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Ramesh was awesome

We have been to the Hawth for a few events, I've been to see Ramesh and Jimmy Carr, also attended a... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Gelli G
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Great venue

I love this venue, easy parking with a short flat walk to the venue. Great theatre where you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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  • Poor4%
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“local theatre”(11 reviews)
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The Hawth is one of the busiest arts venues in the south east. Open all year round the venue presents theatre, west end shows, dance, music, opera, comedy and more. The venue includes a 855 seat Theatre, a 146 seat Studio, a Curzon Cinema and Sway...more
The Hawth Theatre & Conference Complex Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ, England
+44 1293 553636
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All reviews local theatre great theatre west end pre show nice venue main auditorium enjoyable evening front row good size comfortable seats plenty of parking easy parking car park interval stage performance panto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this venue, easy parking with a short flat walk to the venue. Great theatre where you can easily see the stage and good acoustics. Layout confusing when you need to find your seats, and the reception area very dated but that’s all detail

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SQ01273
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again a great trip to the Hawth to see the panto. Parking has not improved so get there early in order to get a space - and can be quite a confusing layout. The staff and venue are fantastic but expect to pay a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike N
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This was my first ever visit to Crawley Hawth and the main reason I selected this theatre was because I was recommended to see the excellent show ' An Evening Of Eric And Ern' starring Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpite and this was the closest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SharonBrighton
TheHawth, Public Relations Manager at The Hawth, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for your five stars and great feedback too, Sharon! We will look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 16 November 2018

Good customer service theatre is good size could do with more leg room and softer seats otherwise all ok

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LynnC1690
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Brilliant show, 2nd time of seeing. Had a meal before show, excellent food and a much improved service.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrstav
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

What a great theatre we parked them went to ask lady behind counter what time to return for the show. She was really friendly and chatty. Not been here before and was a lovely clean theatre. When we returned there were more staff and really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank fentilena
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We booked to see Evita never having been to The Hawth before. It was crowded when we arrived and we should have arrived earlier as we had hoped to eat before the performance. Staff were welcoming and helpful and we had very good seats. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stinkwheel
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The Hawth is a much underrated facility which has some very good shows and presentations, many of a standard you find in London, but without the nauseau of the time spent in travel and associated additional transport cost. The seating in the theatre is comfortable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ian c
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Been several times to see various shows including musicals, always spaces for parking, great place clean, staff always very helpful, very lucky to have on our doorstep.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allison P
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Hawth for a few events, I've been to see Ramesh and Jimmy Carr, also attended a wedding fayre. Nice enough venue bit of a squish on a few occasions. Staff helpful and friendly

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gelli G
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7 January 2019|
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Response from fentilena | Reviewed this property |
We sat at the front leg room was great seats are ok not too tight
Sharie D
15 May 2018|
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Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Yes, all the stalls seats have a good view. People prefer the centre block generally and then its a personal preference depending on customer and the type of show.
Simon E
13 December 2017|
Response from TheHawth | Property representative |
Hi Simon, Children can sit in the restricted view seats. As these are discounted seats, this is the lowest price for both children and adults.