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The Cresset

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Pantomime and christmas shows are fantastic

Excellent for christmas shows. as in all theatres the refreshments are expensive. It has a lift... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Peterborough, United Kingdom
A bit squashed

Theatre is lovely and surprisingly the leg room is excellent but if you are bigger than a size 14... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1978, The Cresset has been at the heart of the community ever since. The Cresset is Peterborough’s foremost multi-purpose venue, playing host to an exciting and diverse mix of live entertainment community...more
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Rightwell | Bretton Centre, Peterborough PE3 8DX, England
+44 1733 265705
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

There was 7 of us including three little ones that visited the cresset to see Ben Michael Jackson tribute. We brought 5 tickets for row b but then another 2 wanted to come so we asked if we could buy 2 more tickets and moved...More

Thank lisadrew82
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Excellent for christmas shows. as in all theatres the refreshments are expensive. It has a lift though so very friendly for wheelchair user's or families with buggy's.

1  Thank Nuron
Reviewed 14 August 2018

OMG What a fantastic day,loads to see and do.The fantastic Band at the start,well done to all of them,many thanks to Brian and his groups for playing so well together.The magic of the drums and the group dancing, the young lady with an amazing voice,she...More

1  Thank joycecollins1406
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have been to the theatre twice and enjoyed myself both times, ate in the restaurant before the show, not bad at all. It's quite a small theatre which makes it quite intimate and you feel part of the show. There is free parking

Thank sylvie2904
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Theatre is lovely and surprisingly the leg room is excellent but if you are bigger than a size 14 you get very friendly with your neighbour - having said that the show we saw was superb (RAF central band) but we got a lot more...More

Thank magwats
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Saw the anfield legends show. Fantastic experience. I supported a young lady there and to see him enjoy it made my day. Friendly cresset staff

Thank bushy33
Reviewed 30 April 2018

My sister and I held a surprise 80th birthday party for our mum in April. The function room was just what we need for a group of 40 people. Plenty of room, a very well stocked bar and wonderful staff always on hand to help....More

1  Thank debsos1958
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Went to see Menapause the musical. Brilliantly funny - jaw ached from laughing. Bit of a problem with a speaker quickly resolved and did not spoil the evening. Friendly staff but long loo queues! (99% women!)

Thank mags t
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Went to see Kevin " bloody " Wilson and wasnt dissapointed my sides hurt at the end of the evening ,, we had a meal there which was good and a couple of beers ,, a lovely venue ,, will go again

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Family and friends enjoyed it and the show was excellent - would recommend to anyone - staff are very friendly

Thank Dean H
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17 August 2018|
Response from PhilipC843 | Reviewed this property |
Front seats. The seats arent great for comfort. Plastic foĺd up seats bolted to floor.