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what a great night

visited to see a duo do a series of Bob Dylan songs, what a great night, run by volunteers and it... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2019
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Interesting and Quirky.

I visited the Old Nick with a group, for an evening event. Spooky place, but so interesting, it... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
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Award winning amateur theatre in a former Police station and Magistrates court. Situated in the center of Gainsborough with excellent road and rail connections.
Old Nick Theatre 31 Spring Gardens, Gainsborough DN21 2AY, England
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Reviewed February 22, 2019

visited to see a duo do a series of Bob Dylan songs, what a great night, run by volunteers and it shows but all added to the charm this a great find certainly will come again

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

I visited the Old Nick with a group, for an evening event. Spooky place, but so interesting, it tells the story of old fashioned Policing and about the Prisoners who were housed there. The Exhibits were fascinating and the Male and Female Cells were a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I attend the old nick theatre for an overnight ghost hunt experience this theatre is the build of an old court and police station very good place to visit the old nick has cells dating back to Victoria times and beyond it as a charge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Not only were we given a guided tour by a very knowledgeable young lady, we were so impressed with the fact that this wonderful building had maintained it's original features. It's so refreshing not to encounter digital devices where one can press a button to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

The Old Nick is actually two venues in one - the Police Museum downstairs and the 49-seat Theatre upstairs. This is an excellent re-use of a historic venue and deserves the full support of the local community. It is also a great place to visit...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BillH2021
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This was not the easiest if placed to find, bit is well worth a visit. We had a look around the ground floor by ourselves. This includes cells, displays and exercise yards. There a newspaper articles in the cells about some of the 'criminals'. We...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Went on a ghost hunt with Paranormal Eye on Saturday 7th October Fantastic location, lots of history and wow this is a real creepy place and that`s without the lights even going off. The Cells here and the theatre (Old Court Room) some strange unexplained...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Most people interested in theatre have heard of the Old Vic in London. But have they heard of the Old Nick in Gainsborough in Lincolnshire? Why should theatre buffs be bothered anyway? I went to. see why it would have been given this name. In...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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