye on our website... More