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Address: 33 Manning River Dr, Taree, New South Wales 2430, Australia
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+61 2 6592 5466
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Presenting the best in live theatre and entertainment on the NSW Mid North...

Presenting the best in live theatre and entertainment on the NSW Mid North Coast. The Manning Entertainment Centre is a cultural service of Greater Taree City Council

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A great local venue

It is always a delight going to the Manning Entertainment Centre to watch a show. There isn't a bad seat in the place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nicola R
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Taree, Australia
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Taree, Australia
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always a delight going to the Manning Entertainment Centre to watch a show. There isn't a bad seat in the place.

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Thank Nicola R
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Thanks Nicola R! Glad to hear that you love the Manning Entertainment Centre as much as we do :-) More 

Taree, Australia
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This was the first time I'd been to the Entertainment Centre and I was very impressed.The seating was comfortable the show was first class the staff were very friendly.

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Thank tomkimmorgan
Taree, Australia
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78 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

The volunteer staff do a great job here. The venue is nice and clean. Good access for wheelchairs and staf to help find a position.

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Thank Tareean
Taree, Australia
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The centre has fabulous acoustics and orchestras love to play there. We have had ballet companies, musicals, theatre(Looking through the Glass Onion) and rock artists. Something to suit every taste and age.

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Thank katrina860
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Thanks Katrina860 - hope to see you back again soon for another great show! More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Went there recently to see Roy Orbison (Dean Bourne) and the Everly Bros (Robertson Bros) tribute show. The show was fantastic. The likeness of Dean's voice to the real Roy Orbison was uncanny and sent a shiver down our spines! It was a humid night and the aircon failed to cope, with just the odd breath of cool air passing... More 

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Thank iancam47
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Hi Iancam47, Glad you enjoyed the show - I've had 'Wake Up Little Suzie' by the Everly Bros stuck in my head ever since. It was a bad night for the air conditioning system. Our air con has survived well past its expected lifespan and struggles to keep up on the really hot days. The great news is that we... More 

Diamond Beach, Australia
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97 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Saw the Roy Orbison/ Everly Bros tribute show Friday 19 Feb here - great show ! Being a very humid evening , was very disappointed that aircon at the MEC was not functioning well. Made for a very uncomfortable experience. Not a good look for an otherwise excellent venue.

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Thank Briantravel
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Hi Briantravel, thanks for your review and we're glad you enjoyed the show. Sorry that the air conditioning was not comfortable - you're right, it is an old system that is well past its prime. The good news is that we'll be closing for a few weeks in June/July to install a brand new air conditioner. You should notice an... More 

Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Have been to muliple shows always have had great seats very impressed with the sound quality of this venue.Professional and friendly staff and volunteers.Very well organised. Taree is very luck to have such a great venue.

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Thank Val G
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Thanks Val G, glad you think we have a terrific venue. We think we have terrific patrons! The staff and volunteers will be very grateful to hear your feedback. More 

Old Bar, Australia
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Recently attended a local production of Mary Poppins at MEC and found the production and centre to be of excellent standard. The staff and volunteers should be extremely proud of themselves in the way they have organised and produced the event. Being a regional centre I believe any seat in the centre would offer great viewing and atmosphere not matter... More 

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Thank KevMels
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Thanks KevMels - glad you enjoyed Mary Poppins. We will pass on your comments to our staff and volunteers. We agree - they should be very proud of themselves. Glad you think so too :-) More 

Taree, Australia
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We have been to multiple shows at this venue and we have always been impressed with the quality of the venue and the friendly and professional staff. Highly recommended.

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Thank Julia H
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Thanks Julia H for the lovely review! More 

Taree, Australia
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Some high quality perfomances here and a great intimate venue.Well layed out and acoustically perfect.Good cafe and friendy staff..always a good night out!

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Thank gothecow
Jeremy M, Manager at Manning Entertainment Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Look forward to seeing you back in 2016. More 

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