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Alban Arena

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Great Wilko Johnson gig

My first time at this venue. Quite impressed. Nice auditorium with good line of sight from all... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Nicholas H
London, United Kingdom
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Old style venue for music and other shows

I visited to see the wonderful 'The Zombies' in concert - the 2nd time in 6 months. The venue is... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2019
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This show is very cleverly executed with combination of music and video. They take you through the years of the Beatles with wonderful songs we all know. Costumes enhance the image of progressing through their career. With regard to the venue there is a bar...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Denise T
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

My first time at this venue. Quite impressed. Nice auditorium with good line of sight from all seats to the stage. The sound quality and lighting are good too. The seats aren’t that comfortable but better than in many other venues. For once for this...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed January 22, 2019

I visited to see the wonderful 'The Zombies' in concert - the 2nd time in 6 months. The venue is located centrally in St Albans and easy to find. Built in the 60s this building is well maintained and has a large bar in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BlueGoose900
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Saw the panto was ok- saved by the Ugly Sisters who were outstanding. Layers are advisable. The temperature varied vastly during the performance,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NomadRoaming
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We love every trip to this theatre and enjoyed Cinderella again this year. So much effort must go into it. Our 3 and 6 year olds loved it and so did we. Audience participation is the key and the cast were brilliant at getting everyone...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank matilbel
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Saw Cinderella here on Saturday, really good family fun, well organised and great value. Will definitely be back next year, just a small negative on the ice cream, three tubs plus crisps at £9.00 is very fairly priced but we’d rather pay a little more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LondonNifty
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Excellant trip out with the family to our 4th yearly visit to the Pantomime.Great fun. The jokes covered all ages. The music and beautiful costumes were wonderful. Can I say the 2 actors who played the Ugly Sisters were superb. Roll on next year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diane M
Reviewed December 23, 2018

Following on from Peter Pan and Aladdin Ceinderella was brilliant but Bob Golding in trousers – it just don’t seem right somehow! Rachel Stevens played the Fairy Godmother. Was She in S Club & or Wet Wet Wet? pantomime Cinderella Book Sleeping Beauty for next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wallder
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Went and saw Cinderella with my little boy, 3.5y. A few bit was good like the flying horse but except from that, it was not child friendly at all! Bad adult jokes that children wouldn’t understand. 15 min with only the “ugly sisters” trying to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank minky665
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Agree with comments seats are uncomfortable but worth it as some of the gigs are fabulous.Saw the Manfreds and Georgie Fame on 17th November 2018 and had a great view row L stalls.I can honestly say this was such a fantastic show,one of best in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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March 7, 2019|
Response from Lisa w |
Yes there is a bar. Also lots of pubs locally too
April 2, 2018|
Response from 19Lynn56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Estelle S We sat in 1st row of the circle which were brilliant seats. Not a big theatre so I would say wherever you sit would be fine. Must admit I don’t particularly like the stalls.
September 20, 2016|
Response from Superhoopa | Reviewed this property |
OK, we sat in the circle recently and the view was perfectly good. This is not a big theatre.