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Saffron Hall

County High School Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
+44 845 548 7650
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Excellent Acoustics

Drove some distance to get here to listen to the National Childrens Wind Orchestra. Very good... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
BobandJosie
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Reading, United Kingdom
Swinging at the Cotton Club

Saffron Hall is a modern space with around 750 seats. Excellent acoustics within the main hall... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
RoutemasterCambridge
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Cambridge
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County High School Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Drove some distance to get here to listen to the National Childrens Wind Orchestra. Very good venue, seating has good sight lines .... although they are a bit cramped-up in relation to the seats in front.

Thank BobandJosie
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Saffron Hall is a modern space with around 750 seats. Excellent acoustics within the main hall. Staff are very friendly. The rating is based on the show and not the venue. Having seen Cab Calloway performing some years ago, we were pleased to have the...More

Thank RoutemasterCambridge
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Our first experience of the impressive looking saffron hall with our 2 children for a Sunday afternoon concert of film music (which was of a very high standard). However, the steward spent the whole of the second half standing directly behind us and pouncing on...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Great venue, pity there is not better access from the rear car park. Immaculate building. Never thought I'd get so much joy sitting in a school corridor eating a sandwich and drinking a glass of wine.

Thank Sue A
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The reputation of Saffron Hall attracts visitors from far beyond the small town of Saffron Walden, who are surprised to find a concert hall offering performances of international quality set within a school campus. It is modern, with comfortable seating providing a good view and...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We saw Milonga, a dance show featuring Argentine Tango dancers. It was beautiful and sensuous. The venue is amazing with adequate parking and good faciliteis for itnerval drinks. A stunning venue in every way.

Thank Alan R
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This cocert hall boasts unbeatable accoustics. Home to Saffron Walden Choral Society, Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra with frequent concerts by international artistes and orchestras. Just have a look at their web-site.

Thank beemin
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you enjoy live performance music this is a wonderful venue. Don't go to the expense and effort of going up to London, just go to the website and see what an amazing variety of musicians come to this venue. A purpose built hall with...More

Thank lifebeginsatfifty
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We are so lucky to have this quality of a concert hall in Saffron Walden. Close to Audley End Station so accessabaly to so many

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a wonderful medium-sized concert hall - we are very lucky to have it. I've seen a lot of concerts now - good variety of programming. Where can you hear the Ring Cycle for £30 stalls tickets? Siegfried last week was just as excellent...More

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Elaine D
29 May 2017|
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Response from colinbU4329FK | Reviewed this property |
We like the balcony seats. some swivel. good leg room comfortable. The safety rail could obscure the view slightly. Never a problem for us.
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