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The Customs House

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Address: Theatre & Restaurant Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1ES, England
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+44 191 454 1234
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11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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The Customs House is South Tyneside's premier arts centre offering great...

The Customs House is South Tyneside's premier arts centre offering great arts & entertainment for all.

We are a theatre, cinema, gallery, cafe, wedding venue & a provider of cultural development services.

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Pantomime

Another fantastic performance by the Customs House , the whole family enjoyed the annual trip to the pantomime. The green room is fabulous for some interval refreshments or visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
princessparkly
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tyne and wear
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tyne and wear
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fantastic performance by the Customs House , the whole family enjoyed the annual trip to the pantomime. The green room is fabulous for some interval refreshments or visit for afternoon tea if you're in the area!

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Thank princessparkly
Durham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lately we have visited this theatre on three occasions. The first time was for Five Dead Nobodies. We booked the front row which on this occasion was row B.We book the front for a reason i.e. my husband is tall and needs the leg room to sit comfortably. Totally amazed to find row A had been installed (one couple sitting... More 

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Thank Amethyst-2009
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the customs house to watch Jason Cook' s comedy club. Have to say it is a snip at under £10 per ticket for a show that lasts almost 3 hours. All of the acts had the audience laughing out loud with a wide variety of different types of humour. Jason himself compared with great aplomb with his now nonsense... More 

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Thank Kevin R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant night of great songs and very talented musicians. The theatre was lovely, clean, comfortable and staff were friendly and helpful. The bar was busy but the staff were very efficient so didn't have to wait too long to get drinks. I had a seat in the second row so the view of the stage was excellent. The... More 

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Thank BusterMum
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were back to see the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, who put on a magnificent show in the compact theatre of the Customs House. Free parking at this venue is an added bonus. My only niggle is that the seats are rather cramped. Though comfortable enough in themselves, they are on the narrow side and don't have much leg room. I... More 

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Thank holidaymanWashington
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delightful and creative session making garden pottery items with my sisters. I've just collected my finished items after they'd been fired. Exceptional value for money and will certainly be back to explore further workshops. Well done Customs House.

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Thank Denise2955
South Shields, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

wWe visit the Custom House about once a month we see shows that are top class for a fraction of the price that you would pay in other theatre,s, the seating is very good with a good view of the stage from most seats. there is a nice resturant and bar open for lunches or evening dinner but it does... More 

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Thank stokesrob
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had dinner before the Neil Diamond Tribute show. Refurbishments are good as also new menu. Excellent service and delicious food

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Thank jeanandj0hn
South Shields, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Generally unhelpful staff. A missed opportunity for The Customs House as the visitors I has with me were looking for a venue and the staff were completely uninterested in. The restaurant area felt uninviting. The coffee was expensive for what we got, a below average beverage.

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Thank FussyFlossy1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A comedy show by local stand-up Jason Cook drew me to visit the Main Auditorium of the Customs House in South Shields on the banks of the Tyne on Saturday night. I arrived early so I could buy a beer ahead of the show from the Green Room Bar & Restaurant, which was very popular as all tables were full... More 

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