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Gala Theatre Durham

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Address: Millenium Square | Durham, Durham DH1 1WA, England
Phone Number: 03000 266 600
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10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm

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We visited Durham Gala Theatre to watch a film, having never previously been inside. It's a lovely clean and modern venue. The staff were very helpful when we visited.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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County Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We visited Durham Gala Theatre to watch a film, having never previously been inside. It's a lovely clean and modern venue. The staff were very helpful when we visited.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great theatre terrible cinema. Tiny screens and a very small choice of films. On the other hand the theatre is great. Large range of performances (shows, comedy, music) you name it. Ideally located in the city centre and great restaurants/ bars on the doorstep.

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Whole experience 5 star. Paul Merton and impro chums were excellent and absolutely hilarius The bar and whole theatre was spotless. WE have used this theatre since it opened.

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Stanley, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Lovely venue right in the heart of Durham City, plenty parking in the multi storey car park below. Good licensed cafe with snacks and hot drinks. There is even a small modern cinema. Check out the events - something for everyone. We have been many times, the Comedy Store is fantastic. Susan

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We went to see Lee Nelson on June 4th and it was a brilliant show. The Gala theatre is small but one of the best theatres in the north east. The bar areas open and you can stand in the outside area near the bar which is great. The bar staff are friendly as are the ushers. We will be... More 

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Darlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We've visited the Gala's theatre (not the cinema) on a number of occasions and have been impressed with the relatively intimate setting and our views of the stage (regardless of the seats we've had). Despite being in historic Durham, the Gala is a relatively new and modern building. It's just a couple of minutes walk from the main market square... More 

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Co Durham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I first visit to comedy club and won't be the the last,the room was upstairs and held about 120 people.The bar was a bit pricey and closed when each of the three comedians where on stage,but there was a short interval between each and bar reopened.we had a good evening and loads of laughs.

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North East England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We went to see Chantel McGregor last night and has a wonderful time. The staff were helpful and efficient, the venue is very smart and feels very intimate. We did not have anything to eat or drink in the Gala but next time we may arrive early and try it out!

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Durham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have a family visit to the Gala Theatre Pantomime every December and it is absolutely fantastic. The cast are fabulous and over the years our children have been excited to see them in the pantomime. We always used to Visit Sunderland but we believe the Gala Theatre offers a much better Christmas panto. Again this is thanks to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I went to see Jimmy Webb, American singer and songwriter last evening and really enjoyed the infinite feel of this small theatre. The concert was great and the staff were all very helpful, particularly Gerry and John as the stage door. All in all a great experience in a very welcoming place.

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Additional Information about Gala Theatre Durham

Address: Address: Millenium Square | Durham, Durham DH1 1WA, England
Phone Number: 03000 266 600
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm

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