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Wilton's Music Hall

1 Graces Alley, London E1 8JB, England
+44 20 7702 2789
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Flying Lovers of Vitebsk - absorbing and delightful

This evocative and beautiful building always makes me smile - as did this production. Two people... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
A fabulous veune and production, but staff attitude a problem...

We went to this venue to see the Box of Delights. The building and the atmosphere are wonderful. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neil H
Belper, United Kingdom
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Wilton's is the world's oldest surviving Grand Music Hall. After years of dereliction it is now open as a full time theatre, bar and historic landmark. This stunning and atmospheric building puts on a range of ticketed events including theatre, music, comedy, cinema and cabaret alongside to bars which are open to the public (free access). Please check the website before your visit as on occasional dates, Wilton's Music Hall is closed due to private hire.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Graces Alley, London E1 8JB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This evocative and beautiful building always makes me smile - as did this production. Two people, falling in love and living their lives against a background of war and revolution - but depicted with such charm. Great performances and a really lovely way to spend...More

Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this venue to see the Box of Delights. The building and the atmosphere are wonderful. It is a lovely place, not being over restored. The production was 5*. We arrived at 12.45 and saw a few people in the bar and so...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have just returned from seeing the last night of the Box of Delights. This is a truly magical production in a truly delightful setting, Wilton's is a very special place that adds character to the performance. However it does not upstage some very strong acting...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently restored to its former glory after years of neglect. Wonderful atmosphere. Christmas production of The Box of Delights is a complete sell out and captivated audiences from tiny children to great grandparents. Friendly staff. Even if no production, worth a visit just to see...More

Thank RebekahYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked as Festive Treat for family. Have always wanted to go to Wiltons and well worth the journey. Building fascinating with amazing atmosphere. Box of Delights was delightful, full of magic. Excellent acting carried this classic story with beautifully clever and imaginative sets and puppets....More

Thank Holly J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a wedding at Wilton’s and it was an absolute theatre lovers’ dream! The pastel coloured and slightly crumbling walls, the beautiful furniture, the very friendly and helpful staff, the beautiful lights (fairy lights and light bulbs) that were hung up in the auditorium...More

Thank Renatelisabeth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most TA reviewers, before me, quite rightfully prefix about this venue. Immediately after you've strolled down the narrow Grace's Alley (top of Ensign St) and entered the double door you'll feel the presence of another era. Box Of Delights - Two weeks previous Radio London's...More

Thank Barry 'Baz' B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

What a wonderful interesting building. We attended the Saturday Matinee of The box of delights and loved this venue. The bar area was great before the show and the Tribute ale tasted great. The bar area at the interval though was packed , so make...More

1  Thank wandenway
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Visited with my grandson to see the Box of Delights - went to the matinee performance and what a lovely venue a proper old music hall - the venue was busy but just goes up and up and we found a little table for two...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

As regular theatre attendees in London we have followed excellent reviews of performances at Wilton’s, but because of the location of the theatre not followed this up. However, with a free morning last week, and having read of a themed exhibition within the building we...More

Thank bsandrs
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28 July 2017|
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Response from hchambs | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check the parking restrictions for the postcode on the local councils website ?
Oshrit A
4 November 2016|
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Response from ElleCoco | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen this now. Sometimes shows get booked up so if it's something g you really want to see you should book. For the bar just turn up! Hope you had fun?
Sujata L
27 March 2016|
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Response from KeepPeddling | Reviewed this property |
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