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The Anvil

Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
+44 1256 844244
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Great Venue

Love attending concerts and shows at the Anvil. They attract an excellent calibre of entertainer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Great Venue for Music

Visited The Anvil for a music concert. This is great, fairly modern venue which means the sound... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy G
Andover, United Kingdom
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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 performers including Lee Evans, Boy George and Billy Ocean and also had the pleasure of hosting one-off events such as the last UK concert appearance of the great pianist Alfred Brendel.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great venue” (26 reviews)
“concert hall” (10 reviews)
Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
+44 1256 844244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love attending concerts and shows at the Anvil. They attract an excellent calibre of entertainer and have a variety of acts from dancers, to bands, singers, comedians and orchestras. Great pantomime at Christmas. Easy to park. Great facility for Basingstoke

Thank SusanThorn50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited The Anvil for a music concert. This is great, fairly modern venue which means the sound quality is good and you get a good view of the stage wherever you are seated. Lots of toilets (that flush) and a nice, reasonably priced bar area....More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see "The Musical Box" Genesis tribute band. I had left it rather late get tickets so had seats to one side of the circle. Visibility was great, the rows are fairly well stepped which meant our view wasn't obstructed by the people...More

Thank NAW_Newbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to listen to The St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra last week. The sound in the venue is amazing. Comfortable seats and a well stocked bar.

Thank Nicki H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Good shows concerts many top stars and cheaper than London easy parking and pkenty restaurant nearby

Thank Sammie267
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Good hall with excellent sound. The classical concerts there are wondrous and much cheaper than going up to London. Good bar can buy sandwiches and ice cream but no restaurant or cafe

Thank JeanneauM
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I wanted to book some tickets as a special birthday treat, for 2018, she was really understanding professional and helpful with a sense of humor! Thank you Kate you are great .. esp when it comes to music speakers!

Thank ntom2017
Reviewed 20 September 2017

A good provincial theatre showing a good selection of plays. Entrance area could be made more appealing.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Anvil to watch the relaxed sitting of the Pantomime for the last few years and it's brilliant they have thought of everything booster seats for the children, low lighting quiet rooms so if the child is finding it difficult to...More

Thank shellmuzza
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A good venue with excellent visibility from all the seats. Car parking in the town centre is within a short walk (indoors) and there are plenty of restaurants to go to after the show.

Thank John W
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