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Cambridge Arts Theatre

6 St. Edwards Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ, England
+44 1223 578958
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Ridiculous bag policy

We very much enjoyed the show that we saw here - Iolanthe - but our evening was spoiled by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter S
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Horsham, United Kingdom
Nice, old Theatre with great atmosphere

We went to Cambridge Arts Theatre to see "84 Charing Cross Road" mainly because we wanted to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
divenix
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Frankfurt am Main
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One of the finest Regional Theatres in the UK.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“booking fee” (6 reviews)
“per ticket” (4 reviews)
“stage door” (3 reviews)
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6 St. Edwards Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ, England
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+44 1223 578958
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed the show that we saw here - Iolanthe - but our evening was spoiled by the quite ridiculous bag policy which does not permit bags larger than about an A4 sheet of paper. My wife had to spend the evening holding...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Cambridge Arts Theatre to see "84 Charing Cross Road" mainly because we wanted to see Stefanie Powers live on stage. Great Theatre with great atmosphere. The Building was renovated but the audience room has still the old theatre style.

Thank divenix
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having thoroughly enjoyed the film, my partner and I went to see '84 Charing Cross Road' on Saturday 30 June. I had not been to the Arts Theatre since the 1980s after I moved back to London and was curious to see if it had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I saw The Jungle Book in the Cambridge Arts Theatre. We had a lovely experience even though the theatre was full of children. Service at the bar was great, but the bag policy is kind of ridiculous! It was nice to attend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We use have seen many plays over the past year and a half. The venue is intimate but for us ticks all the boxes as it is not that far from where we now live. The prices are not to steep and people can sometimes...More

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to the Cambridge Arts Theatre too many times to recall, with an improved reception area and bars on the mezzanine floor, the public spaces are better than ever. Both staff and volunteers are friendly. There are some areas that need attention, the...More

1  Thank RoutemasterCambridge
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

First time we have opted for a Cambridge show instead of London. We were very impressed. A very emotional rendition of a classic book. The music used throughout left you with goosebumps. Would definitely recommend. Although there is a very strict policy on checking bags...More

Thank Becki W
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

TOP TIP: The recommended car parks were expensive. Castle Street was free after 7pm and just a pleasant 13 minute walk away. I went with my daughter to see A Streetcar Named Desire that she is studying for 'A level'. There seemed to be a...More

Thank KevinRayment
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I love Cambridge Arts Theatre and have seen many shows over the years. However, I think that the bag policy is simply over the top. I was asked to put a small carrier bag containing an M&S jumper (shock horror) into the cloakroom whilst another...More

5  Thank JanCamb
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We have just been asked to leave this theatre as I refused to put my handbag in the unstaffed cloakroom. It was only marginally larger than the size designated in their diagram. The staff refused to search my bag (unlike every other theatre) and insisted...More

4  Thank debbie96
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Linda B
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Response from CambridgeArtsTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Linda, The closest hotel to the theatre is the Hilton Hotel on Downing Street which is approximately five minutes walk from the theatre. Alternatively there is the DoubleTree on Mill Lane on the River Cam which is seven... More
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