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Congress Theatre

50 Gwent Square, Cwmbran NP44 1PL, Wales
+44 1633 868239
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My partner & i took our 2 year old to see a panto here and she loved it. View was good so she... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Sophie P
via mobile
Great night out.

This theatre hosts many events including the good old Pantomines, Dance shows, Spiritual Healing... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2017
Sue I
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Cwmbran
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Gwent Square, Cwmbran NP44 1PL, Wales
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+44 1633 868239
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

My partner & i took our 2 year old to see a panto here and she loved it. View was good so she stayed interested. Value for money, will visit again

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CongressTheatre, General Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Glad you had a good time and we hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

This theatre hosts many events including the good old Pantomines, Dance shows, Spiritual Healing events, theatre, concerts, artists and quiz nights for local schools. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the facilities extremely clean. Refreshments at reasonable prices, are available before the performance...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Whilst it may not have the style and magnitude of the WMC or the big name shows, the Congress is home to a large array of small and independent shows that are often found to contain a number of hidden gems. Theres a personal and...More

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CongressTheatre, Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you for your kind words, I will pass them on to all involved

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

A friend invited me along to watch flower arranging, must say good view, i am short so do have problems at times. Very clean easy access quite comfortable. Would go again.

Thank Diane F
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CongressTheatre, Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Glad you had a good time, hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

This was our second visit to the Congress, first in the evening - found parking very easy as stated in the reply to my question which was answered very promptly - and it was FREE in the car park underneath the shopping centre (Monmouth car...More

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CongressTheatre, Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2017

Thank you for your kind comments I will pass on to the volunteers who worked that night - we look forward to seeing you back soon.

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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Comfy seating .Good ambience.Easily accessible.Enjoyable evening.Plenty of choice with the Congress from sole singers to panto .All good quality Staff very helpful and cheerful.

1  Thank Sue H
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CongressTheatre, General Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Thank you for your kind remarks - I will pass them onto everyone involved

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

I attended a show put on by a group of volunteers who performed songs from World War 1 and World War 2. They put their all into it, including some very inventive costumes. The whole audience was in fits of laughter at their antics, and...More

1  Thank Silvergirl735764
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CongressTheatre, Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2016

Thank you for your kind words - i will pass them onto everyone involved.

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Reviewed March 3, 2016

This theatre is wonderful, it is easy to get into, access inside is very good. The staff and volunteers are brilliant. We went down a few weeks ago to the pantomime, I am nearly 74 and disabled, the others were in their 80's, we are...More

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CongressTheatre, Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2016

Thank you for your kind words, i will pass these onto the team of volunteers. we are glad you had a good time here at the Theatre and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed February 8, 2016

I'm very fond of the Congress, it's a great little theatre with a very good line u p of artists, and the tickets are very well priced. Mostly, though, I love it there because of the staff. They are all volunteers, and give their time...More

1  Thank Gina G
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CongressTheatre, General Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. Sometime we are faced with difficult situations but we do try and handle them to the best of our ability. I will have the pleasure in pasiing on your kind words to everyone that was working that...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2016

This theatre is in a great location in Cwm Bran. Lots of free parking nearby and plenty of places to eat and drink should you want it. There is a bar in the venue also snacks and coffee available. The seating is staged so good...More

1  Thank 49Pam
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CongressTheatre, Manager at Congress Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2016

Thank you for your kind comments, we are hoping that they will return in 2017 and hope to see you back again soon.

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shaun21728
December 18, 2017|
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Response from Diane F | Reviewed this property |
No sorry I can’t, this time of year it may take longer than usual why don’t you phone and ask?.
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happyhols42
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Response from CongressTheatre | Property representative |
you may park in any of the shopping centres free car parks. The closest one in Monmouth car park situated under boots and signposted with the Theatre masks
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