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A lovely theatre and really nice theatre staff.

Did a show here and most of the staff were amazing, lovely people, tech guy's were amazing, Chris... read more

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Lovely theatre

This is now run by a group of volunteers who still manage to pull in big names. We are going... read more

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
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Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 615 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2018 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
+44 1983 868000
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All reviews west end run by volunteers box office full monty great acts singing and dancing joe pasquale lovely venue front of house audience participation isle of wight well worth a visit keep up the good work car park value for money cast performance
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Reviewed yesterday

Did a show here and most of the staff were amazing, lovely people, tech guy's were amazing, Chris and the ice man! Please visit and support this theatre.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank buckshee72
MichaelB541, Volunteer at Shanklin Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your great review, we are delighted that we met or even exceeded you expectations! We all look forward to welcoming you back to our humble theatre very soon. Thanks also for your comment on our 'Ice Man' Peter Frankling who looks after...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is now run by a group of volunteers who still manage to pull in big names. We are going tonight, to see Jason Manford.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deewhy987
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place run by volunteers. We have seen some wonderful acts in the five years we have lived here. Stylistics were great. It is a wonderful place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tonyh2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently attended the show with the Stylistics performing. They were great and a very enjoyable set playing and singing all the songs we hoped to hear and as good as the many times we have seen them before. Unfortunately there was a warm up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Watched a concert here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The place itself is very nice and the staff whom volunteer are so polite and helpful. Plenty of refreshments at reasonable prices are available and I think all seats in the theatre offer a good view. Parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my other half visited the Shanklin Theatre to see ‘Mindgame’ in April and it was just brilliant. The actual theatre itself is so lovely and quaint and it really needs the donations and peoples contributions to keep going. I for one would be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank daniellefallows
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Booked to see Andy Fairweather Low and came over from the mainland, had read up on the theatre and wasn't sure what to expect, the West End it is not, however, given that it is run mainly by volunteers to keep it afloat, it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank genee914
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My wife and I have visited the Isle of Wight on many occasions but this was the first time we had been to a show at Shanklin Theatre.We watched 'Beyond the West End' and could not have chosen a better show for our first visit.The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely venue for all kinds of entertainment. Run by volunteers so has to be supported with your attendance at the various shows. We don’t want to lose it so book a show now ! 😊

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the Shanklin Theatre when we stayed in Sandown recently on a coach trip . This was not part of the package and we paid extra as entertainment at the hotel was not good .. and how glad were we that we did .....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 August 2018|
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Response from MichaelB541 | Property representative |
Hello, Vernon Cottage car park, Orchardleigh car park or any on-street parking if available. Please note, there is no parking facilities at the theatre. We hope this helps.
6 September 2017|
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Response from 3050mary | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed the question.....check website....better late than never.
6 February 2017|
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Response from MichaelB541 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question, please visit the Theatre's website, select the show of your choice from the 'Whats On' tab, click on the show and then on the 'Showings, select a date' box (to the right), the seating plan... More