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Nice little theatre located in the centre of town

The Hazlitt is a lovely smaller theatre located in the centre of town, giving theatre goers a good... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
683samw
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Small but great venue

Visited in early June to see Pasha from Strictly and his show. The theatre whilst small had good... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
David L
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to see sally morgan. The theatre is small, but to see a psychic it was ideal. It wouldn’t matter what seat you had you would still get a good view of the stage. The bar area is nice and modern and the drinks...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Irena B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for Stephen K Amos. Great warm up act and Stephen was excellent but he poked fun at some obvious issues with the theatre. It was really cold, many had scarfs and coats. Theatre although a modern theatre, is very dated looking inside. Seats are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Busker999
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent show, fantastic script, cast, set and lighting/effects. Lovely theatre, friendly, helpful staff. Would thoroughly recommend a visit to this enjoyable panto! I’ll be booking for next year!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Surprised myself, as I approached this event with some trepidation, not sure why What a fantastic stage show great artists and amazing costumes with fab music. My god what a passionate audience! The only niggle....inadequate ladies toilets, was more than a little surprised by three...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The Hazlitt is a lovely smaller theatre located in the centre of town, giving theatre goers a good choice of Maidstone's wide choice of restaurants and pubs. It is a fairly small but offers a personal feel, comfortable seats and reasonably priced refreshments.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 683samw
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Disabled access via a lift that is at the side of the theatre next to the side door, not widely advertised ! In desperate need of air conditioning as the temperature during the show we attended must have been close to violating health and safety...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Visited in early June to see Pasha from Strictly and his show. The theatre whilst small had good views from all seats. The prices of drinks in the bar were very reasonable and we got the impression that it was a great local amenity. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This is quite an intimate theatre, so you are always in touch with the performing artists. We come quite often and most recently have seen a David Bowie tribute, Jason Donovan and an Adele tribute act. It's well worth supporting to keepnlocal theatre alive.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Visited for the Derek Acorah show. All seating has a good view of the stage. Quite a cosy theatre. Could do with more toilets as they only have four! Staff very helpful and friendly but like all theatres very overpriced. Would go back again though.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank karenbQ1958AP
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We took my Granddaughter to the Cinderella pantomime and she loved it. The location is good in that the theatre is small and quite personal. We've been to a few shows here and it's a good venue.

Date of experience: January 2018
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LilPinky
10 January 2017|
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Response from Deb-Deb72 | Reviewed this property |
sorry only just seen your question. I dont think it is staggered but the stage is high. Im short (5ft) and have never had trouble seeing whenever ive been.
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