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Lawrence Batley Theatre

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Address: Queen Street | Queen Street, Huddersfield HD1 2SP, England
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+44 1484 430528
09:30 - 20:00
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Lovely theatre, not the best I've been to, but I actually like that it's quite small and not huge like some I've been to.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely theatre, not the best I've been to, but I actually like that it's quite small and not huge like some I've been to.

Thank Michaela P
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this theatre - we've been to several shows and the pantomimes are excellent. Lots of people don't seem to realise where it is but it's a gem! Well worth a visit if you're in Huddersfield!

Thank BeckyBrightSide
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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427 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived in Huddersfield for years, but up until yesterday, I had never set foot in this lovely theatre. We attended a performance of Billy Liar by Huddersfield Thespians. It was in the cellar theatre. The setting was very relaxed, and just the right size. We really enjoyed the play, and thought the production was very professionally done. The actors... More 

Thank Lyn17
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The LBT, built in 1819 as a Methodist chapel, was converted into a theatre in the 1990s. The alteration was done really well, with good sight lines and comfortable seats throughout the house. It has a varied programme and is a pleasure to visit.

Thank Tony R
Kelso, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great performance in a good space. Attended to see a Huddersfield Thespians performance of Grimm Up North. Super fun suitable for all ages and even included a 'relaxed' performance for families with special needs members. Toilets, entrance and all public areas clean and welcoming. Would attend again.

Thank Sockknitter5
Warrington, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Drove 50 miles to see one of our favourite comics - Jonathan Pie - perform here. Incredible building - an ex-Wesleyan chapel - with quirky seating that enables a good view of the stage wherever you sit. Shown to our seats via the lift by a lovely female usher who had been there for 13 years and knew all about... More 

Thank 1421Chiara
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not really sure how we have lived here for nine years and this is my first time visiting this great theatre. I went with my two young kids going on the bus and the theatre is about a 10 minute walk (with little ones in the rain) away. Fabulous building near the Kingsgate centre. You can get drinks and... More 

Thank baileyhawke
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398 reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little theatre with BIG atmosphere. Friendly staff and great seating. We saw the production of Cinderella, and it was genuinely one of the best I've seen. Superb acting and atmosphere. Even the icecreams at the interval were reasonably priced. Looking forwards to next year's panto. Ps, re car parking: street parking if you get there early enough, otherwise there... More 

Thank Crazysurfkid
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Wow, what a great panto. We went to Bradford the week before to their panto, which granted had bigger names, was more polished and had evidently had more money thrown at it, but that did matter. Cinders at LBT was 100x better. The dames were hilarious, 2 adults, 4 kids and we all howled all the way through. Exactly how... More 

Thank gailnrich23
Nottingham England
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was my first visit to this theatre and we saw an amateur production in the cellars. Great small space and really good to see it put to this type of use.

Thank Sarahweb1

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