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Good Night Out

Lovely local theatre, reasonably priced and varied entertainment. Have seen many shows there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wickford, United Kingdom
Westcliff Theatre

A stylish historical theatre run by knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. It features a nice cosy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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“great night”(17 reviews)
Established on the current Clacton site in 1899, and run independently by the West Cliff Trust, the West Cliff is the only surviving purpose-built theatre in Clacton, and plays host to professional touring shows and many local amateur dramatic and...more
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Tower Road, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely local theatre, reasonably priced and varied entertainment. Have seen many shows there. Don't understand why it has to be run by "volunteers" can't see it being that expensive to run

Thank squelliott
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A stylish historical theatre run by knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. It features a nice cosy bar for interval drinks. The theatre itself is comfortable and every seat gives you a great view as the floor slowly rises the further you are from the stage in...More

Thank martincos2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to see the ' Astor Big Band ' on Saturday 7th July. Excellent Musicians ( Keep Music Live) very well produced in an excellent run theatre. The lighting was very good and complimented the Band. I understand that any profit from the Band went...More

Thank Des R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The West Cliff Theatre is a wonderful old theatre, kept very clean and tidy by an army of volunteers, who staff the theatre on show nights and do an excellent job in caring for the members of the audience. The facilities in the theatre are...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant night great show wonderful entertainment for everyone any age. There are originals artist who are not bothered to come out the front of the theatre and sign autographs and speak to people like jo Briown Marty Wild really well worth a visit

Thank jenny c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lots of memories of seeing the summer shows here when I was growing up. It’s a lovely theatre, the shows are reasonably priced, the staff are helpful, it’s well maintained and they have a nice bar. If you are ever in Clacton make...More

Thank Akkers1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a great venue. Run by volunteers who are always courteous and friendly. Only thing that would let it down in my opinion is that the seating is a touch cramped and lack of air conditioning, especially for the summer visits, can be tad uncomfortable....More

Thank Damien S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have many happy memories of the West Cliff Theatre from years ago. A great place to watch a stage show / panto.

Thank JL W
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We have been to the West Cliff Theatre over the last few years quite alot. We have seen plays, musicals and tributes, it is a wonderful evening out and you can have a drink at the bar (if you're not driving).

Thank Dianne Y
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We went to lamplight from very young to 19 years old the dance group entertained us would recommend the show.

Thank Charles Stewart L
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Stacey P
31 March 2018|
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Response from Paul G |
Lots on that weekend at The West Cliff Theatre
Roy C
26 October 2017|
Response from AcetraceEssex |
Hi I am company secretary for the charitable trust which owns the West Cliff...... the plans are to make sure the theatre continues to thrive and provide an excellent venue for entertainment and the arts in the local area... More