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Theatre by the Lake

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Address: Lakeside, Keswick, England
Phone Number: 01-76-87-74411
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Cumbria’s year-round theater hosts a wide range of visiting drama, music...
Cumbria’s year-round theater hosts a wide range of visiting drama, music, dance, talks, comedy and film.
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Excellent Stuart Maconie

This is a beautiful theatre in a great location. The coffee bar was very nice and the theatre seats comfortable

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful theatre in a great location. The coffee bar was very nice and the theatre seats comfortable

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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

we popped in for some lite refreshments after our lovely walk up cat bells. Service was very slow, hap-hazard and inefficient. Walk another 10 minutes and you'll find yourself in town where services are more in keeping with such a beautiful place.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great little place next to the lake with 2 theatres and a cafe. Big car park and a park with a lovely short walk to the lake with stunning views.

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Brough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I have previously given this cafe a poor review for a poor service and food. We revisited the cafe over the Easter weekend and thought we would give it a try again as it is the nearest cafe to the lake. This visit was very positive. The service was good and the staff very pleasent and helpful. A big difference... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I love going to the theatre but whenever have been near this theatre it has been sold out. If you are visiting near Keswick- go online and book your tickets in advance and have a good evening. They do a variety of plays, talks etc and there is very likely something you will enjoy

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A good evening in a comfortable, well run theatre. Helpful staff both in terms of making the booking and then on the evening in question

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New Longton
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a fantastic theatre that offers a wonderful range of productions, from well known personality talks, to serious plays, musicals and bands. Every seat has a great stage view, in the main theatre with generous individual seating space. The staff are very enthusiastic, helpful and rightly proud of their theatre. The bar serves decent real ales and reasonable wines.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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319 reviews 319 reviews
30 attraction reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Worth visiting just for the setting - how many theatres offer a view over a field of sheep? The programme is varied - not just theatre, but jazz, classical music, talks and so on. Don't expect West End gloss in the productions or the acting, but this a better than average local rep. The cafe does a decent pre-show hot... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

a very lively cafe on the edge of Derwentwater. Very good service and nice food but very busy. Not to be visited if you are looking for peace and quiet !

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Blackpool
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Visited once again to an excellent show Worlds Most Popular Musicals. Six excellent singers and band with songs from all popular musicals.

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