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The Festival Drayton Centre

Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:00, 19:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:30 - 16:00, 19:00 - 21:00
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BRILLIANT VENUE

Regularly go to this brilliant venue, either as a daytime café , a cinema , or live performances... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
pgbish
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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
A wonderful venue.

Have attended several events here. A superb entertainment and community facility. Passionate... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Anthony B
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Regularly go to this brilliant venue, either as a daytime café , a cinema , or live performances , with excellent service in every sense of the word.... Community run , it has gone from strength to strength , and is the jewel in the...More

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FestivalDrayton, Manager at The Festival Drayton Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review, we appreciate all of your support, without people like you the Centre wouldn't be able to continue on a day to day basis. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Centre sometime in the near...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Have attended several events here. A superb entertainment and community facility. Passionate staff who provide a genuine friendly yet ptofessional service. Great facilities including on site cafe. Would always prefer to come see a show here above anywhere else. Well done to all at the...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food at very good price. All served by very friendly volunteers. Good access for disabled people.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Festival Drayton Centre is an absolute gem located in the centre of the town, run for the community by the local community! You can enjoy theatre, film, comedy, dance classes, martial arts, adult educational courses, a licensed coffee shop and a state of the art...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The Festival Drayton Centre is a really great local asset, which features well known artistes concerts and live videos from the Royal Opera House. The local volunteers make this a friendly and lively place.

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FestivalDrayton, Development Manager at The Festival Drayton Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for your post and glad to know you enjoy the Centre's programme of events. We couldn't do any of it without the support and time so freely given by the volunteer teams.

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

A great venue for nationally touring comedians and others. Great sound, comfortable seating and very helpful staff. The local amateur dramatic society use this theatre for most of their productions which are always worth attending.More

Thank Roger C
FestivalDrayton, Development Manager at The Festival Drayton Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your post, glad to hear you enjoy the facilities the Centre offers. We are fortunate to be able to programme a good line up of comedians and other great acts, and of course to provide a venue for groups like the Amdrams...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant place for meeting friends and catching up on news. Great service from a team of volunteers and cakes which are sublime. Definitely worth a visit for a show, or film or just a cuppa ❤

Thank Kaye J
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Has a variety of screenings etc live stream, cinema and theater. A bit pricey for what is it. I would have expected slightly cheaper prices. And more disabled access would be nice, so less restricted when choosing times for shows.More

Thank Caroline P
FestivalDrayton, Development Manager at The Festival Drayton Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review highlighting the range of events we offer in the auditorium. I'm sorry to hear you feel tickets are pricey, as we believe our pricing for the films we show is very favourable compared with the larger multiplex venues, and indeed...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is ,to me the highlight of our little market town. It's modern, has fabulous films, and satellite shows, art exhibitions, and friendly cafe. Also used for yoga, and dancing, as w ll as a meeting place. I can highly recommend a visit.

Thank Mary L
FestivalDrayton, Development Manager at The Festival Drayton Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for highlighting the Centre and all the different aspects of our activities on offer to customers and visitors to the town. Word of mouth is really important for us in terms of getting new folk through the doors.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We're so lucky to have this ever improving local centre - films, shows, meetings, etc - almost entirely volunteer run, as a focus for North East Shropshire.

Thank Stephen_Clifford
FestivalDrayton, Development Manager at The Festival Drayton Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for posting your review, we're always pleased to get feedback and recognition for the contribution made by the volunteer team.

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The Festival Drayton Centre does not have a dedicated car park. There is however a pay and display car park across the road from the entrance to the Centre on Frogmore Road. More details about parking in Market Drayton can... More
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