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Good Facility with easy parking close by.

We've been to both the Charter Theatre and the Guildhall for a variety of events and in both venues... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derek H
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Freckleton, United Kingdom
Snooker open championship - semi final

Never been to an event at the guild hall before. Was really good, the seats were spacious and some... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Katz1175
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Theatre, concert hall and event space in the centre of Preston. Also home to Vittorias restaurant, Review cocktail bar, Bonds Ice Cream parlour and Level (bowling and sports bar). Preston Businesses 'Carol May's Dance Studio', 'Safehands nursery...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Guild Hall Lancaster Road, Preston PR1 1HT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Charter Theatre yesterday afternoon for the Remembering the Movies show - brilliant! Unfortunately the Charter bar did not live up to the show or theatre - small, dark (black brickwork), cramped, limited seating, people queuing for the auditorium blocking the bar, arrived 10...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to both the Charter Theatre and the Guildhall for a variety of events and in both venues views of the stage are uninterrupted and seats comfortable. As a multi-purpose venue it seems to work well for most things. We've seen plays and pantos...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Derek H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Chubby Brown and disabled assist was good. Seating was good as well. Staff came and checked several times to see if we needed anything

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Emdav1972
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Never been before- and we’ll never be going again. Charter Theatre. Dr John Cooper Clarke - a personal favourite of mine. Turned up at 7pm - billed as doors open. He wasn’t appearing until 9.15pm - no prior warning of that. Had a beer or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lancastrian32
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Never been to an event at the guild hall before. Was really good, the seats were spacious and some leg room. I would suggest that if you really needed plenty of leg room to get an aisle seat or front row. If you are a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katz1175
Reviewed March 7, 2019

visted for snooker championships, well staged but the seating was a little tight when u are sitting most of the day an night, tired looking areas inside but well organised, only gripe , doors opened 1 hour before games but u then stood an additional...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank michael h
Reviewed March 2, 2019

I've never been to so many shows as I have just lately. The quality has really improved since Simon Rigby took over and there's some really good stuff on. Keep up the good work. This is what Preston needed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elaine M
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Went to watch 80's live (terrible show worse than bad karaoke night!). The venue kept the bar open throughout so you were constantly disturbed by people up and down for drinks... and inevitably getting more and more wasted. We decided to leave at 9 as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chappelows
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

As a Wheelchair user being very fit but unable to stand. I am here at a gig in what was the old foyer, I am unable to see a thing I may as well be outside the doors! Next to me is an area that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Excellent Bowie tribute act spoilt by a wet and windy car park and a lack of directions to find the theatre. A pretty full house but just the one downstairs pokey bar open with terrible queues. Why wouldn’t the venue open the upstairs bar? Loads...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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lucy892019
January 28, 2019|
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Response from MiaPGHmarketing | Property representative |
You can take drinks in to the theatre with you, the bars are open 1 hour prior to the show and during the interval
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christinewinnard
October 2, 2018|
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Response from Philip B | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 10-14 minutes walk at a casual pace or a bus ride away
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July 2, 2018|
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