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I can recommend a children's performance here

I took my 2 yr old grandson to see a production of The Gruffalo. . My grandson, aged 3 yrs really... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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Great theatre for local performances.

Attended a show called Showtime. Ticket booking was straight forward and the view of the stage was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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The Hawth is one of the busiest arts venues in the south east. Open all year round the venue presents theatre, west end shows, dance, music, opera, comedy and more. The venue includes a 855 seat Theatre, a 146 seat Studio, a Curzon Cinema and Sway...more
The Hawth Theatre & Conference Complex Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ, England
+44 1293 553636
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my 2 yr old grandson to see a production of The Gruffalo. . My grandson, aged 3 yrs really enjoyed it and he understood the story throughout. His face and attention span said it all. He was very comfortable sitting on a booster...More

Thank ceciliamorrison
TheHawth, General Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your review Cecilia, we're really pleased you (and especially your grandson!) enjoyed your visit to The Hawth and The Gruffalo and hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't fault the venue or the parking. Drinks extremely overpriced and the show (The Gruffalos child) seemed geared to entertain the adults rather than the children. The suspense was ruined by poorly timed annoying jokes and my son who is severely autistic had a...More

Thank Lindy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a show called Showtime. Ticket booking was straight forward and the view of the stage was good. The seats were a little uncomfortable after 2 hours. Pre show food was good and the atmosphere was good. Wouldn’t seek it out as a place to...More

Thank tommo_t1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent bar downstairs but a limited lager & ale selection on draught, upstairs had no draught beers at all. We only had the one drink before the show and at the interval and there were plenty of staff available. Great show, super vocals at a...More

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Ok we popped in to ask a couple of questions, you don't girl at desk was not only chatting to a friend but also quite rude. She didn't know anything we asked. I returned later spoke to a older lady much better ty xMore

Thank Kelly O
TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

I'm very sorry that we didn't meet either your or our expectations on this occasion. We pride ourselves on our customer service and it is disappointing that we let ourselves down and I have spoken to the Box Office manager regarding your comment. However I'm...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

First visit for several years although only live 20 minutes away. Nice modern Theatre with good size free carpark. Staff helpful and the show itself (Illegal Eagles ) was excellent. A good range of entertainment on offer. Will make an effort to see whats on...More

Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A good variety of shows and good views from everywhere in both the main auditorium and the studio. Their pantos are always the best in the area. Could do with a few more ladies loos and some of their shows are a bit pricey

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 31 March 2018

My partner and I are great tango fans so we jumped at the chance of buying a pair of tickets for "Tango Moderno" The show was frankly a complete waste of £54, to watch a troupe of youngsters prancing about the stage with poor quality...More

Thank richardwainwright50
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Food has never been great here but last night surpassed terrible, chips were oven cooked far too many fish had the soggiest batter ever for the princely sum of 14.99 absolutely awful will never eat here again.

Thank beverlybondon
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Went here on Saturday evening and was surprised by the staffs response when entering the venue with a wheelchair. They panicked and made my friend feel awkward. We had called and booked a wheelchair seat with a career. Felt extremely unwanted and uncomfortable. Show was...More

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Sharie D
15 May 2018|
Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Yes, all the stalls seats have a good view. People prefer the centre block generally and then its a personal preference depending on customer and the type of show.
Simon E
13 December 2017|
Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Hi Simon, Children can sit in the restricted view seats. As these are discounted seats, this is the lowest price for both children and adults.
11 December 2017|
Response from MiDiFr | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that you can't officially but no-one is likely to police this if you are discrete.