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New Wolsey Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Cinderella Panto

Welcome back for the Xmas Panto Season - brilliant venue with a good view from any seat in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
3fromtheUK2017
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Great Venue

Just watched the 2018 rock 'n roll panto. Always a great theatre to visit. The staff are always... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gary K
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Welcome back for the Xmas Panto Season - brilliant venue with a good view from any seat in the theatre. The pantos here are always top notch and not over the top. Good family fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just watched the 2018 rock 'n roll panto. Always a great theatre to visit. The staff are always friendly and helpful, from booking office to the bar and cafe staff and ushers. Parking is easy. Every seat offers a good view in a very intimate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gary K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best the cast was great will be there again well done to all it is a rock panto great for all

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cinderella, another excellent rock and roll panto at the New Wolsey Theatre. Excellent multitalented cast each playing a variety of instruments. A great start to the Christmas panto season.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a number of times with friends and the family with young children. The food is a nice selection of lunchtime type dishes and all well presented. If there are a number of you especially children for a half term performance for example, then...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only visit once a year for their rock n roll panto purely as nothing else has popped up that we would be interested in. Their annual panto is highly recommended and suitable for the very young to the older generation. No matter where you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We love a visit to The Wolsey Theatre. Such a wide range of entertainment is put on. From comedy, to musicals. Always a great night out.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for your lovely comments! If you haven't had a chance to browse our upcoming Spring '19 Season yet, visit our website or pick up a brochure from our box office. We have some great shows lined up including 'Little Miss Sunshine', The...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

I have no criticism of the theatre itself except perhaps the sound quality could have been better. I was really looking forward to seeing the recent production of Othello and felt really let down. I studied this play over 50 years ago for my A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jane, Thank you for taking the time to leave us valuable feedback. This will be passed on to the relevant departments for reference on future productions. We're sorry that you were disappointed with the production of 'Othello'. English Touring Theatre made use of a...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable visit to see this wonderful comedy based on the life of the Brontes at Howarth. Laughed throughout. Usually high service in cafe and front of house.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback! We're glad you enjoyed the performance of 'Withering Looks' and hope you will join us again soon. We have some great shows coming up in the next few months, including 'The Lovely Bones' based...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Ipswich does not have too much to shout about with the exception of this lovely theatre! I have seen some fabulous shows/plays here on an ongoing basis. It's friendly and welcoming and there are always some interesting things going on.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello Sue, Thank you for your lovely comments! We're glad you have enjoyed your experiences at the New Wolsey and hope you will visit us again soon! We have a great variety of shows coming up this Autumn, including Ian Hislop's 'Trial by Laughter' and...More

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Shotleyite
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Response from NewWolsey | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have a cafe at the New Wolsey Theatre which offers jacket potatoes, paninis, sandwiches etc. We also offer pre-performance meals which can be booked online or over the phone with us. When booked in advance... More
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