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Saffron Hall

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Spoken Word is Excellent Here too!

I've previously attended two very different classical performances at this venue and was suitably... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Andreas scholl

Birthday trip and treat to listen to this wonderful counter tenor with the amazing trumpeter Mark... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Ian S
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County High School Audley End Road, Saffron Walden CB11 4UH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Saffron Hall. Very excited to try such a lovely facility on the doorstep and had very high hopes to make this a regular outing. We took seats at the back out of choice, preferring to listen to music away from the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I've previously attended two very different classical performances at this venue and was suitably impressed with the atmosphere and exceptional acoustics. Recently, I attended an excellent talk by the remarkable Val McDermid, who, apart from being a very talented crime-writer and eminently intelligent University Challenge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Birthday trip and treat to listen to this wonderful counter tenor with the amazing trumpeter Mark Bennett. Lovely venue with great acoustics and sight lines. Good bar service with decent Pimms pre and half time. One query, stewards should be inside at end of first...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ian S
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BobandJosie
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sue A
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alan R
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.

Date of experience: 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.