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The Stables Theatre

Closes in 23 min: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Fantastic venue

Our first visit to this great little venue but won’t be our last! We saw John Lees’ Barclay James... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Neil P
Witney, United Kingdom
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Superb theatre

A fantastic venue: acoustics are great; all the seats have a great view of the stage; the seats are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely venue”(13 reviews)
“music venue”(7 reviews)
The Stables is one of the UK's leading live music venues, offering live music for all tastes - jazz, blues, folk, rock, classical, pop and world music.
Closes in 23 min
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes MK17 8LU, England
+44 1908 280800
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to this great little venue but won’t be our last! We saw John Lees’ Barclay James Harvest in the main auditorium, the sound was brilliant and sight lines were perfect. My wife was in a wheelchair and our position was excellent and...More

Thank Neil P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic venue: acoustics are great; all the seats have a great view of the stage; the seats are comfortable with leg room; the staff are on hand to help and assist; well stocked bar; the car parking assist team are really helpful ; great...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

If your looking to see a show or a Band , this is the place. Great staff brilliant atmosphere worth checking out.

Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been here a few times, it’s definitely one of the best theatres in the area. We saw 80’s Mania - an excellent show which appears here each year. We were front row, but anywhere has great views. You can read...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have been going to the stables for many years and seen and heard a vast array of bands and comedians. fab place in every way. intimate with the headliners makes it feel its just for your entertainment. brilliant.

Thank woolstone2
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Yes, I am biased towards The Stables. I have visited it many times over the past twenty years. I have tickets for two more events this year. I have eaten there, been entertained by talented people and was even inspired enough to take a music...More

Thank trevorh19
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Not been to Stables for 20+years. Modern facility, nice bar area. Friendly staff. Two theatres. Comfy seats. Intimate setting as you are close to the stage. Very professional, good night out. Will return. Sir Geoff and his team made it an interesting and enjoyable event

1  Thank robert_brant
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner went to see Eddie Reader and she was wonderful! the seating plan was great and the stage was very easy to see from every seat in the room. The only problem was that there was nowhere to put our drinks so...More

1  Thank ElmoMasey
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This venue is fantastic, have visited many many times and keep returning as this place, it has a relaxed atmosphere, chilled vibe, and any seat you get is a good seat as the place is compact. A fantastic night out - will be returning

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 24 June 2018

2nd visit to this excellent intimate space. Once again the groups playing; Odyssey and Heatwave, gave a first rate performance in a space created for great acoustics. The proximity of the audience to the stage allows you to feel part of the experience and is...More

Thank scotland89
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Marty W | Reviewed this property |
Feeling lazy?
Eleanor M
24 February 2017|
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Response from Roy3 | Reviewed this property |
This is a short taxi ride should you wish to leave your car at the hotel
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5 February 2017|
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Response from TracyB328 | Reviewed this property |
No don't worry, smart casual is fine, it's a great venue