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The Greatest Show

I have just got back from seeing The Greatest Showman sing a long and can honestly say it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
447kimberleyj
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Pantomime numb bum

The pantomime was fantastic, but I’m 6’2 and the seats don’t accommodate my size, it wasn’t good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DimeBagDazza
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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The Hawth is one of the busiest arts venues in the south east. Open all year round the venue presents theatre, west end shows, dance, music, opera, comedy and more. The venue includes a 855 seat Theatre, a 146 seat Studio, a Curzon Cinema and Sway...more
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The Hawth Theatre & Conference Complex Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ, England
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All reviews great theatre west end pre show local venue nice venue main auditorium enjoyable evening front row provincial theatre comfortable seats plenty of free parking good size easy parking car park stage interval performance
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pantomime was fantastic, but I’m 6’2 and the seats don’t accommodate my size, it wasn’t good for the person behind who couldn’t see over me, or the person in front who had my knees in their back for the whole show, my bum was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DimeBagDazza
TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review The Hawth. I'm sorry that you found the seating uncomfortable. With regards to any future bookings, we would like to ensure you are as comfortable as possible. I would recommend sitting in row P (the front row...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A proper theatre, with all facilities, but also manages to have a community feel. By theatre standards, it has a good bar, and does good food; there’s plenty of parking, except perhps for the very busiest nights; and the staff are great. Comfy seating, too;...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rickanstis
TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for the review, much appreciated and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just got back from seeing The Greatest Showman sing a long and can honestly say it was fantastic. Such a good atmosphere and a great little prop bag addition as well. The gentleman who entertained us before the film started was hilarious, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 447kimberleyj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great local venue. Easy parking and also easy to leave at the end of the performance. Good on-site restaurant and bar. Clean and plentiful toilets. Very pleasant staff throughout. Comfortable seats. It’s a shame sometimes if the venue isn’t full for a performance as it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for the complimentary review, look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited another theatre in the last six months I was a little worried about going to another (I’m a bit funny about toilets!) but these were large and clean!! The theatre it’s self very nice and clean also, staff really friendly and the prices...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ali B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This theatre is so convenient with plenty of free parking. Staff are always pleasant and helpful. Stage can easily be seen wherever you sit and acoustics are good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GeorgieHorley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hawth Theatre is a fabulous venue, overseen by a great manager,Steve. I would recommend the pre theatre dining package they have on-site. The restaurant staff were excellent - especially Angela - and the food exceeded my expectations. The cab ride was only approx 5...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oonagh M
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I love this venue, easy parking with a short flat walk to the venue. Great theatre where you can easily see the stage and good acoustics. Layout confusing when you need to find your seats, and the reception area very dated but that’s all detail

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SQ01273
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Once again a great trip to the Hawth to see the panto. Parking has not improved so get there early in order to get a space - and can be quite a confusing layout. The staff and venue are fantastic but expect to pay a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike N
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This was my first ever visit to Crawley Hawth and the main reason I selected this theatre was because I was recommended to see the excellent show ' An Evening Of Eric And Ern' starring Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpite and this was the closest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SharonBrighton
TheHawth, Public Relations Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Thank you for your five stars and great feedback too, Sharon! We will look forward to your next visit.

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Jo26470
7 January 2019|
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Response from fentilena | Reviewed this property |
We sat at the front leg room was great seats are ok not too tight
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Sharie D
15 May 2018|
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Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Yes, all the stalls seats have a good view. People prefer the centre block generally and then its a personal preference depending on customer and the type of show.
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Simon E
12 December 2017|
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Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Hi Simon, Children can sit in the restricted view seats. As these are discounted seats, this is the lowest price for both children and adults.
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