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Great Intimate Venue

The Anvil is a comparatively small concert hall but attracts a lot of big names. This makes the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ally M
Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
Went to a gig there on 20th July with many friends.

I went to The Anvil concert arena to see a gig and even though small in size, it is one of the best... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
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The Anvil is one of Hampshire’s largest entertainment venues and offers a wide range of entertainment for all ages including stand-up comedy, theatre, ballet & opera, classical music, pop concerts and pantomime. This year we’ve welcomed top class...more
Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
+44 1256 844244
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Anvil is a comparatively small concert hall but attracts a lot of big names. This makes the experience very intimate and personal . The facilities are great and the service is very good. We go several times a year to see a variety of...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I went to The Anvil concert arena to see a gig and even though small in size, it is one of the best venues for gigs I've ever been too. Wide open stage and sitti g area which gives you the impression that you have...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Along with a group of friends, we travelled from across the country to see Gary Numan at the Anvil. It goes without saying that the show itself was stunning, but we were all as impressed with the venue. Access was easy from both the station...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

On Friday the 6 this month a group of friends and I went to see the Motown show. The show itself was excellent, however as it had been a red hot day the air condition was not turned on not working. It was roasting and...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

An excellent evening watching an good dance programme with Ian Waite & Oti Matube from Strictly come Dancing. the cast of the show were also excellent. A great show at an Excellent venue

Thank johnm1938
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Good show but the sound was not good in places. Well organised but it was difficult to hear some of the dialogue due the sound quality sometimes.

Thank brianswannell
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Our annual visit to Jules Holland was brilliant as always. The Anvil is a great venue, comfortable seats, great sound quality, clean with welcoming staff and reasonably priced drinks.

Thank MsHampshire
Reviewed 15 May 2018

So Ive Seen Prof Brian Cox, Hale and pace, Lee Evans and jack Dee here, always had fun, fairly well priced considering how big the artists are/were. Great sound very easy to find seat, not too overpriced on drinks/food considering its a theatre... Going back...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great shows and comfortable seating, prices are also decent. The staff are lovely and helpful also, calling if there has been any cancellations and giving us seats.

Thank strawberries342
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great night out at the Anvil to watch the Johnny Cash Road Show the band were excellent, would I go to the Anvil again yes, seat were comfortable and the staff excellent

Thank Jon D
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Response from Gary m | Reviewed this property |
They announce your not aloud photography during any performances