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Well preserved old building

I went to this theatre to watch a schools choir concert. I was impressed by the cleanliness and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Michael Bolton

I usually sit in the stalls at the Victoria Theatre but I had to sit on in the balcony for Michael... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Liz A
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When We brought our children up going to live theatre was a priority . We took ours from 2 yrs. Sooty and pantomimes. The Victoria theatre has an unwritten policy to welcome children. Lots of pantomimes go over the heads of children or get smutty....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I visit this theatre quite often. It usually is to a one night only show,either band or a sixties show. Very good price for tickets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie M
Alison M, Deputy Theatres Manager at The Victoria Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks Julie M We like to try and please our customers - sometimes it isn't always possible, but we do our best! It's really nice to get a review about the variety of different shows that we offer. Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 December 2018

I went to this theatre to watch a schools choir concert. I was impressed by the cleanliness and freshness of the decor, this is a very old building and could easily look shabby. The seats in the balcony did not have much legroom and were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Attended the Rick Wakeman piano odyssey tour it’s nicely done out the interior seating comfortable for a old theatre , staff on hand nice and friendly. Refreshments are at the usual price for theatre goers ...., overhaul a good experience here and we would return...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Alison M, Deputy Manager at The Victoria Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you very much! It's always nice to get positive feedback and I hope we see you back again soon.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I usually sit in the stalls at the Victoria Theatre but I had to sit on in the balcony for Michael Bolton on Saturday night. When I had climbed all the stairs up to the balcony I found the ladies toilets, only two toilets and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Very dated theatre. On leaving the stairs were wet and very slippery. I was surprised that no-one ended up falling. Having said all that the artist we went to see was amazing.Bet he wondered what he had let himself in for when he saw the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a small theatre in Halifax opened just a few weeks after Queen Victoria died in 1901. Inside it is well maintained containing some of its period fittings. In the past they have had the great and the good. Michael Jackson as part of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This Victorian theatre promotes a variety of different entertainment, of good and not so good quality. I like the fact that apart from new carpetting, paintwork and lavatories, it still retains all the original features, treating the people of Calderdale to a taste of a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Never had a bad night at our Victoria theatre and in recent years it has been host to a variety of quality entertainment - very clean, lovely staff and comfortable bar area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank david g
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to Victoria Theatre in Halifax won’t be our last ~ we were instantly made to feel like one of the family ~ the show, “Cirque Berserk” was second to none, an amazing display of skill, talent, daring with more than its fair...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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5 December 2018|
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Response from Alison M | Property representative |
The view from the side balcony is limited. The seats are on the back row at the very end nearest the stage, so the view is indeed at a very acute angle and you may miss the majority of the performance. Unfortunately the... More
29 September 2018|
Response from Alison M | Property representative |
Good Morning. Unfortunately there is not a lift to the circle at the moment. If you let the box office know which show you are coming to they will let the Duty Manager know and they will open one of the circle exit doors... More
28 April 2018|
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Response from mary1972hx | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking around the theatre on the main roads but this tends to get busy depending on the time of parking or a small car just up the road at Bull Green roundabout. Overall yes there are plenty of places to... More