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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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Modern Theatre with Great Shows

This is a modern theatre in Ipswich with a range of great shows. Will continue to attend and veg... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bennichols18
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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wonderfully intimate theatre

If you want to experience the Wolsey at is best, sign up for the rock and roll Panto at Christmas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Budgie1958
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a modern theatre in Ipswich with a range of great shows. Will continue to attend and veg lucky to have it so close by.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your lovely comments! We really do have a great range of shows coming up in our Autumn Season, but book your tickets quick as they're selling fast! Don't forget, if you book 4 or more shows you'll receive a discount of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience the Wolsey at is best, sign up for the rock and roll Panto at Christmas. Its a fabulous experience, featuring some highly talented performers. I defy you not to enjoy it. if your experience of pantos is sour, thjis will...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback. This year's pantomime is 'Cinderella' and tickets are already selling very fast! We have an incredibly talented cast lined up, with a number of familiar faces returning to the New Wolsey...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was very efficient service even although there was a large number of 'theatre-goers' all arrive at virtually the same time. The 'half-time' drinks were placed neatly and easy to find and beer was still cold!More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! Thank you for your taking the time to share your comments! We're glad you had a great experience during your visit to the New Wolsey Theatre. Be sure to have a look at the exciting shows coming up in our Autumn Season. Pre-Performance...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are frequent visitors to the new Wolsey theatre. It doesn't seem to matter where you sit, you always have a great view of the stage. Seat prices are usually reasonable and the theatre is small enough to feel a connection with the stage yet...More

Thank Claire K
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback! Our Autumn Season opens on September 6th with the award-winning musical 'Once'. Don't forget to book your Season Ticket to make use of the best discounts, or become a Member with us to enjoy even...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always good variety of shows, can see the whole stage where ever you sit, good food weither you want a snack or a good mealMore

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jan, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts. Our Autumn Season is already selling out fast, so be sure to book your Season Ticket to get the best discounts! With Relaxed and Dementia Friendly performances available throughout the...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Marvellous. We go every year to the pantomime and to various plays and musical night's. Every seat has a good view and everything we've seen has been superb.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your thoughts! Preparations for this year's Rock'n' Roll Panto are well underway, with some familiar faces returning to the New Wolsey this Christmas. Tickets are already selling fast, so make sure you secure your seats...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I really wish more people support this gem of Ipswich. Great summer evening with alfresco drink before the show as well.More

Thank Rimzi
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your lovely feedback! Throughout the Summer our café is open 10am-3pm Monday-Friday, perfect for a lunchtime pitstop. Tickets are already selling fast for our Autumn Season, which opens on September 6th with the award-winning musical 'Once'. Book online or...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Took my little girl to enjoy a short story from one of the TW team. In order to provide this, they rely on donations for this 30 minute piece. The reader is always engaging and gets the kids involved in the story too. Great place,...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback! Don't forget to book your place for our next Storymaker session on Saturday 29th September. Our 'Little Storymaker' sessions are aimed at 3-4 year olds & 'Big Storymaker' sessions for 5-6 year olds - or feel...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Annual Rock & Roll Panto is well worth the exspence of taking the whole family grandparents as wellMore

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. So great to hear you love the Rock n Roll panto! A lot of families come every year as their annual tradition!! I'm sure you've booked your tickets for Cinderella already but just in...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Seen many a play at this Theatre, they are always very good, great intermate surroundings make you feel part of the production. Last saw “My Blue Heaven” as a Ipswich Town fan brought back great memories very well portrayed.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback. We’re so pleased that you enjoy coming to the New Wolsey Theatre! Our Blue Heaven was a great show and made us all feel very proud and emotional here at...More

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