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Central Theatre

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Address: 170 High Street, Chatham ME4 4AS, England
Phone Number: +44 1634 338338 ‎
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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The proclaimers

We had ticket s for the Proclaimers at the theatre , we booked a bit late however had seats K1 and K2 in the last row of the upper balcony ! Great view there was some confusion... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
andy j
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had ticket s for the Proclaimers at the theatre , we booked a bit late however had seats K1 and K2 in the last row of the upper balcony ! Great view there was some confusion when we first arrived as our seats were taken and the couple in them would not talk to ticket lady trying to see... More 

Thank andy j
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice venue with an old fashioned feel to it. I went to see a show there and was impressed. Not to big, not to small. And the acoustics are good. It is well worth visiting.

Thank Ben_in_Kent
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the fabulous matinee "Ninety Glorious Years" at the Central Theatre on Tuesday 5 July. Since moving into the area, we have visited this lovely traditional 960 seat theatre, which I understand was first opened in 1908 as the "Wesleyan Central Hall" and was only changed to an entertainment venue in 1966, many times. It boasts a... More 

Thank Stewart C
Chatham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are fortunate to have a local venue that caters for a wide variety of tastes and age groups. The mix of artists covering a multitude of interests and genres enables theatre lovers to have a great night out while enabling new visitors to have a great experience. I have been visiting the Central Theatre for many years and always... More 

Thank Brian S
Chatham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Theatre is situated in Chatham High Street and seats about 960 people, the only downside is there isn't much leg room. The staff are very helpful too. My Husband and myself had seats in the Circle and had a great view of the stage. We will be booking again in the future. All in all a good night. Payment... More 

Thank Purdon186312
Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go into the upper level as people get up to dance in place on the lower level blocking the view of the stage for the rest of the audience. At the upper level people tend to get up and dance to the music in the isles which only blocks some of the audience views which are canted anyway whereas on... More 

Thank usuallysleepless
Rainham, null, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and myself go here at least 4 times a year to see a variety of different style concerts And a can truthfully see in all the time we have been going here We have only saw one rotten show in 25 years and flatbread Charlie Lansdowne

Thank Joyce D
Chatham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is my local and I recently went to see Billy Ocean though I come every year to the Panto and I also saw Mike and the Mechanics when they were in town - a fantastic area, and really up close and personal unlike these major ones in London where you're miles away.

Thank Zoe S
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Went to see Chas and Dave as a Christmas pressent from my daughter but thanks to the LACK of staff the unrulely (and anebriated in most cases) were left to run riot in front of the stage and they also ignored the instructions from Chas to keep it clear. Plus thanks to them, a couple of songs were disrupted and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I'm a big man and found seat size and leg room a challenge, but then seating in planes is also a challenge.. Atmosphere intimate and friendly. Went to see a Pink Floyd tribute band, great sing along and had a good time. Tickets a little on the expensive side for a provincial theater. .

Thank John H

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