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Chichester Festival Theatre

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Address: Oaklands Park, Chichester PO19 6AP, England
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+44 1243 781312
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10:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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How lucky we are to have this theatre on our doorstep

Always consistent high quality of productions and an excellent venue. Spacious car park adjacent adds to the convenience but upset to hear the local council plans to charge for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always consistent high quality of productions and an excellent venue. Spacious car park adjacent adds to the convenience but upset to hear the local council plans to charge for car parking in the evening.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have been to many productions at the Festival Theatre. Recently refurbished, it offers first class production in an intimate environment

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the fantastic Gandini Jugglers 4x4 show last night. Fantastic and beautiful, well worth seeing. Something so completely different with ballet and juggling, with suburb timing. Performance and music breathtakingly beautiful.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb rendition of this entrancing book - kept 7 and 5 year old enthralled. Only critcism was the dog's costume - not sure who dreamt that one up......

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went yesterday to watch the moscow city ballet perform the nutcracker.the whole performance was totally captivating.the way they managed to perform on a small stage was amazing.a very talented ballet company.will certainly go and watch them perform again

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As regular attendees at CFT we have only superlatives for the performances. Now that you can pre-book programme vouchers it is easier to obtain a programme quickly. The ice cream service by CFT staff is good and they do their utmost to provide numerous stations to minimise queuing. Not so the bar run by Caper & Berry. Young, pleasant but... More 

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Thank Jorneyman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the theatre to watch the nutcracker performed by the Moscow ballet. It was not like anything I've seen before because it was my first ballet​, but I would definitely like to go again.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parking - get there in plenty of time Venue- excellent - just perfect size never too far from the stage Staff and facilities- no issues at all.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living almost opposite I enjoy many of the productions. I especially like the intimacy of the Minerva. So lucky to have quality theatre in my back yard.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

After seeing so much average theatre at the RSC of late (I am American but still see English shows a couple of times a year), I was desperate to find a company that stood apart. I found it at Chichester. This luminous company defines professional theatrical brilliance. I saw their definitive Broadway transfer of 'Macbeth' some years back in NYC... More 

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