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New Wolsey Theatre

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Address: Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
Phone Number: +44 1473 295900
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the...

The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.

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Wonderful Wolsey

We saw ' All Or Nothing ' , a mod musical which was fantastic . Being a small theatre where ever you sit the view is good . The acoustics are always great . A must for any music... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
David J
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw ' All Or Nothing ' , a mod musical which was fantastic . Being a small theatre where ever you sit the view is good . The acoustics are always great . A must for any music lover .

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Thank David J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are local to the Wolsey Theatre. We visit about twice a month to see a show. It is a great 400 seat theatre. All seats have unrestricted views. You will not have someone's head blocking your view as the seat are set with each row quite higher the the previous row.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of the best pantomimes in the UK!! The Rock and Roll panto for 2016, Sinbad, is fine example of the young talent that is around. The twelve artists all play several instruments, sing, dance and show fantastic energy and enthusiasm to make this panto one of the best. Well done to everyone concerned.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to see Sinbad rock n roll. Was a great fun performance and people got involved. Very funny. Theatre pretty cosy and can get busy in the public areas. Toilets upstairs minimal and for both M/F. Staff seemed friendly but a bit slow serving drinks. All in all nice little theatre and we had a good night. Easy parking... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! It's nice to hear that you enjoyed your visit to see Sinbad! Thank you also for your kind words about the venue, and our Front Of House team. It can be a challenge to get everyone served fast, but I'm glad that the team were friendly! I do hope to have the chance... More 

Suffolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited The New Wolsey as part of annual panto visit with a group, easy to book online and choose seats, pay online and leave at box office for collection. The bar and cafe is very clean, staff friendly and organised. The food is good quality they can process groups quickly, there's a lift to assist people. Clean toilets and enough... More 

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Thank Jacqueline C
NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! It's really lovely to see that your group visits us yearly, and that you have found those visits to be enjoyable! I will be sure to pass your kind words onto the Front Of House team, as I'm sure they will be so happy to see that you have found the team... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Wolsey theatre has loads of different shows to choose from. There is always variety. The pricing is reasonable and seating comfortable. The local facilities ie refreshment stands toilet etc are to a high standard. A lovely little theatre in Ipswich

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much! It's lovely that you have taken the time to leave a review. It's great to see that you enjoy the variety of productions on offer, find the events to be good value and the seating comfortable! I do hope we will have the chance to welcome you back soon! More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have used the New Wolsey Theatre for many many years (long before it was known as the 'New' Wolsey. I have thoroughly enjoyed the intimate atmosphere that this small theatre provides, and I will continue to visit as there is little competition in Ipswich. In the past I have had seasons were I have seen every production but lately... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attend the theatre perhaps two or three times a year. It is both friendly welcoming and inclusive in the range of productions it promotes.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank's for your review! It's great to see that you visit regularly and have always found us to be welcoming and inclusive with a range of productions. I hope we will have the chance to welcome you back soon! More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I regularly attend productions at the New Wolsey. I have seen children's shows, musicals, dramas and several concerts, all of which have been of the highest standard. When I see something advertised that may be of interest, I have no qualms as to whether it will be up to scratch, as I know it always will be. The theatre is... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review! It's so lovely to hear that you have had so many positive experiences with us, and that you trust of programme to be high quality, enjoyable and entertaining. We will look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

East Anglia, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequently visit here and love it. Today when booking ahead I inadvertently clicked on an afternoon performance instead of evening and only found out when the confirmation email came through minutes later. I rang and despite it being the opening of bookings for the next season and very busy, the young man I spoke to immediately altered my booking... More 

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your kind review! It's great to see that were able to amend your booking quickly and easily for you. We love being busy, and never let it get in the way of giving good customer service! I will be sure to share your kind word with the team - I'm sure they... More 

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