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West Cliff Theatre

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Address: Tower Road | Clacton-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE, England
Phone Number: +44 1255 433344
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10:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Description: Established on the current Clacton site in 1899, and run independently by...
Established on the current Clacton site in 1899, and run independently by the West Cliff Trust, the West Cliff is the only surviving purpose-built theatre in Clacton, and plays host to professional touring shows and many local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, dance schools, and other youth groups. Its compact auditorium with just under 600 seats, a unique atmosphere and knowledgeable and friendly staff make it Clacton's theatre of choice for artistes and audiences alike. The Stage Door Bar is open both prior to and during the interval for each show, and provides pre-booked meals for selected shows. The lounge may be hired for private functions with or without bar and catering services.
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I love this place it's awesome!! I miss being on holiday and really wanna go back already it's fabulous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I love this place it's awesome!! I miss being on holiday and really wanna go back already it's fabulous.

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you yearn for the day's of old theatre past, or want to be reminded how it was in your younger years then this is the place for you. Although a lot of the shows are modern you still get a sense of nostalgia sitting in an audience in a beautiful old theatre. Surely worth a visit just for the... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited West Cliff Theatre on many times over the years very good various entertainment shows well priced only small whim seats do get a bit uncomfortable after awhile think it could do with a revamp now otherwise well worth a visit to sunny Clacton on SEA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Been three times and very impressed at the friendly staff and how comfortable this little theatre is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

West Cliff Theatre has an auditorium with a charm and atmosphere that instantly transports you back to the great days of variety. The staff who are all volunteers are very welcoming and always so helpful.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We went to see the Searchers at the 'West Cliff Theatre'. It's a really nice/intimate "volunteer run" venue. We go to a lot of music/comedy shows/events, and would definitely come back here in the future.

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have been to the Westcliff Theatre on a number of occasions, have seen a several well known performers and enjoyed the shows very much. Obviously you have to check the schedules for shows which will appeal to you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Another gem in Clacton, they have shows for all tastes, lovely old Theatre.Reasonable ticket prices make for a nice evening at the Theatre

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Very cosy theatre where you can really get to see the performers. Comfortable and clean. Better than sitting in a huge theatre where you cannot see the acts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Lovely little theatre, run by volunteers, but to a standard of a professional business. Enjoy the shows and such good variety.

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Additional Information about West Cliff Theatre

Address: Tower Road | Clacton-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1LE, England
Phone Number: +44 1255 433344
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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