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Ballet at Assembly Hall Theatre

Ballet at Assembly Hall Theatre

Royal Tunbridge Wells

Theatres in Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells is rich in theatrical offerings with no less than 3 theatres in the borough.

The biggest is the Assembly Hall Theatre, housed in the town centre’s civic complex of Art Deco buildings, and in 2014 celebrated its 75th anniversary.

As part of it’s Diamond celebrations, the interior was given a make-over bringing a new zing to the theatre's atmosphere.

Top billings have included Marti Pellow, Jimmy Carr, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert Musical from the West End, Dawn French, the Russian State Ballet & Opera, and back in the 60s no less than The Rolling Stones and The Who!

There are 2 bars with a selection of soft drinks and snacks available which you can take in to the shows.

For pre-theatre meals, nearby restaurants do special offers if visiting the theatre the same evening.

The Trinity Theatre & Arts Centre is home to an alternative and diverse selection of drama, other performing arts and music as well as cinematic productions. 

The Comedy Café is a monthly event at Trinity showcasing the best up-and-coming comedians in the land and some famous bods too, like Ross Noble and Stephen K Amos.

There is a small gallery as well which hosts a rolling exhibition of creative artwork.

Situated in the town centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells, Trinity is in a wonderful Decimus Burton listed church, the Holy Trinity, with a cool bar and café on site too.

90,000 people can't be wrong - book your next night out now!

Both theatres are surrounded by restaurants who understand the need for quick and early pre-theatre dinners.

Equally a number of comfortable bars are on hand to meet friends or family before a show.

Only a 5 minute walk from the railway station, both are easily accessible by train, just under an hour from London on the Hastings Line.  Car Parks are next door to each too.

A day in the country

The Queen’s Hall Theatre in Cranbrook produces fine dramatic musicals and plays.

Make a day of it and visit the lovely medieval market town of Cranbrook enjoying the independent boutiques and restaurants.

Come and find out what's on by using the search facility to the right and then book a delicious meal in one of the local pubs to complement your trip.

Outdoor theatre is popular in the Tunbridge Wells area; take your hamper and champers or just a rug and sandwiches to enjoy a fun night being entertained under the stars against a castle backdrop!

The Tourist Information Centre is of course always happy to help you with your choices.

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  1. Tom Allen: Absolutely at Trinity Theatre

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working class Bromley, Tom Allen embarks on his debut solo tour this autumn.

    As seen on Mock The Week , 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo, The Great British Bake Off’s Extra Slice, The John Bishop Show, Channel 4’s...

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    Performance

    Dates

    From:
    10 Feb 2018 To 10 Feb 2018
  2. Royal Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival at various venues in Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    The 14th Royal Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival will be running from Sunday 1st October to Saturday 14th October at various venues throughout Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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    Festival

    Dates

  3. Add Aladdin at The Assembly Hall Theatre to your Itinerary

    Aladdin at The Assembly Hall Theatre

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Aladdin Pantomime at Assembly Hall Theatre this Christmas.

    Type

    Theatre/Drama

    Dates

    From:
    8 Dec 2017 To 3 Jan 2018
  4. Add Addams family Comedy Dining & Disco Holloween Party to your Itinerary

    Addams family Comedy Dining & Disco Holloween Party

    Pembury

    Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester & Lurch (meet & eat) meet & greet the guests to their home, where nothing is as it seems...

    You will be served a sumptuous 3-course meal whilst 4 of the best actors in the land of the living entertain you.

    Includes 3-course meal, comedy act, and disco for only £36...

    Type

    Show / Display

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2017 To 28 Oct 2017
  5. Add Assembly Hall Theatre to your Itinerary

    Assembly Hall Theatre

    Type

    Theatre

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    The Assembly Hall Theatre is a 1,000 seat theatre offering an eclectic programme with everything from family shows to classical music.

  6. Add The Wicked Witch of the Wild Wood at Penshurst Place and Gardens to your Itinerary

    The Wicked Witch of the Wild Wood at Penshurst Place and Gardens

    Penshurst

    Come and experience the perfect Halloween treat at Penshurst Place this October

    Step along the Woodland Trail and prepare for a scary sight when the Wicked Witch of Penshurst Place will once again be emerging from her forest dwelling to tell you a spooky story around the crackling fire. Reward...

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    Show / Display

    Dates

    From:
    23 Oct 2017 To 27 Oct 2017
  7. Add Bluebird K3 Demonstration at Bewl Water to your Itinerary

    Bluebird K3 Demonstration at Bewl Water

    Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst

    Bewl Water is delighted to host some test and demonstration runs of the restored Bluebird K3, the craft in which Sir Malcolm Campbell set three water speed records almost eighty years ago.

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    Sporting Event

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  8. Add The Shining at Odeon Tunbridge Wells to your Itinerary

    The Shining at Odeon Tunbridge Wells

    Knights Way, Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Stanley Kubrick's iconic masterpiece The Shining back on the big screen, for one night only.

    Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer's block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his...

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    Theatre/Drama

    Dates

  9. Add Springlines Exhibition at The Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    Springlines Exhibition at The Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Exhibition of paintings, photographs and poetry exploring the beauty of hidden and mysterious bodies of water.

    Type

    Exhibition

    Dates

  10. Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair

    Add Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair to your Itinerary

    Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair

    Chiddingstone

    Come along to the popular annual Chiddingstone Castle Country Fair, where you can experience the traditions of the countryside in an idyllic rural setting.

    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Dates

  11. Add Tunbridge Wells Jazz Club: live jazz concert, (parking, bar, snacks and raffle). to your Itinerary

    Tunbridge Wells Jazz Club: live jazz concert, (parking, bar, snacks and raffle).

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    The Roaring Twenties Orchestra ( Live Jazz concert, with bar, and raffle)

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    Concert

    Dates

  12. Hawkhurst Gang Bonfire Society Torchlight Procession, Bonfire and Fireworks

    Prospect Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Hawkhurst Gang Bonfire Society are holding their annual Torch Light Procession, bonfire and fireworks to mark the end of the Sussex Bonfire Season. The procession will leave from the Royal Oak Pub at 7pm and will be followed with a bonfire and firework display on The Moor, Hawkhurst.

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    Show / Display

    Dates

    From:
    25 Nov 2017 To 25 Nov 2017
  13. Add Santa Specials on The Spa Valley Railway to your Itinerary

    Santa Specials on The Spa Valley Railway

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Start your Christmas with a Santa Special experience on the Spa Valley Railway, running on various dates throughout December.

    Type

    Show / Display

  14. Add Spooktacular Half Term Halloween Day Events at Groombridge Place to your Itinerary

    Spooktacular Half Term Halloween Day Events at Groombridge Place

    Groombridge , Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Spooktacular Half Term Halloween Events at Groombridge Place from 21st to 29th October 2017

    Type

    Workshop

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017 To 29 Oct 2017
  15. Add Fright Nights at Groombridge Place this Halloween to your Itinerary

    Fright Nights at Groombridge Place this Halloween

    Groombridge , Tunbridge Wells

    Fright Nights at Groombridge Place from 21st to 29th October 2017

    Type

    Show / Display

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017 To 29 Oct 2017
  16. Matchbox Opera At Burrswood

    Add Matchbox Opera At Burrswood to your Itinerary

    Matchbox Opera At Burrswood

    Tunbridge Wells

    Local pro/am opera company Matchbox Opera will be touring their production of Mozart's intriguing The Magic Flute this November.

    Type

    Performance

    Dates

    From:
    18 Nov 2017 To 18 Nov 2017
  17. Add Herd of The Hospice Horses Exhibition and Auction at Royal Victoria Place to your Itinerary

    Herd of The Hospice Horses Exhibition and Auction at Royal Victoria Place

    Roay Tunbridge Wells

    Herd of The Hospice Horses gallops into Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre for a public exhibition and auction.
    From Tuesday 3rd October to Friday 13th October, all of the herd along with the community ponies will join together at a special public exhibition. The 24 life size horses will...

    Type

    Exhibition

    Dates

  18. Add My Fair Lady at Assembly Hall Theatre to your Itinerary

    My Fair Lady at Assembly Hall Theatre

    Tunbridge Wells

    Tues 21st November to Sat 25th November TWODS production of My Fair Lady will be coming to Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells.
    The musical, based on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion", has lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Lowe. It has often be referred to as "the perfect...

    Type

    Theatre/Drama

    Dates

    From:
    21 Nov 2017 To 25 Nov 2017
  19. Christmas Cinema Night at The Spa Hotel

    Add Christmas Cinema Night at The Spa Hotel to your Itinerary

    Christmas Cinema Night at The Spa Hotel

    Royal Tunbridge Wells

    On Thursday 30th November we will be screening the classic Home Alone on the big screen in our Royal Suite.

    Snuggle up in the warm with a mulled wine and get into the spirit watching one of your favourite Christmas films - Home Alone.

    Type

    Theatre/Drama

    Dates

    From:
    30 Nov 2017 To 30 Nov 2017

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