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The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre

| Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG, Wales
+44 1633 656757
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Bonsai festival at the Riverfront centre

My husband and I visited the Riverfront Centre in order to see a Bonsai tree exhibition. Very much... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
PebbleL
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Well done Riverfront

Just returned from a visit to the Riverfront. I took my wheelchair bound son to see a film in the... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Ali264163
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Newport, United Kingdom
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The Riverfront is a multi functional venue that seeks to bring as many people as possible into contact with the arts and creativity, with up to 180 professional performances, over 200 film screenings and over 500 workshops, which are directly managed and promoted by The Riverfront every year. The Riverfront is Newport's only presenting theatre and arts centre and has two theatre spaces, three visual art gallery spaces, dance studio, recording studio, three workshop rooms, conference room and licensed cafe.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“nice venue” (2 reviews)
“panto” (6 reviews)
“aladdin” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG, Wales
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+44 1633 656757
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

My husband and I visited the Riverfront Centre in order to see a Bonsai tree exhibition. Very much enjoyed seeing the trees but also thought the centre itself was nicely designed. The floor to ceiling windows at the front make the most of the view...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a visit to the Riverfront. I took my wheelchair bound son to see a film in the cinema and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Manager took us in the lift to the back of the cinema and we had a brilliant view...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Saw the Bowie Experience here last night and it was my first visit to the theatre part. It has that lovely cosy old time feel about it which is so rare these days. Well worth a visit if there anything on you fancy watching.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We went for our traditional New Year's Eve pantomime visit - Aladdin this year. As always, we all (seven adults and three litgle ones) enjoyed the panto and we all like the venue. Shame that the Café is so awful (see separate review, under its...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

First time seeing a panto in Wales with my school children and what a show it was! The venue was great with very accommodating staff considering there was the best part of 500 of us. The show itself was incredible, a laugh for all ages....More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

WOW.. what a wonderful evening at the Aladdin Panto. My family of 31, grandparents, siblings and children, loved every bit of it... The jokes were funny, [some 'tongue in cheek jokes' had the adults roaring with laughter...] The songs were lovely. The interactions with the...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Just got in from watching the Best of Motown Show at the Riverfront in Newport. Just male singers - so no Diana Ross etc. Hardly the best of Motown, the act was quite good in itself but perhaps should have done more research before going....More

Thank penstomen
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

On the last Friday of each month the smaller theatre in the Riverfront is turned into the Comedy Shed for a really entertaining night. They have a compere plus two comedians and you don't always know in advance who will be performing but that's part...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

The Riverfront is a brilliant arena. We've been a few times before and last night went to see Peace Train which was superb. The staff are very helpful, seats are very comfortable, the sound is good, the toilets are sufficient for the venue and the...More

Thank Nick G
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Great venue, good seats and a magical show, We were in the front row. Most of the seats have good views, the acoustics are also good.

Thank sylvia057
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Response from Lucy B | Reviewed this property |
yes its fine, always have plenty of booster seats to hand.
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