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Thwaites Empire Theatre

Aqueduct Road, Blackburn BB2 4HT, England
+44 1254 685500
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Cracking little theatre

Entertainment for all the family young & old, panto for the kids at christmas to old time music... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frank B
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Lovely little theatre

This lovely little theatre is home to the local Gilbert &. Sullivan society. The theatre hosts a... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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A volunteer led theatre bringing you a range of shows including music, musicals, plays, variety, dance as well as stage school weeks.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“last night” (5 reviews)
“tribute acts” (3 reviews)
“little gem” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Aqueduct Road, Blackburn BB2 4HT, England
+44 1254 685500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Entertainment for all the family young & old, panto for the kids at christmas to old time music hall for the pensioners & something in between for everyone else.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This lovely little theatre is home to the local Gilbert &. Sullivan society. The theatre hosts a great variety of productions from light opera to pop concerts (e.g. New Jersey Boys) and afternoon variety shows. Of course, there is also the annual pantomime. The theatre...More

Thank jange0rge
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After driving past this theatre many times we decided to buy tickets for a show. The Empire is a great little venue. We thoroughly enjoyed the show in this intimate venue. We would definitely go again and came away disappointed that we hadn't been in...More

Thank wacked1212
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This theatre is run by mostly volunteers host a number of varied productions. The ones aimed at children are especially good. There is a good view of the stage from all the stalls seats.

Thank dmtlangho
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My husband suggested a visit to our local theatre to see a musical but I wasn't very keen. Turned out to be a fantastic performance. It was so busy we were upstairs which even had its own bar. On the whole a brilliant night out.

Thank TiggerandBobby
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My Wife and I made our first ever visit to The Thwaites Empire Theatre after being invited by friends to watch a performance of the Stargaze Dance Academy. We have driven past this location on numerous occasions in recent years, and often thought of calling...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Can for a few shows now and can't knock the place excellent service and the cast really put on a show, really cheap tickets and reasonable prices for drinks, would come again

Thank nathan241087
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Travelled from Liverpool to see a tribute band Mothership. It's about a ten minute drive from the town centre but is little gem. It is run on by volunteers and is a really nice place with a little bar and waiting area until the auditorium...More

Thank eileen63wirral
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This theatre is a lovely small theatre which gets some very good artists on not been disappointed yet. You can have a drink before you go in to watch the show and the car park is across the road.

Thank trevsky7
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The theatre is fantastic! Great people among the staff, friendly people. No need to get dressed up if you do not want to. Nice comfortable bar, A great place for bumping into blasts from the past! Every time we go we meet someone we have...More

1  Thank dotjmac45
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