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concert hall and a performing arts centre

a great venue with a varied line up of concerts and shows with something to suit nearly every taste... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
david m
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Evening out

Went to see that’ll be the day, this was my first visit to the Anvil,thoroughly enjoyed the show... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
angela m
Aldershot, United Kingdom
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“jimmy carr”(6 reviews)
The Anvil is one of Hampshire’s largest entertainment venues and offers a wide range of entertainment for all ages including stand-up comedy, theatre, ballet & opera, classical music, pop concerts and pantomime. This year we’ve welcomed top class...more
Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
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Due to the poor weather conditions, snow and ice, on 2 February 2019 I was unable to take my nephew and sister to see The Luke Jackson Trio at The Forge in Basingstoke. My nephew is disabled, the taxis were on "limited service" and I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a great venue with a varied line up of concerts and shows with something to suit nearly every taste and age from Rock to panto classical to comedy well worth checking out their up coming events

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank david m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see that’ll be the day, this was my first visit to the Anvil,thoroughly enjoyed the show and liked the theatre.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank angela m
Reviewed 10 January 2019

I took my 4 and half year old granddaughter for her first experience of a Panto at the Anvil. Overall it was very good but I would just like to point out a few things if I may, making it (hopefully) constructive criticism rather than...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MazzaMay01
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

The Anvil is a modern theatre with really comfortable seats and legroom. Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable. Big stage. Seen to be more concerts on than plays and musical. Boy George , Billy Ocean and lots of those performers. Great place and not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a premier venue for music , plays and variety shows not to mention one man shows. It must be rated as one of the best acoustical venues in the country , there is no dead spots and if you use hearing aids no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnmcintosh123
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We travelled from London to attend a concert and were very impressed and would not hesitate to return. Theatre is situated next to a shopping centre with a varied choice of restaurants etc etc. We had competitively priced seats that were very good and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GordonBeasley
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went to see swan lake recently which was very good. We were sitting in the side circle which meant looking down at the stage at a sharp angle which gave me a crick in the neck by the end. The only complaint i have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank HantsShazam
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Have seen several comedians and dance troupes here but always visit at Christmas for the annual pantomime and have never been disappointed with the shows

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We booked tickets for the Russian state ballet and performance of Swan lake, and were definitely not disappointed in their performance, we enjoyed all of it. What we did not enjoy however, was the seats !! Firstly, we enjoy your theatre, and yes, the views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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They announce your not aloud photography during any performances