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Old Laundry Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Always great

Went to see Better off Dead, a new play by Alan Ackbourne, and what a delight. Great set exemplary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anthony Barnsle... S
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Great musical show for all ages

Loved this show , took our two boys aged 2 and 5 and all enjoyed. Was an hour long. Only problem... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Kathryn D
Wirral, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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The Old Laundry Theatre is a 270 seat theatre-in-the-round situated in Bowness-on-Windermere, and a thriving cultural hub for residents and visitors to the Lake District. Over the past two decades, the Old Laundry has welcomed a host of famous names...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX, England
+44 844 804 0604
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All reviews excellent production peter rabbit an absolute delight beatrix potter year old daughter wonderful evening all ages audience actors performance stage play reeves life tickets props acting
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Better off Dead, a new play by Alan Ackbourne, and what a delight. Great set exemplary acting, deserved a bigger audience.

Thank Anthony Barnsle... S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Loved this show , took our two boys aged 2 and 5 and all enjoyed. Was an hour long. Only problem was it was extremely busy when we arrived with massive queues for the exhibition and no signs or staff to tell us where to...More

1  Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Getting into the theatre was an experience because of the visitors to the Beatrix Potter attraction however the staff do their best to get everyone in and seated. My grandchildren were both mesmerised by the puppets and the stories they told. The show and admission...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

An excellent production that I hadn't expected to be so musical! Lots of famous Beatrix Potter favourites brought to life by a skilled cast who at times completely blended into their characters. Mr Todd's teeth were 'a bit scary' according to our 4 year old...More

Thank ScareyClott
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Just back from holiday from windermere and what stands out the most with happy memories was taking my five year old daughter to see the peter rabbit show What a team of very talented people on stage and the puppets where amazing My little daughter...More

Thank Katherine M
WOBPA, Public Relations Manager at Old Laundry Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

What a wonderful review - thank you! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the Where is Peter Rabbit? theatre show so much and that is has been a highlight of your holiday. Best wishes WOBPA

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the show once again with grandchildren. Lasts about an hour then you can go and enjoy Tea with Peter Rabbit. Very well organised and friendly staff.

Thank 2intrepid
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Saw an excellent production of Jeeves and Wooster on this visit. Always a superb evenings entertainment here. Lovely intimate theatre in the round - very comfortable We look forward to a new programme every year and are never dissapointed

Thank nelly_norman
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Having booked dinner and theatre tickets for my son and partner at the Old Laundry Theatre I was shocked when the box office rang to say they were cancelling the dinner, because of lack of customer interest in the meal. When I queried this late...More

2  Thank r0ssill
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We only had 2 full days in Windermere, one if which was wet and cold. Luckily we saw the banner advertising "By Jeeves ". We booked online, caught a bus from Windermere to the theatre and enjoyed a fabulous show. The theatre also had a...More

Thank Daph P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Visited this theatre for the first time. What a great venue. Saw an excellent production of Jeeves & Wooster. Well worth checking 'whats on' if you are in the area.

Thank lakelover908
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Susan M
7 January 2018|
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Response from WOBPA | Property representative |
Hi, not at the Old Laundry Theatre I'm afraid, but the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction which shares a building with the theatre will be a hive of activity! Best wishes OLT