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Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

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Great night out , wished we had done it sooner

We were on holiday in the area and took the plunge and visited this theatre for the first time and... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Little gem

I went to one of the comedy nights with a group of friends, This is a great place it is a great... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Alford, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Spain Lane, Boston PE21 6HP, England
+44 1205 363108
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

We were on holiday in the area and took the plunge and visited this theatre for the first time and watched the local Boston Playgoers . The venue is steeped in history and is well maintained and looked after . The play and the standard...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I went to one of the comedy nights with a group of friends, This is a great place it is a great building with a great atmosphere, because it’s not a huge stage you get a much more cosy welcoming feeling, I will definitely be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Cracking night at comedy night with my mate. The Theatre is a little dated however the staff and functionality of the building was good. Recommend it for a night out.

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

The Blackfriars Theatre building is located in Spain Lane in Boston, Lincolnshire. It was originally a medieval friary. The friary was built around 1288 and restored in the early 1960. It became a theatre in the 1980’s and now has modern plays and performances. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

a nice small place to visit. various shows and events. Nice and clean with friendly staff. Historical building worth a visit on its own right.No parking but nearly central to boston with parking spaces near by.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sueblackburn150
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

A Brilliant little theatre. We went to see the Full Monty. A Brilliant show! Well done to everyone involved. The greater as large enough to have an atmosphere but small enough to be part of it. Great facilities and organised well. I would visit again...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time. Children loved it especially as their grandad was selected to be the ventriloquist dummy. Very very funny. Brilliant show didn't realise it was such a lovely venue. Didn't know they had such varied shows. Have bought tickets for their comedy night.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank annieLincoln
Reviewed December 19, 2017

A quaint little theatre with a lot of potential although without wanting to sound negative they are raising money to replace and upgrade the facilities which is lobvely to see in a theatre in the current climate. We went to watch the pantomime of Cinderella...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nic W
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Lovely little local theatre in a period building. You get a blend of varied entertainment, some national and some local acts as well. Bands, plays, opera, ballet, comedy nights, panto,musicals and more. Reasonably priced, staff are helpful and friendly, a bar and an intimate relaxed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Paul M
Reviewed December 30, 2016

As a family we went to see the Christmas pantomime (Robin Hood / Babes in the wood) and it was fantastic. The theatre is very old and retains its character - its run by volunteers who do an amazing job. It was great to support...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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