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It’s great to see the gaiety all restored . It was a long time shut and it’s great to see the old... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
cats68
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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We recently went to the seriously dead show in the Gaiety Theatre Ayr. Though to show was well... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
hgray10059
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Kilmarnock, 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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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

Thank cats68
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

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went to a show to see the planters last night staff very friendly it has been refurbished some improvement but still a historic building since they have lost funding they are looking for help by donation it is worth it to keep a historic building...More

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

Thanks - glad you enjoyed our refurbished theatre. As you say we need to raise money continually to keep going, but we are confident we will. Hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times over the years from coming with the school to see the Christmas panto to seeing my mother in the play the deepest shelter in town. I would highly recommend this lovely theatre to anyone coming to ayr

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

Thanks Lee

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

So glad this place is back as part of ayr it should never be closed again. What a great building great shows

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

Thanks for your feedback Helen - it’s great to know how much you enjoy our rather special theatre. We look forward to seeing you again in the New Year

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to the Panto and once again Terry and I headed off to the Gaiety, this time to see Cinderella. Moreover a panto just wouldn't be a good panto without lots of chaos, kids (and adults too) screaming...More

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thanks for your review - really glad you enjoyed yourselves. There is a lot of organisation goes into the chaos! I hope we see you again for one (or more) of the other great shows we have coming up. Jeremy Wyatt, CEO

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent venue. We attended the Gaiety to see the Blues Band. We loved the theatre. The intimacy of the building was great. Views and sound fantastic, and all staff were very helpful. This is a great facility and a credit to the...More

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Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks for your review - glad you enjoyed the show and I hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Have been going here for the panto every xmas for the past twenty years it never let's you down just a nice size of theatre not too big very comfortable and friendly staff

Thank Margaret W
Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

We aren't going to disagree with you there! As you say panto is a real pleasure in our theatre. I hope you try out a few other things during the year too.

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Sorry - nothing in the programme or plans just now. Maybe a comeback tour in 2030?
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