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West Cliff Theatre

Tower Road | Clacton-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE, England
+44 1255 433344
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we have been to this theatre a few time and and have been delighted with all showsits nice to have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Essex, United Kingdom
Make believe tour

Great concert met with the group after the show very friendly staff and such a beautiful theatre... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassandra G
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Established on the current Clacton site in 1899, and run independently by the West Cliff Trust, the West Cliff is the only surviving purpose-built theatre in Clacton, and plays host to professional touring shows and many local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, dance schools, and other youth groups. Its compact auditorium with just under 600 seats, a unique atmosphere and knowledgeable and friendly staff make it Clacton's theatre of choice for artistes and audiences alike. The Stage Door Bar is open both prior to and during the interval for each show, and provides pre-booked meals for selected shows. The lounge may be hired for private functions with or without bar and catering services.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Tower Road | Clacton-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE, England
+44 1255 433344
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we have been to this theatre a few time and and have been delighted with all showsits nice to have a drink befor and order your drinks for interlude thank you so much to staff

Thank sunnyglo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great concert met with the group after the show very friendly staff and such a beautiful theatre places like that should be used more often it's a piece of our history

Thank Cassandra G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I took my mum to the Westcliff Theatre to see Be-bop-a-lula in June - this was my mum's late mothers day present! It was an absolutely amazing show with superb performances by the guys as Roy Orbison, Billy Fury, Ricky Valance, Buddy...More

1  Thank valandkarl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the theatre to see a special performance by the students of Evolution Foundation College. The seating and theatre itself made the experience special.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good shows and comedy acts , ADSs performances - first class -at prices that suit all pockets. You are welcomed by all that are involved at the West Cliff Theatre People of Clacton enjoy the West Cliff- if you are coming to the town on...More

Thank terryjohnlinehan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compact and intimate venue with plenty of space for long legs. A bit hot, but a great experience with good sound quality and good views from all the seats.

Thank mikemY1524JY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here many times and the volunteers are very good and helpful. It is a very old but lovely theatre

Thank SandraP763EA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to see Talon twice now, they are the best tribute band I have ever seen. The theatre is getting some really good people and it's worth going as it's cheaper than London. We have also seen Nathan Carter who is great.

Thank jomar22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 17 June for @EvolutionFundCol excellent end of year show. It was a very hot evening. We were melting in our seats so how the performers survived is amazing. Needs ventilation/aircon. Seats comfortable but have poor sightlines.

2  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 19 June 2017

What a fantastic place. We were very lucky to be in the audience last Sunday evening (11th June 2017) and from the moment that we collected our tickets from the box office. Until we left the theatre we had a marvelous time. The staff are...More

1  Thank Norm P
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maggie m
16 January 2017|
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Response from norbold | Property representative |
All seats give a good view. It really depends how near you want to be to the stage. If you want extra leg room, Rows A and U are the best.
david c
17 August 2016|
Response from Charlotte-Ann R | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on their website 🙂