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Gaiety Theatre

Harris Promenade, Douglas IM1 2HH
+44 1624 625001
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Villa Marina Hallé visit

The Villa is part of the Villa Gaiety complex of arts venues on Douglas prom, connected by an Art... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John W
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Tried to go on the tour, but it was cancelled

This review is for information only purposes - the 2 hour theatre tour only runs saturdays at 10am... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura T
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Harris Promenade, Douglas IM1 2HH
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Villa is part of the Villa Gaiety complex of arts venues on Douglas prom, connected by an Art Deco arcade and gardens. Went today with 90 year old great aunt and 9 year old nephew to listen to the Hallé Orchestra matinee. £11 each....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is for information only purposes - the 2 hour theatre tour only runs saturdays at 10am. However, the tours are all cancelled around the TT, which is not detailed on their website. Try again next time!

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Douglas choral union surpassed themselves in their version of this musical. It was excellent and just as good as any professional show. This is a must for anyone visiting the island. A real feel good factor.

Thank 287Barbara
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We did the 2 hour 'Behind The Scenes' Tour of this historic theatre with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. The restoration work that has been achieved is amazing and whether you are interested in architecture, history or just theatre in general there will be...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We saw the Douglas Choral Union's production of The Producers at the Gaiety while visiting in May 2017. The Douglas Choral Union (DCU) first took to the stage in 1896, they perform in the magnificent and historic Gaiety Theatre. The quality of the talent and...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We took the Gaiety Tour and it was very interesting and well done, we were shown everywhere from the traps beneath the stage to the old projection room in the roof and our knowledgeable guide (Mike?) made the experience even better. Their is so much...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We visited to see the penultimate Easter play and had a lovely time. This theatre, opened in 1900 is simply superb. It almost doesn't matter what the production is, you have to see the interior. We sat on the front row of the circle and...More

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Derek was our host for our group tour of The Gaiety Theatre. (He reminded me of Bill Oddy in The Goodies - remember? He spoke for Two and a Half hours!! and had our rivetted attention throughout. He told us the theatre was a "Tardis",...More

Thank Hunter B H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely theatre staging a variety of local and touring productions. There is something for everyone. Ticket prices are usually very reasonable particularly when compared to those charged in the Uk. The theatre building itself is stunning. Theatre tours are available at certain times of the...More

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

On Saturdays at 10:00 The Gaiety Theatre offers a tour of the building, which takes about 2 hours. What an excellent tour and what a lovely theatre - well worth the £7.50 each. We suggest you don't miss it as all money raised goes towards...More

Thank carol_chintz
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wilkinson80
What is on week commencing 11th June ?
8 June 2017|
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Response from K H | Reviewed this property |
Check the Villa Gaiety website Apparently TA does not permit website links Ridiculous.
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Roridog
What's on at the gaiety theatre on TT week
26 May 2016|
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Response from Foillan | Reviewed this property |
Visit IoM website for up to date details.
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ktitcombe
What's on in August at the theatre
23 January 2016|
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Response from Jan295 | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you go onto to the villa Marina Website at the Isle of Man you can find out what is on at the Gaiety in August - it's often a musical with both local and uk artistes
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