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The Tower Theatre

Opens in 7 min: 09:30 - 16:30
Open today: 09:30 - 16:30
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Dad's Army

Excellent performance, although there does seem to be a problem with the acoustics in this lovely... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Kent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Folkestone Jazz Club in the Foyer Lounge of the Tower Theatre

This was my first trip to the venue and a very pleasant one. Smaller than the main theatre, very... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Ron G
Hythe, United Kingdom
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THE TOWER THEATRE ABOUT US The Tower Theatre is a Community Theatre for anyone to visit or use for their own functions or meetings. FHODS (Folkestone and Hythe Operatic and Dramatic Society) are very proud of the 300 seat auditorium and the large...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
North Road | Shorncliffe, Folkestone CT20 3HL, England
+44 1303 223925
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Visited recently for a Great entertaining evening of jazz. Shame the bar is still serving drinks in plastic glasses. Excuse is that the dishwasher is broken. That excuse has been given for many months. It's about time the management did something about it and stopped...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent performance, although there does seem to be a problem with the acoustics in this lovely theatre, as it was very difficult to hear what the actors were saying in the first half of the show.

1  Thank JanieBeaumont
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was my first trip to the venue and a very pleasant one. Smaller than the main theatre, very friendly and great sound.

1  Thank Ron G
Peter H, General Manager at The Tower Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for comments, the Folkestone Jazz Club do a fine job.

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went to see Cinderella and have to say what a fantastic experience it was. The show itself was a dream to watch and Buttons and Cinderella the stand out actors. The venue itself was very good and we would return to watch other shows.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Attended a back to Basie concert with a friend, second row from the front, my kind of music. What a blast, what a venue, sold out as well this venue is one of a kind. Every week in the other section top jazz stars from...More

Thank peter w
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is 'Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club' Soho.....in Folkestone. It is an amazing achievement, created and sustained by Beryl And Derick, the organisers. For several years now they have brought the very best of British and World class jazz to our area. Last Tuesday, I witnessed...More

1  Thank rdevenish
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Very impressed with the performance of 'Les Miserables' at The Tower Theatre. Performed by the youth section who put their heart and soul into it. We have seen this production in the West End several times but enjoyed watching the youngster perform. A well deserved...More

1  Thank barbiefolkestone
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

A half term trip and our first to this theatre. Was really impressed by the youth theatre's performance of Les Mis- my 12 year old enjoyed it and it wasn't hugely different to the west end show we saw years' back- all the key points...More

Thank Flyinmy
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Spent a thoroughly enjoyable evening watching a very proessional adaptation of this musical. This was our first visit to this very interesting venue. The ticket prices, refreshments and programme were incredibly modest. The youngsters in the cast were adorable and I am sure some will...More

2  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Been here lots of times: to see shows, quiz nights and concerts. The Tower is the home of FHODS, an enthusiastic band of volunteers who put on plays, musicals and pantomimes and also run the Theatre. There is a popular weekly Jazz Night. The Theatre...More

Thank Marian C
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