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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
+44 1473 295900
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GREAT FAMILY VENUE

always good variety of shows, can see the whole stage where ever you sit, good food weither you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jan S
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Pantomime

Marvellous. We go every year to the pantomime and to various plays and musical night's. Every seat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
195calico
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

always good variety of shows, can see the whole stage where ever you sit, good food weither you want a snack or a good mealMore

Thank Jan S
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Jan, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your thoughts. Our Autumn Season is already selling out fast, so be sure to book your Season Ticket to get the best discounts! With Relaxed and Dementia Friendly performances available throughout the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marvellous. We go every year to the pantomime and to various plays and musical night's. Every seat has a good view and everything we've seen has been superb.More

Thank 195calico
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your thoughts! Preparations for this year's Rock'n' Roll Panto are well underway, with some familiar faces returning to the New Wolsey this Christmas. Tickets are already selling fast, so make sure you secure your seats...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really wish more people support this gem of Ipswich. Great summer evening with alfresco drink before the show as well.More

Thank Rimzi
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your lovely feedback! Throughout the Summer our café is open 10am-3pm Monday-Friday, perfect for a lunchtime pitstop. Tickets are already selling fast for our Autumn Season, which opens on September 6th with the award-winning musical 'Once'. Book online or...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my little girl to enjoy a short story from one of the TW team. In order to provide this, they rely on donations for this 30 minute piece. The reader is always engaging and gets the kids involved in the story too. Great place,...More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback! Don't forget to book your place for our next Storymaker session on Saturday 29th September. Our 'Little Storymaker' sessions are aimed at 3-4 year olds & 'Big Storymaker' sessions for 5-6 year olds - or feel...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Annual Rock & Roll Panto is well worth the exspence of taking the whole family grandparents as wellMore

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. So great to hear you love the Rock n Roll panto! A lot of families come every year as their annual tradition!! I'm sure you've booked your tickets for Cinderella already but just in...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seen many a play at this Theatre, they are always very good, great intermate surroundings make you feel part of the production. Last saw “My Blue Heaven” as a Ipswich Town fan brought back great memories very well portrayed.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback. We’re so pleased that you enjoy coming to the New Wolsey Theatre! Our Blue Heaven was a great show and made us all feel very proud and emotional here at...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

What a great portrayal of our historic win in 1978! Couldn’t fault the play but I continue to experience unnecessary niggles at The Wolsey. The drinks I feel are too expensive - with the numbers most bigger performances draw in now they could improve both...More

Thank John S
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave valuable feedback about your visit to the New Wolsey Theatre. We’re glad you enjoyed the performance of ‘Our Blue Heaven’, it really was a tremendous atmosphere throughout the 3 week run! Your comments regarding...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Some good productions. Smallish/ Medium size theatre. Friendly staff. Very easy to get to seats. I picked up our tickets a couple of days before so didn’t have to queue for tickets.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback. We’re so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the New Wolsey Theatre and we hope to welcome you again soon at future productions. Tickets are now on sale for...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

A superb 40th anniversary musical of Ipswich Town winning the FA Cup. Superbly written by Peter Rowe and performed by the cast and to see John Wark at the end. Wow.More

Thank Wendy R
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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your lovely feedback. We’re so glad you enjoyed the New Wolsey production ‘Our Blue Heaven’. Peter Rowe also writes our Rock ‘N’ Roll Pantomimes which are always a fantastic festive atmosphere; this year is ‘Cinderella’. Christmas will be here before you...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Awesome nostalgic trip through each round of the 78 FA Cup winning campaign, good music and cleverly done, the guy who plays Bobby Robson is excellent.More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we’re glad you enjoyed the production of ‘Our Blue Heaven’. The show celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ipswich’s FA Cup win runs until Saturday 26th May. There’s still time to get tickets, so please spread the word!...More

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