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The Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens Fort Crescent, Margate CT9 1HX, England
+44 1843 292795
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Wild Winter Gardens

Went to a show here recently, The Wam Bam Club. Billed as "An explosion of Burlesque, circus... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie E
Too hot!

Not the best place to visit on the hottest day of the year! The seating was cramped and there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Winter Gardens Fort Crescent, Margate CT9 1HX, England
+44 1843 292795
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to a show here recently, The Wam Bam Club. Billed as "An explosion of Burlesque, circus, comedy, magic and more.". Oh how true, a lovely evening watching hoola hooping, strippers, both male and female, an amazing Russian, male ballet-danciner(he made it for me!)and a...More

Thank Julie E
MWG001, Marketing Co-ordinator at The Winter Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Julie What lovely words. Thank you. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the show and the 'unique' experience our Winter Gardens offers I'll be sure to pass on your comments to our team at the Winter Gardens. We hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not the best place to visit on the hottest day of the year! The seating was cramped and there wasn't even an attempt of temporary cooling equipment (not even fans). The staff here are very friendly. We saw Count Arthur Strong which was very funny....More

Thank Heapies
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went to see 'Remembering Fred' with Aljaz and Janette, and a fantastic array of support singers and dancers. Costumes were great, the routines were well executed, and nothing to moan about the production. My complaint is that there seems to be one disabled toilet...More

1  Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We visited the Winter Gardens yesterday evening. to watch the FRED dance show. The music, dancing and costumes were absolutely fantastic. This is a show well worth seeing if you are into dancing or showmanship. The seats were not very good as we had to...More

Thank Margaret291944
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a typical old style British beach resort attraction. Great to just wander round went in early spring and assume it would be better under bright sunshine.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

An excellent concert with a better than average support singer. James J.Jones. Auditorium was great for the concert, great sounds etc. The bar staff and service was dreadful. The bar looked tired and much in need of restoration. Shame as such a good place for...More

Thank Sonya P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for first time for a concert. Yes it looks dilapidated on the outside and it could do with an upgrade inside. I sat in east balcony which was below the standing area and I wish the staff had told that group of women...More

Thank pocahontis
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a good time at the Winter Gardens, I remember going there as a child and it hasn't change a huge amount since but it has kept its charm.

Thank 6corn
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Went to winter Wonderland Xmas event , food and entertainment not up to dec 15 quality which was very good. Made complaint on the night about table decorations being removed. Staff were unprofessional in their answer. Only just received answer to my email complaint from...More

1  Thank Mark63evans
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visited on Sunday to attend Noisy Notes presented by Sue Perkins conducting music for children in a spectacular show with the Orion Orchestra. The Winter Gardens is on the sea front and is a bit weathered. We approached via the road and the theater...More

Thank deborahk3
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How is the winter gardens, when was it built?
13 March 2017|
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Response from MWG001 | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for your interest in Margate Winter Gardens. The Winter Gardens was opened on 3rd August, 1911 by the then Mayor of Margate, Alderman W. B. Reeve. The history of municipal entertainments in this country... More
Natalie S
Hi, Can anyone recommend any local parking? Thinking of booking for the panto this year and would have 3 children. Thanks!
20 October 2016|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking if you turn left on you way up to the theatre , you will see a row of shelters, turn down there which is the back exit to the theatre and lots of spaces.
Carly G
How do wheelchair users get in to theatre ? Entrance looks like it's above the venue?
15 December 2015|
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Response from MWG001 | Property representative |
Hello, Apologies for the delay. Yes we do have access for wheelchair users. If you contact the Box Office on 01843 292 795 they can give you the full details. Many thanks :)