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Great theatre

It’s a fantastic small theatre. Bar is super fast at serving. Lovely place! Good location and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
YasR_123
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Very hot

We went to the theatre to see the Wizard of Oz. The show itself was very good but it was an... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Maisie P
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a fantastic small theatre. Bar is super fast at serving. Lovely place! Good location and friendly staff

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civicmarketing, Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for this fantastic review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the theatre to see the Wizard of Oz. The show itself was very good but it was an extremely hot day and there was no air conditioning for much of the show.More

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civicmarketing, Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review. We're really glad you enjoyed The Wizard of Oz, even if it was too hot. We have an air cooling system in the Civic but on extremely hot days it can take a little while to kick in,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Watched my daughters dance show here, nice location and size however limited parking (paid £7.50 for a few hours) . Some tickets available on the door which is good. The bar is always a long wait (previous visits) don't bother trying to get a drink...More

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civicmarketing, Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our venue. We're really pleased you like the location, size and seats. It seems from your review that you parked in the Fairfield Road car park during the day. This car park is reserved for permit holders in office hours which...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

I saw Brian at the Cliffs Pavilion and Civic is by far a better venue. This man has funny bones.. I have seen a few comics over the years some legends like Brian and others the new crowd that all seem to start on quiz...More

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civicmarketing, Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review. We're really pleased you enjoyed Brian Conley so much at our venue.

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Went with a group attending a Jack Petchey Achievers evening. Have been to similar evenings at other venues. This is the best venue so far. Small enough to be engaging but big enough to create a buzz. Comfortable seating, good facilities, friendly staff. Ample car...More

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civicmarketing, Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

For the last 5 years we have always booked to see the panto at Chelmsford, it’s something we love to do as a family, but until this year I have never felt the need to write a review. But I felt the civic staff and...More

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civicmarketing, Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this fantastic review, we're so glad you've been enjoying our Panto for so many years and you wanted to share your feedback with us!

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Civic Theatre for their Panto for five years now. It is a superb theatre, lots of leg room, very friendly staff, and the Panto is always brilliant. Can not recommend this highly enough.

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civicmarketing, Marketing team at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, we're so glad you enjoyed our Panto!

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice little theatre. Staff are very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our visit. Don't understand why we couldn't have cappuccino in the evening. We wanted to relax with one before the show we didn't want soft drinks. Why is this as you have it...More

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civicmarketing, Marketing Team at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review! We are glad you liked our theatre and we are really sorry you were not able to get a cappuccino. After speaking to members of staff who were working that evening it seems the coffee machine was out of...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

I've seen Barry Steele on numerous occasions and he is simply faultless. He is backed by a superb band and crew. All of them are exceptionally talented. The projection added to the story and makes the audience feel that they're immersed into the story of...More

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civicmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

I'm really glad you had a great experience at our theatres and enjoyed the performance! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A little hem of a theatre, just off Duke street. Excellent local parking and restaurants, bars so pre show drinks are convenient and well priced. Theatre is clear, retro but nice and makes the show personal. Staff friendly and helpful at all times. Bar and...More

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civicmarketing, Public Relations Manager at Civic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks for the lovely review!

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I always sit on the side downstairs for the best view. About half way back from the front if possible. You have more fun and it’s more interactive down there.
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