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“West Cliff Theatre”
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West Cliff Theatre
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Owner description: Established on the current Clacton site in 1899, and run independently by the West Cliff Trust, the West Cliff is the only surviving purpose-built theatre in Clacton, and plays host to professional touring shows and many local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, dance schools, and other youth groups. Its compact auditorium with just under 600 seats, a unique atmosphere and knowledgeable and friendly staff make it Clacton's theatre of choice for artistes and audiences alike. The Stage Door Bar is open both prior to and during the interval for each show, and provides pre-booked meals for selected shows. The lounge may be hired for private functions with or without bar and catering services.
Reviewed April 19, 2013

A great theatre, liked the pleasant atmosphere. Had a good view and shows very reasonably priced. The tribute shows are always good fun as well as the many varied types of entertainment.

5  Thank Monica V
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

Was a lovely night out at this friendly theatre. Made most welcome. This theatre is NOT cold as a couple of people have said but is usually a bit too warm at times! Can only assume they sat near a door that may have needed to be open at times during the evening. Remember, we have been having an extremely cold spell of weather of late and allowances should be made. The staff are very helpful and do everything possible to give you an enjoyable night out and I am sure would help if you had any concerns. This wonderful venue needs your support and patronage and will certainly continue to get mine.

5  Thank j b
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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Great for a night out but it's very cold in there. Good acts and pleasant staff all run by volunteers. Seats very close together. They cater very well for disabled

6  Thank HollandOnSeaLeila
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

We went to see Hat off to Led Zeppelin, and the theatre was so cold you couldn't take your coat off. We still had a great night thanks to this fab band!

3  Thank starmimi
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Reviewed February 8, 2013

For a small'ish town theatre with no great pretensions, this is an excellent 'find' with a surprisingly good variety of events on the bill!

It is comfortable, big enough to hold a good sized audience but at the same time allows for a degree of intimacy with the performers. Staff all friendly and helpful and drinks not over-priced all of which belies the slightly 'tired' exterior.

If you are in the vicinity, it's definitely worth checking this out for an evening's entertainment.

6  Thank Nigel D
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