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1st visit

Booked to see Andy Fairweather Low and came over from the mainland, had read up on the theatre and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andover, United Kingdom
Wonderful small theatre,deserves support.

My wife and I have visited the Isle of Wight on many occasions but this was the first time we had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter W
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Shanklin Theatre is an all year round 615 seat venue providing top entertainment for all tastes. There are regular shows with household names from Comedy and Music, and for 2018 there are professional touring plays featuring familiar TV faces. In...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Shanklin Towers Prospect Road, Shanklin PO37 6AD, England
+44 1983 868000
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All reviews west end run by volunteers box office full monty great acts joe pasquale plenty of leg room front of house lovely venue full house audience participation book tickets isle of wight well worth a visit keep up the good work car park value for money
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked to see Andy Fairweather Low and came over from the mainland, had read up on the theatre and wasn't sure what to expect, the West End it is not, however, given that it is run mainly by volunteers to keep it afloat, it was...More

Thank genee914
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I have visited the Isle of Wight on many occasions but this was the first time we had been to a show at Shanklin Theatre.We watched 'Beyond the West End' and could not have chosen a better show for our first visit.The...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely venue for all kinds of entertainment. Run by volunteers so has to be supported with your attendance at the various shows. We don’t want to lose it so book a show now ! 😊

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Shanklin Theatre when we stayed in Sandown recently on a coach trip . This was not part of the package and we paid extra as entertainment at the hotel was not good .. and how glad were we that we did .....More

Thank 1966Yvonne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an escape from endless cafes and tearooms. for a modest price, we four had a wonderful experience-a great show, comfortable seating, and a variety of drinks and nibbles to keep us going. Top class performers and a good view of the stage, there is...More

Thank brianandpat2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another great place to visit I an friends really enjoyed or night here would defiantly recommend going to see a show here great staff friendly an all voluntary run amazing night

Thank Lisa Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see show on Thursday night it was wonderful can't wait to go back one day it was west end show

Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Sandown and it was our coach driver suggested that we go to the show "Beyond The East End" at The Shanklin Theatre. The show was wonderful and as we were seated in the fourth row back, had a great view. The...More

Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To finish off the birthday treat we pre-booked our tickets online and sent out efficiently. Cost good. Theatre was a little dated and needs some decorating. Staff were very helpful. East Coast Boys Brilliant well dine

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this theatre four times now, and each visit has been very enjoyable. Although quite an old building the seats are modern and comfortable with good legroom, all the seats have good views and the staff are very helpful. The lack of...More

Thank Dickusok
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, Vernon Cottage car park, Orchardleigh car park or any on-street parking if available. Please note, there is no parking facilities at the theatre. We hope this helps.
6 September 2017|
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Response from 3050mary | Reviewed this property |
Sorry missed the question.....check website....better late than never.
Pauline E
6 February 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question, please visit the Theatre's website, select the show of your choice from the 'Whats On' tab, click on the show and then on the 'Showings, select a date' box (to the right), the seating plan... More