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“Brilliant theatre”

Thwaites Empire Theatre
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A volunteer led theatre bringing you a range of shows including music, musicals, plays, variety, dance as well as stage school weeks.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Brilliant theatre”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

What a brilliant theatre that has been created in Blackburn. All run by volunteers who give a great deal of their time to help run the theatre. The staff are very friendly and helpful and it is a pleasure to attend a great variety of show. The foyers and bar areas are warm and welcoming and attended by very friendly volunteer bar staff. The theatre itself is very comfortable and you can see the stage from anywhere. If you haven't been can I suggest you look out for something that interest you and go along. I certain go very often to see some excellent shows and to support this volunteer run theatre.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good inexpensive night out”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Been to a number of productions at the little theatre, all good in their own way. but this place needs to be supported better by the local community. Parking available, at no cost, a good variety of entertainment available at reasonable cost.

Visited June 2013
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“good”
Reviewed 9 April 2013

son enjoyed it not much to do, i would recommend it but not to a family with young kids, gets boring easily.

Visited November 2012
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Accrington, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“oh yes it was - excellent”
Reviewed 8 April 2013

christmas panto was a great afternoon out with the family, something for everyone - the programme for the year looks interesting and well worth checking out

Visited March 2013
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Never disappointed”
Reviewed 24 February 2013

We love this theatre, it feels like you are transported back in time to a by-gone era. The staff obviously love the place and the voluntary work they do there. We have seen many shows and are never disappointed, don't expect "top class" acts but do expect hard working sloggers who, at the end of their act, will have a drink with you in the (not expensive) bar before they jump in their van and head home to get some sleep before going to their day job. Real Stars.

Visited January 2013
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