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Playhouse Theatre Whitstable

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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A great little theatre with friendly staff and brilliant facilities... all run by volunteers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Fantastic venue

I visited this venue back in February in order to see one of the many excellent tribute acts that... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great seats”(2 reviews)
“local amateur”(2 reviews)
Whitstable is very fortunate to have its own theatre, The Playhouse, which is owned and managed by The Lindley Players Limited.
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104 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AZ, England
+44 1227 272042
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little theatre with friendly staff and brilliant facilities... all run by volunteers. They're now branching out into tribute shows and 'one-offs' as well as local amateur dramatics so are assured of a fine future. Seats all have a good view of the stage...More

Thank DaveWa126
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I visited this venue back in February in order to see one of the many excellent tribute acts that play there. I went in the day before to purchase three tickets. I explained to the very helpful gent in the ticket kiosk that my two...More

1  Thank nicholashutchings1
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Fabulous evening watching a rehash of the Who’s ‘Tommy’ by the outstanding amateur dramatic company ‘Theatrecraft’ from local Herne Bay. We cannot over emphasise just how good this performance proved to be. It was outstanding in every respect exuding the class of a West End...More

2  Thank DavidMWhitstable
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Wonderful little theatre. Beautifully maintained and so small and cozy it would be impossible to get a bad seat. Will definitely be going again!

Thank Wendy-from-Kent
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Playhouse is a small but ambitious theatre run by a friendly staff who greet everyone with a smile. The bar and lounge are downstairs with the theatre above. Everything seems a little old fashioned but this adds to the attractiveness of the place. It...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Been many times over the years and never disappointed. It's a great venue with an excellent bar, and really great staff. We saw the committed to the blues brothers performance most recently, but we've seen plays, Panto, concerts, whatever it is you're guaranteed great seats,...More

Thank SimeyWimey
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went to see a Musical Hall event with my parents. Super fun. Staff really friendly. A lovely little theatre. We sat in the stalls and the access was a bit tricky for my parents. There are a lot of stairs to navigate to the upper...More

Thank Nessy2014
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely local theatre - well loved and well used, as it should be! Good programme of events and a welcome addition has been the live screening performances.

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Thank Daytripper1976
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely little theatre, and near a car park! Very varied program of shows/events.I have been a friend for years, even though we live in London. A visit can round off a day in Whitstable.

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Thank margaretM1458ST
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Going to the playhouse is like stepping back in time. It doesn't matter where you sit you well always have a good view.

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1  Thank johnlynch2017
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8 July 2015|
Response from RichAdams | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message. Unfortunately we have no shows on during August. If you google Canterbury Events there are a number of websites which detail events in and around Whitstable, if this is of any help to you.