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The Stables Theatre

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Great Remi Harris Concert

We’ve just come back from a great morning concert. Two talented musicians playing a double bass and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelBedfordshire
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Excellent venue, excellent staff

Visited The Stables for the first time on Sunday to see Feast of Fiddlers. Delightful small venue... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
martinballhome
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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The Stables is one of the UK's leading live music venues, offering live music for all tastes - jazz, blues, folk, rock, classical, pop and world music.
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Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes MK17 8LU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve just come back from a great morning concert. Two talented musicians playing a double bass and different guitars. The concert was so enjoyable. Quite unique in their approach. We’ll definitely be looking out for them again. We had lunch in the restaurant afterwards. A...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Many thanks for your Trip Advisor review - much appreciated, Matthew Sanders @ The Stables

Reviewed April 10, 2019

Visited The Stables for the first time on Sunday to see Feast of Fiddlers. Delightful small venue with good acoustics and sightlines and really helpful volunteer staff. Plus good real ale at the bar.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank martinballhome
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Just the right size. There are no "bad views".All the staff (mostly volunteers) are very friendly and helpful. The Restaurant is really good. Often the artists will come out at the end to sell CD's etc, sign stuff, get a photo. All in all I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Hi David, many thanks for your Trip Advisor review,much appreciated, kind regards Matthew Sanders @ The Stables

Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the best live venues I have been to. Very clean and well run. All seats have a great view of the stage and the auditorium design makes for an intimate atmosphere. The staff make you feel very welcome and I was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Hi Joe, many thanks for your Trip Advisor review, much appreciated, kind regards Matthew Sanders @ The Stables

Reviewed March 11, 2019

Have been several times to the Stables and have thoroughly enjoyed every visit. wherever you sit you get an excellent view of the stage and the performers. The staff are all really helpful and friendly and go out of their way to please. We haven't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

Many thanks for your review of The Stables - it's much appreciated. kind regards Matthew Sanders at The Stables

Reviewed March 10, 2019

This is a great small venue, and not a bad seat anywhere in the venue and the sound is excellent, the staff are always very friendly and helpful and there is always the chance to get your music signed by the artist

Date of experience: March 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Many thanks for your TripAdvisor review - very much appreciated. kind regards Matthew Sanders, The Stables

Reviewed February 20, 2019

Pleasant comfortable venue staffed by attentive and courteous volunteers. Great shows provide a real 'Theater experience' locally

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Many thanks for your Trip Advisor review, it's much appreciated - Matthew Sanders, The Stables

Reviewed February 15, 2019

Although a small venue, The Stables have continued to attract large audiences to see shows and music events. Car parking is a bit tight and it pays to arrive quite early, although there are plenty of disabled spaces and the car park volunteers are very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

The Stables continues to provide good music from its jazz traditions, through current and 'ageing' pop and rock plus introducing new talent and a growing comedy strand. We're lucky to have it near Milton Keynes.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Stables T, Marketing Manager at The Stables Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Many thanks for your Trip Advisor review - it's much appreciated. Matthew Sanders, The Stables

Reviewed February 9, 2019

Great theatre. Lovely food. Very friendly welcome. Audience very appreciative which made the visit even better. Wonderful concert from The Young Uns.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Marty W | Reviewed this property |
Feeling lazy?
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Response from Roy3 | Reviewed this property |
This is a short taxi ride should you wish to leave your car at the hotel
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No don't worry, smart casual is fine, it's a great venue
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