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Saffron Hall

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Spoken Word is Excellent Here too!

I've previously attended two very different classical performances at this venue and was suitably... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
AndyMcGonegal
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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Birthday trip and treat to listen to this wonderful counter tenor with the amazing trumpeter Mark... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Ian S
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

I've previously attended two very different classical performances at this venue and was suitably impressed with the atmosphere and exceptional acoustics. Recently, I attended an excellent talk by the remarkable Val McDermid, who, apart from being a very talented crime-writer and eminently intelligent University Challenge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Birthday trip and treat to listen to this wonderful counter tenor with the amazing trumpeter Mark Bennett. Lovely venue with great acoustics and sight lines. Good bar service with decent Pimms pre and half time. One query, stewards should be inside at end of first...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Drove some distance to get here to listen to the National Childrens Wind Orchestra. Very good venue, seating has good sight lines .... although they are a bit cramped-up in relation to the seats in front.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Saffron Hall is a modern space with around 750 seats. Excellent acoustics within the main hall. Staff are very friendly. The rating is based on the show and not the venue. Having seen Cab Calloway performing some years ago, we were pleased to have the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Our first experience of the impressive looking saffron hall with our 2 children for a Sunday afternoon concert of film music (which was of a very high standard). However, the steward spent the whole of the second half standing directly behind us and pouncing on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Great venue, pity there is not better access from the rear car park. Immaculate building. Never thought I'd get so much joy sitting in a school corridor eating a sandwich and drinking a glass of wine.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

The reputation of Saffron Hall attracts visitors from far beyond the small town of Saffron Walden, who are surprised to find a concert hall offering performances of international quality set within a school campus. It is modern, with comfortable seating providing a good view and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

We saw Milonga, a dance show featuring Argentine Tango dancers. It was beautiful and sensuous. The venue is amazing with adequate parking and good faciliteis for itnerval drinks. A stunning venue in every way.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alan R
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This cocert hall boasts unbeatable accoustics. Home to Saffron Walden Choral Society, Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra with frequent concerts by international artistes and orchestras. Just have a look at their web-site.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank beemin
Reviewed April 14, 2017

If you enjoy live performance music this is a wonderful venue. Don't go to the expense and effort of going up to London, just go to the website and see what an amazing variety of musicians come to this venue. A purpose built hall with...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Response from colinbU4329FK | Reviewed this property |
We like the balcony seats. some swivel. good leg room comfortable. The safety rail could obscure the view slightly. Never a problem for us.
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