Theatr Colwyn
Theatr Colwyn
4.5
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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SamStarkey
4 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
We were visiting Colwyn Bay and stumbled across Current exhibition of Michael Bennett’s Pier Closing Time photographs at Theatr Colwyn. As a keen film photographer it was fantastic to see this type of poignant exhibition being shown. However, we walked in to the theatre and having never been before, we wasn’t sure where to find the exhibition so waited in the reception. Behind us, two men walked in and out popped a male member of staff who immediately greeted the two men, asking if they were here for the photos. We stood there awkwardly whilst he chatted away about photography and other exhibitions to the other visitors and then proceeded to take them upstairs. After informing the staff member that we were also there for the exhibition the staff member rudely said “oh I assumed you were with the men”. This came across like he assumed we were the girlfriends of the male visitors and what was worse was that when we all went up for thur exhibition the staff member continued to explain the exhibition to the men only and completely ignored us.
The exhibition itself was small but a great memento of the late 70s and North Wales holidays and worth a viewing, for fans of Vivienne Maier.
Written August 29, 2021
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JintR
London21 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2013 • Friends
I visited this theatre to see a cinema showing of "Vinyl". Just as the film began two usherettes entered the auditorium complete with bright torch and sat in the seats immediately in front of me. For the first 10 minutes of the film they chatted not only between themselves but with three women on the row in front of theirs. My attempts to shush them were either not heard or completely ignored.

I appreciate that this is a small community theatre, but I would expect that the staff should be trained to a professional standard to ensure that patrons have a good experience.
Written April 17, 2013
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Chris E
69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Hats off to Stuart & Co for a fab panto, and to the excellently organised Theatr...well worth a visit.
Written December 29, 2012
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angelbods
Colwyn Bay, UK37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Couples
I visit this cute little Victorian theatre regularly with my husband/friends/family. Staff are friendly and helpful They show films a couple of weeks after the big cinemas at nearly half the price - yay! Also seen great plays here. Nostalgic 1970s/80s style seats from my childhood - fab. If you like history, Theatre Colwyn is the oldest working cinema in the UK.
Written September 30, 2015
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Sheila M
Abergele93 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2012 • Couples
Liked very cosy, alterations very good. Volunteers wonderful. Also visit the cinema which is much cheaper than Cineworld.
Written December 29, 2012
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Andrew B
Colwyn Bay, UK396 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2012 • Family
Many years Colwyn Bay's theatre was called the Prince of Wales and as a kid I once trod the boards there in a panto one Christmas. It was ok, nothing special and the dressing rooms were far from salubrious. More recently it's been renamed as Theatr Colwyn and had a major re-fit, in part due to the fund raising efforts of it's patron Monty Python member and Bay lad Terry Jones.

It's now a real asset to the town. It could perhaps have more regular live shows but it gets good use as a cinema showing recent releases at a far better price than Cineworld.

On street parking is fairly limited during the daytime, or more to the point the road outside has a time restriction, but there is a pay and display nearby in Douglas Road.
Written August 22, 2012
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abbey141
Abergele, UK121 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2019
Fabulous evening to see a film lovely comfy chairs with plenty of leg room. Staaf of volunteers so helpful and really pleasant it was a delight the film was great too.
Written September 25, 2019
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Sarah S
31 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
We took our 9 year old daughter to see Toy Story 4 at the 2.30pm showing on Wednesday. Oh my days! It was so noisy! Every time someone got up off their seat, the seat would bang on the back - children were getting up and down to the toilet every 2 seconds. I saw a few children go 4 or 5 times during the film!! - it was just ridiculous. There were 4 young boys who were having a competition as to who could bang their seat the loudest. Another lady came in with a baby who was no more than 6 months old and who kept crying, and she didnt take it out. All the children were rustling sweet wrappers all the way through the film. We also had a little girl aged about 2 in front of us and all she wanted to was climb on the seats and talk the whole way through. What a shame because it's a nice little theatre and it's relatively cheap in comparison to the bigger chain cinemas- im just glad i dont live in the area and have to use this venue all the time. If you want to actually hear the film you have booked and paid to see, then dont go to this venue, particularly a 'kids' film in the afternoon.
Written August 17, 2019
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motherspence1961
Colwyn Bay, UK2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
Brilliant evening so relaxing. Coffee for nana. Slush and popcorn for children. All at a realistic affordable price.
Written January 15, 2019
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Adventurer990
Chester, UK21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
Best place in North Wales to experience the feeling of a real theatre, I go here to watch RSC live streaming. It gives you the atmosphere of being there. Perfect! Respectful audience and fantastic staff make this a little gem...
Written December 11, 2018
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