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Carnegie Theatre & Arts Centre

Finkle Street, Workington CA14 2BD, England
+44 1900 602122
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AMAZING NIGHT!

Went here on Friday night to see Forbidden Nights, the show was amazing, well worth going to see... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
J A
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Maryport, United Kingdom
Dirty Dancing!

I had not been in this theatre since childhood when it seemed so big. It’s a lovely little theatre... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Fussyteam
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Workington, United Kingdom
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The historic Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre is one of Workington's much loved buildings. A regular programme of mainly music and dance events is enjoyed by local people and tourists, and classes and courses are held in the Carnegie Arts Centre every week. Monroe's Bar is also regarded as one of Cumbria's best live music venues.
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“bar area” (3 reviews)
“great staff” (2 reviews)
“interval” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Finkle Street, Workington CA14 2BD, England
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+44 1900 602122
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Went here on Friday night to see Forbidden Nights, the show was amazing, well worth going to see them if you've never been.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I had not been in this theatre since childhood when it seemed so big. It’s a lovely little theatre & the Dirty Dancing tribute was excellent. The staff were really nice. We had pre theatre drinks in the bar & ordered some for the interval,...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This cosy quirky little theatre is perfect for seeing stand up comedy . I went with a friend to see Dave Spikey . The theatre is small and it was like having the act in your living room. Fabulous ,you don't need a huge screen...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

This theatre is going from strength to strength. Saw a brilliant concert there tonight. Bye Bye Baby performing the Frankie Valli story. Amazing. The whole place was buzzing. Absolutely packed so an amazing atmosphere. The singing and choreography were spot on, a highly polished show....More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

me & my wife went here on saturday evening to watch a tribute to E.L.O, CALLED EXPLOSIVE LIGHT ORCHESTRA and what a night it was they were brilliant,could not have been any better, ive seen 4 bands here now and enjoyed everyone up to now,...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a smart little theatre in Finkle Street, Workington. It has relatively recently been taken over by a Trust and now delivers some first class entertainment. If in the area it is worthwhile a visit. I have seen first class 'amateur' productions together with...More

Thank Geoffrey H
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great centrally located theatre in the middle of workington, great xmas panto, balcony seating had a good view, was quite congested when leaving , staff quite welcoming.

Thank Stephanie H
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre in Workington came a pleasant surprise to me. We went to see Joe McElderry, and although the theatre is quite small, it is remarkably well and tastefully refurbished. The seats were comfortable with enough room for my knees, and...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We went to see Russell Kane. It was a good little place. Pick your seat wisely, we were in the second row on the balcony and only just see around the person in front. £2.50 a can decent price compared to others places I've been....More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Although i was working doing security at this event on Saturday 23rd April, I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Great staff, polite, friendly and helpful. Even the people there to watch the band were great. Well behaved and respectful for the band and the premises and...More

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