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Modern well ran theatre

This is as the nearest theatre that Brian Blessed was playing, so we were pleased to see that it... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Russell S
Newbury, United Kingdom
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I can recommend a children's performance here

I took my 2 yr old grandson to see a production of The Gruffalo. . My grandson, aged 3 yrs really... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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The Hawth is one of the busiest arts venues in the south east. Open all year round the venue presents theatre, west end shows, dance, music, opera, comedy and more. The venue includes a 855 seat Theatre, a 146 seat Studio, a Curzon Cinema and Sway...more
The Hawth Theatre & Conference Complex Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ, England
+44 1293 553636
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Always a very warm welcome excellent staff Great productions many Happy times here long may it thrive

Thank Brigitte j
TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Morning Brigitte, thanks for the amazing review, I will pass on to all concerned - cheered up our rainy Thusday :-)

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is as the nearest theatre that Brian Blessed was playing, so we were pleased to see that it has a lot of parking and given there is only one entrance to the parking from the main road we were worried that we’d have to...More

Thank Russell S
TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks for the great review Russell, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed July 21, 2018

this is a great theatre with something always on so jump on there website and see what shows they have I saw Darren Brown here and I loved it

Thank Rachid E
TheHawth, General Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thanks very much for the review Rachid - we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 yr old grandson to see a production of The Gruffalo. . My grandson, aged 3 yrs really enjoyed it and he understood the story throughout. His face and attention span said it all. He was very comfortable sitting on a booster...More

Thank ceciliamorrison
TheHawth, General Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thanks so much for your review Cecilia, we're really pleased you (and especially your grandson!) enjoyed your visit to The Hawth and The Gruffalo and hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

I can't fault the venue or the parking. Drinks extremely overpriced and the show (The Gruffalos child) seemed geared to entertain the adults rather than the children. The suspense was ruined by poorly timed annoying jokes and my son who is severely autistic had a...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Attended a show called Showtime. Ticket booking was straight forward and the view of the stage was good. The seats were a little uncomfortable after 2 hours. Pre show food was good and the atmosphere was good. Wouldn’t seek it out as a place to...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Decent bar downstairs but a limited lager & ale selection on draught, upstairs had no draught beers at all. We only had the one drink before the show and at the interval and there were plenty of staff available. Great show, super vocals at a...More

Thank Mick C
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Ok we popped in to ask a couple of questions, you don't girl at desk was not only chatting to a friend but also quite rude. She didn't know anything we asked. I returned later spoke to a older lady much better ty xMore

Thank Kelly O
TheHawth, Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

I'm very sorry that we didn't meet either your or our expectations on this occasion. We pride ourselves on our customer service and it is disappointing that we let ourselves down and I have spoken to the Box Office manager regarding your comment. However I'm...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018

First visit for several years although only live 20 minutes away. Nice modern Theatre with good size free carpark. Staff helpful and the show itself (Illegal Eagles ) was excellent. A good range of entertainment on offer. Will make an effort to see whats on...More

Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

A good variety of shows and good views from everywhere in both the main auditorium and the studio. Their pantos are always the best in the area. Could do with a few more ladies loos and some of their shows are a bit pricey

Thank Sarah W
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Questions & Answers
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Sharie D
May 15, 2018|
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Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Yes, all the stalls seats have a good view. People prefer the centre block generally and then its a personal preference depending on customer and the type of show.
Simon E
December 12, 2017|
Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Hi Simon, Children can sit in the restricted view seats. As these are discounted seats, this is the lowest price for both children and adults.
December 11, 2017|
Response from MiDiFr | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that you can't officially but no-one is likely to police this if you are discrete.