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Never heard of it

Never heard of it but what a treat. Glad we went it's very folksy. GREAT for small bands , comedy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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An evening of virtuoso guitar and bass jazz

What a hidden gem , what a find , what an enjoyable evening listening to Tony Hudd joined by two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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5 days ago
“Never heard of it”
2 weeks ago
“An evening of virtuoso guitar and bass jazz”
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2A Eastern Esplanade | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2LB, England
+44 1843 221791
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Never heard of it but what a treat. Glad we went it's very folksy. GREAT for small bands , comedy and new acts. Staff friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable. Just excellent. The Tom Thumb Theatre is a family run arts venue in the heart of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem , what a find , what an enjoyable evening listening to Tony Hudd joined by two other guitarists – Gypsy Jazz maestro, Tom Abrahams and Jazz Fusion star, Jeff Butt. Clive Fletcher on double bass. Quality musicians playing in a lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

A gorgeous small theater which a stunning little bar. Well worth a visit. Seen a few shows there and enjoyed the bar many a time

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Great venue. We have seen some excellent bands play there, wonderful live Theatre performances, and a quirky cinema club too.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This theatre was such a highlight of my visit to Margate. What an amazing little venue. It's a beautiful building, lovely intimate bar and super friendly owners and fellow audience members. This place needs to be supported as it is one of a kind.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Smallest stage in England, friendly, quirky bar upstairs, putting on a variety of events. Go and check it out!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Brandy P
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I'm slightly reluctant to do a review for the Tom Thumb Theatre because it is a treasure that is almost too precious to share. It's size makes it special. As it's name implies, it is tiny. It is also quirky and delightful in every way....More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting Margate and we stumbled across this theatre on the Internet. Tonight was The Four Daves. (although I think one of them was named Jackson) Awesome performance! Wicked clarinet and xylophone solos. Truly enjoyable. The theatre itself is adorable. It's tiny! Very retro and cool....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 14 August 2015

a tiny quirky theatre on the seafront. Bar up the fire escape selling local ales and sophisticated cocktails in trendy jamjars. We went to a jazz evening which was friendly,unpretentious and quite delightful

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank michele b
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Myself and partner like to go out and be a little impulsive and try new things. We were pleasantly suprised by trying out Club Hydropathe. Reading about it, I thought it may be too kinda hipster, or Clicke.Secret film club, with a fancy name, a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Nathan T
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14 September 2016|
Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
There will be plenty of shows at Christmas time. I suggest that you go to the website and subscribe for the newsletter. You will then receive weekly updates on the forthcoming productions and shows. Kind regards Tony