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Always a good experience

Attended to see Top Hat on the Saturday night. Great show and the view from most seats is a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
Value for money

Afternoon tea at the Core is well recommended. Very attentive staff, fresh appetising sandwiches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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A multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Solihull town centre. The Core Theatre comprises a 336 seat raked theatre fully equipped technically with stage flying system, sound and lighting. A smaller multi-use Studio seating up to 130 is equipped...more
Central Library Homer Road, Solihull B91 3RG, England
+44 121 704 6962
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended to see Top Hat on the Saturday night. Great show and the view from most seats is a good one. Always a good experience at the Core.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bholl289
Reviewed 1 week ago

Afternoon tea at the Core is well recommended. Very attentive staff, fresh appetising sandwiches, scones with individual small jars of jam and pots of clotted cream and small perfect pastries and chocolate cakes plus as much tea and coffee as you need. Delicious.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MoSolihull
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We'd visited The Core before for breakfast but on this occasion we went to see a Viennese Strauss Gala in the Theatre at the end of January. Excellent location right in the centre of Solihull with plenty of parking within a couple of minutes walk....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TonysolihullUK
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Cracking little venue with a bar and cafe . We've seen some great shows here have a look on the web site to see what's coming up

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stephenbE141SH
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The Core Theatre in Solihull is an ideal location for shows we go quite regularly the performances they put on are excellent we have a number of shows booked throughout the year it is a chance to see good shows without having to travel into...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank keith c
Reviewed February 22, 2019

Good theatre not too big. You can get food and there are plenty of seats before going in. The kids enjoyed the show.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeff Y
Reviewed February 3, 2019

The Pantomine was just brilliant, the kids loved every minute of it. I cant wait to go back next year. We alll had a great time. Thank you very much.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Wife and I went to see The Buddy Holly winter dance party last night , at the Core Theatre Solihull . Sitting in the middle just 3 rows back we were less than 10 metres from the stage.Great start. The show was fantastic .Mark Robinson...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Timberwolfuk
Reviewed January 27, 2019

My husband & I went to core theatre Friday night to see Neil Diamond story. We had a drink before we went in ( just a shame it’s not a very comfortable place to sit ) we had a fantastic night & lovely every minute...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ogrady29
Reviewed January 25, 2019

This restaurant was very busy when we visited one lunchtime: it is clearly popular. It has a decent, though not very relaxed, ambiance. Service was pleasant and fast-enough. Our lunch dishes were quite small, but adequate, portions at a reasonable price. Perfectly enjoyable: would return

Date of experience: January 2019
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July 7, 2016|
Response from Katherine H | Property representative |
Hi ChrisErnie3, Thanks for your question. There is no booking fee when purchasing in person at the Box Office, we do however charge a £1.50 booing fee per transaction when booking online or over the phone. If you have any... More
Anne B
January 5, 2016|
Response from mrsmarieanne | Property representative |
Hello Anne The pie and chips are available before the show. You can book your pre-show meal by contacting the box office on 0121-704-6962.