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The Anvil

Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
+44 1256 844244
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Motown show

On Friday the 6 this month a group of friends and I went to see the Motown show. The show itself... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jim1530
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Evening of Dance

An excellent evening watching an good dance programme with Ian Waite & Oti Matube from Strictly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
johnm1938
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Basingstoke, 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.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR, England
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+44 1256 844244
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On Friday the 6 this month a group of friends and I went to see the Motown show. The show itself was excellent, however as it had been a red hot day the air condition was not turned on not working. It was roasting and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent evening watching an good dance programme with Ian Waite & Oti Matube from Strictly come Dancing. the cast of the show were also excellent. A great show at an Excellent venue

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good show but the sound was not good in places. Well organised but it was difficult to hear some of the dialogue due the sound quality sometimes.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Our annual visit to Jules Holland was brilliant as always. The Anvil is a great venue, comfortable seats, great sound quality, clean with welcoming staff and reasonably priced drinks.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

So Ive Seen Prof Brian Cox, Hale and pace, Lee Evans and jack Dee here, always had fun, fairly well priced considering how big the artists are/were. Great sound very easy to find seat, not too overpriced on drinks/food considering its a theatre... Going back...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great shows and comfortable seating, prices are also decent. The staff are lovely and helpful also, calling if there has been any cancellations and giving us seats.

Thank strawberries342
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great night out at the Anvil to watch the Johnny Cash Road Show the band were excellent, would I go to the Anvil again yes, seat were comfortable and the staff excellent

Thank Jon D
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue, great acoustics. The staff are friendly and the venue clean. The seats are relatively comfortable and the views are good from where ever you sit. Ample parking in local car parks, all reasonably priced.

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

As the premier concert hall in Hampshire, The Anvil is built to world-class specifications, and attracts globally touring acts. From local performances, to national comedians, to world renowned orchestras, The Anvil provides a great venue for anyone to enjoy the arts in the south of...More

Thank Sam C
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Not sure what we expected but we were very surprised by the versatile Bill Bailey. Not just a stand up comic but a very talented musician who played a number of different instruments. It was very refreshing to see a show where the language was...More

Thank holiday-view23-7-11
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