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New Wolsey Theatre

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Address: Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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+44 1473 295900
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10:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the...

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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Sinbad

Had a fantastic time the panto never disappoints, will be going again next year. Went to the comedy club show in February again had a fab night with lots of laughs

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good little theatre. The staff are always friendly. The seating arrangements are good with the seating in an arena style. I do find the seats a bit uncomfortable during a long performances. Allow plenty of time for parking as although there is a new car park at the side this soon gets filled if the town is... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic time the panto never disappoints, will be going again next year. Went to the comedy club show in February again had a fab night with lots of laughs

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Thank Susanne B
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took our Granddaughter to see this years pantomime, the show was excellent and we all had a great evening.

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Thank Charlene685
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been going to the Wolsey for around 10 years since living in Suffolk, and we have never been disappointed by the welcome. The art/show is usually great too - because they have good taste in programming - but this is a quick review to celebrate the welcome. The management could not be more attentive, the staff from box office... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent event again this year.... fun for all the family. Cast were exceptional. Good atmosphere, comfortable seats in a small intimate theatre. Looking forward to our next visit.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It's great to see that you enjoyed your visit and the performance so much :) I do hope we will have the chance to welcome you back soon. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great pre show meal. Booked in advance and had a great two course meal (usually £14.50 per person) quite a lot of choice. The food was really tasty and beautifully presented. Service was excellent so was a lovely relaxed start to the evening before watching the show with no worries about being late - all under the same... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so happy with our new Theatre Chef, and we're really proud of our Pre-Performance menu. As we enter spring, Chef will have a new seasonal menu - and I am already looking forward to the tasting session at our next training event! I'll be sure to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Sinbad rock and roll panto yesterday, we go each year but took two family members who had never been before. We all had a great afternoons entertainment, all performers were excellent but Donna the Dame was incredible. The music and singing so good too. If anyone reading this is wondering if they should go please do as... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review and for your continued kind support! May I say a big Welcome from the New Wolsey Theatre team to all of you and your first time visitors - we hope it will be the first of many. It's great to see that you enjoyed the performance so much!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great car park nearby and good action on the stage floor! You wont get a cramp in your but ,because the seats are well padded and high backed have fun.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review! I'm happy to see you enjoyed your visit with us. I do hope I will have the chance to welcome you back soon. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have seen the pantomime 7 years running and would be very disappointed if we had to miss it 14 adults this year and we giggled like school children throughout, the artists are amazingly talented and appeals to all age groups advise you to book early. We have seen many shows here and next visit is to see Tommy, cannot wait

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review and for your continued support. It's great to see that you enjoyed Sinbad and that so many of you continue to visit us for every pantomime - we were particularly fond of your giggling this year! We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Tommy... More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The show was our first our friends at Ipswich have been raving about it for years, so we decided to come this year, we were so impressed with the talent on show. We thought they were as good if not better than the London shows we have seen, and half the travelling and money. Compliments to the cast. We will... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. May I say a big Welcome from the New Wolsey Theatre team for your first visit - we hope it will be the first of many! It's great to see that you enjoyed the performance so much! I have to agree that the cast were wonderfully talented this... More 

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