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Beccles Public Hall & Theatre

| Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AD, England
+44 1502 770060
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an asset to the town

So much variety for a small town theatre. Run by a charity that also has the local 'Lido' swimming... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Barry J
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Beccles, United Kingdom
Our House

Best event we have been to in 2016. I have just been to professional pantomime that is not even in... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
gmfender
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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The vision of the Beccles Public Hall & Theatre is to develop a centrally located facility, where local people can access and enjoy a wide range of activities from events, concerts and performances to special interest groups & cinema. The hall is available to hire in sessions (8am-1pm, 1pm-6pm, 6pm-11pm) 7 days a week. The box office is open Mon-Sat 10am-3pm
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24 Feb 2017
“an asset to the town”
20 Dec 2016
“Our House”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 03:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Smallgate, Beccles NR34 9AD, England
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+44 1502 770060
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

So much variety for a small town theatre. Run by a charity that also has the local 'Lido' swimming pool which too is very popular. The public hall has a huge range of attractions to include live entertainment of all sorts, music, plays and pantomime....More

1  Thank Barry J
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Best event we have been to in 2016. I have just been to professional pantomime that is not even in touching distance. The whole group were so good, so well rehearsed, so sharp that it took your breath away. It was powerful and they captured...More

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John G, Volunteer/Technician/Member of WLOG at Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you for your kind words about our show. We really enjoyed performing it at the hall and are really glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 12 October 2016

The venue has everything and was very reasonable to hire. We had around 60 odd guests and there are tables and chairs galore available as well as a large kitchen with fridge, microwave and large cooker, plus plenty of crockery. Slight letdown was we had...More

1  Thank Jeanniepw
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Whenever I go to see shows at the public hall they never seem to disappoint! they're always directed well & the atmosphere is jolly.

1  Thank ShowBoss
John G, Technical Manager at Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your comment

Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I took my 2 children to the Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime today and feel compelled to write a review as it was a fabulous experience from beginning to end. The staff were all incredibly helpful and pleasant, the food and drink reasonably priced and...More

4  Thank HelgaNich
John G, Technical Manager at Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your comments. I hope you will be back for Aladdin this Christmas.

Reviewed 31 December 2015

We went today to watch the panto with our 7 year old daughter.The staff were all really welcoming, friendly and helpful. Being quite small the theatre has a lovely atmosphere and because of this you can get a really good view of the stage, there...More

2  Thank Gayle C
John G, Technical Manager at Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your comments. I hope you will be back for Aladdin this Christmas.

Reviewed 29 December 2015

I too went to see matinée yesterday and I really wanted to like it but unfortunately have to agree that my kids were bored and my mum slept through most of it. We were up in the balcony, which I wouldn't recommend. Although very roomy...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

One of the worst pantomimes I have ever seen. We left at the interval. No story no atmosphere and definitely not good for kids. The kids were bored and so were the adults. If you are thinking of going to see it don't bother. A...More

1  Thank Stevie222000
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I have been to the Public Hall for a variety of entertainment both befire and since the wonderful "re-vamp". Having been taken over by a very brave group who wanted to save the building for the community, it is now a fantastic venus for concerts,...More

2  Thank BramandChris B
John G, Technical Manager at Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 14 December 2015

Having been in the hall for an antique fair it was nice to see a show. Booking the tickets were easy in person however when I tried to do it on line it was not showing the dates I wanted. On reflection I wish I...More

2  Thank Tina H
John G, Technical Manager at Beccles Public Hall & Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your comments.

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