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Ayr Gaiety Theatre

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A real gem of a theatre

Went to see Lionel Ritchie Songbook tonight at the Gaiety Theatre. An excellent venue. It looks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shala M
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London, United Kingdom
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Swan Lake

I booked tickets for Swan Lake for my grans birthday. What a wonderful performance! Mesmerising... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nic2304
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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The Gaiety Theatre is one of Scotland's iconic theatres - its intimate 500+ seater auditorium having played host to most of Scotland's stars of the stage for over 100 years. Now run as a social enterprise it provides a professional programme ranging...more
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Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Lionel Ritchie Songbook tonight at the Gaiety Theatre. An excellent venue. It looks clean and bright so possibly recently decorated. The view of the stage from the circle was great and as this is quite a small theatre, it made the event...More

Thank Shala M
Suzanne M, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments- our staff and volunteers work extremely hard to keep local theatre alive for the people of Ayrshire and beyond. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Gaiety soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked tickets for Swan Lake for my grans birthday. What a wonderful performance! Mesmerising from start to finish and thoroughly enjoyed by us all. A great theatre which I hope to revisit very soon!

Thank Nic2304
Suzanne M, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank-you for your kind words- we're delighted to hear you and your Gran enjoyed the show!

Reviewed 7 October 2018

School pupils? Surely not. This was a totally professional show. Singing, dance routines and a brilliant school orchestra. Congratulations to all involved. Absolutely brilliant!

Thank billreid98
Suzanne M, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Wellington's performance- it's great to see so many young people tread our boards!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Has been updated and refurbished to a high standard, really nice to chill and take in a show. Coffee, tea or alcohol are available so break a leg.

Thank Tom C
Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for your feedback Tom - glad you enjoyed the show and the theatre.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

was staying at the mercure hotel so booked tickets for ABBA show,.not really a fan BUT who doesnt know an abba song..great tribute act in a wee gem of a place..

Thank Jack L
Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Everybody is an ABBA fan really! Great that you enjoyed the show and the theatre. We hope to see you back before too long.

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant night the theatre looks great..staff very pleasant and helpful ..... thanks for a great night

Thank scottishmist
Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback - it means a lot to us. I hope you'll be back for more. Best wishes

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It’s great to see the gaiety all restored . It was a long time shut and it’s great to see the old girl back to what she does best putting on shows . The seats are comfortable and good views of the stage . All...More

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thanks for your response - we are delighted you enjoyed the show and theatre. Since we re-opened in December 2012, after a four year closure, we've been succesful in building a strong programme and growing audience. All this has been helped by the 2016 refurbishment...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

We recently went to the seriously dead show in the Gaiety Theatre Ayr. Though to show was well presented the first half was slow but the second half made up for it with some seriously good jokes and acting. As for the gaiety staff, they...More

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for the review - good to hear you enjoyed yourselves and that you’ll be back. I’ll pass your feedback on to the front of house staff, who are mostly volunteers. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 11 May 2018

We came here for my mums bday. We went to see the Cilla story. I booked wheelchair friendly seats. There is parking behind the theatre and across the road which is only £1 for an hr. Disabled access is really good. There is a ramp...More

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Good to know you enjoyed the show and I’m particularly pleased you found the access arrangements appropriate. We work hard at that part of what we do and have more plans for the future. See you again soon I hope

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We went to see The Dublin Legends at the Gaiety, the show was brilliant, such talented musicians and vocalists, with that wonderful Irish humour added. The theatre was lovely, full of character and very well maintained and restored. Seating was comfortable, we had a great...More

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for the feedback - glad you had such a great night as that’s what we work hard to deliver. Most of the staff you’ll have met would have been volunteers, and it’s thanks to them that we’ll be able to welcome you again (soon...More

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Kevin P
30 September 2018|
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Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
Kevin When you booked you should have had a message that says you can pick up drinks in the studio bar - which is on the first floor. Our Front of House staff will direct you on request. I hope you enjoy the show, and the... More
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Response from Jeremy W | Property representative |
Sorry - nothing in the programme or plans just now. Maybe a comeback tour in 2030?
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