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Regent Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Varied programme

This venue offers a wide variety of attractions from cinema to live broadcast to big bands to... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
New Forest, United Kingdom
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Fading glory

This lovely historic venue is beginning to need another makeover. The seat I was meant to sit in... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“live shows”(8 reviews)
“art deco”(6 reviews)
“comfy seats”(6 reviews)
The Regent Christchurch is a thriving 1930's Art Deco Cinema and Theatre. Open all year round, we show a variety of broadcasts, films, theatre, live music, opera and more.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
51 High Street, Christchurch BH23 1AS, England
+44 1202 499199
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This venue offers a wide variety of attractions from cinema to live broadcast to big bands to amateur dramatics to one-offs like Michael Portillo. It is run by volunteers, who are unfailingly friendly and helpful. We think it’s great value for money, especially when there’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This lovely historic venue is beginning to need another makeover. The seat I was meant to sit in was broken and 15 years after the last refurb of seating another is due. I managed to find an alternative seat but the venue is a victim...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X8085XIalanf
RegentCentreXchurch, General Manager at Regent Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Dear Alan, Thank you for your review You are right! The last 5 years we have had over 620,000 people through the doors for shows and films so the wear and tear has been huge! We are looking to replace the seats soon so watch...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Really good venue with comfy seats and personal happy staff used to dealing with old fogies and doing it well. We loved the show and had a memorable night out. Thank you guys

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Went to a show. Used bar and coffee shop. Run by volunteers. Really friendly staff and good value for money

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ann D
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This was an awesome evening really well put together it was obvious that lots of effort had been put into this event by the staff and volunteers with drinks,snacks,tribute band and film..The entrance had been decorated to create a nice atmosphere..Everyone had a brilliant feel...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

When on holidays in Dorset we always call into the regent for a nice cup of coffee. We then have a look around the Monday market and not forgetting the priory.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Edith H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Went to see Jurrasic World with the family. I am not a big fan of going to the pictures and this didn't change my view. It amazes me that people always associate seeing a film with eating. I had 2 children sitting behind me eating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank steadfast503869
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We came to see Justin Hayward in May and he was brilliant! Unfortunately we left our tickets at home but the staff were so helpful and kind. The theatre itself is lovely. Quite small but feels very intimate and acoustics are good. Will return at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cat50186361
Reviewed May 29, 2018

My daughter and l had a wonderful evening at the Regent Centre. Fab environment and great volunteer staff. Ice creams a £1!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank evatjoeg
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Wonderful to see this West End musical this afternoon but somewhat spoilt by howling gale from the aircon. Dont sit in the side aisles near the front.

Date of experience: May 2018
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January 5, 2018|
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Response from X8085XIalanf | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they are still doing it. Ask the Duty Manager when you are next there.
Elizabeth R
September 1, 2016|
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Response from RegentCentreXchurch | Property representative |
Hello, the best place to see all the latest film releases is the 'Whats on' section of our website (or click the cinema tab if you only want to see film) If you are passing, we have a film list (A5 flyer) that gets updated... More