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Theatre with a differences

I attend the old nick theatre for an overnight ghost hunt experience this theatre is the build of... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
_bennettron58
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
A Step Back in Time

Not only were we given a guided tour by a very knowledgeable young lady, we were so impressed with... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
860rosie
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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30 Sep 2018
“Theatre with a differences”
24 Aug 2018
“A Step Back in Time”
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Old Nick Theatre 31 Spring Gardens, Gainsborough DN21 2AY, England
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I attend the old nick theatre for an overnight ghost hunt experience this theatre is the build of an old court and police station very good place to visit the old nick has cells dating back to Victoria times and beyond it as a charge...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Not only were we given a guided tour by a very knowledgeable young lady, we were so impressed with the fact that this wonderful building had maintained it's original features. It's so refreshing not to encounter digital devices where one can press a button to...More

Thank 860rosie
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Old Nick is actually two venues in one - the Police Museum downstairs and the 49-seat Theatre upstairs. This is an excellent re-use of a historic venue and deserves the full support of the local community. It is also a great place to visit...More

Thank BillH2021
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This was not the easiest if placed to find, bit is well worth a visit. We had a look around the ground floor by ourselves. This includes cells, displays and exercise yards. There a newspaper articles in the cells about some of the 'criminals'. We...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went on a ghost hunt with Paranormal Eye on Saturday 7th October Fantastic location, lots of history and wow this is a real creepy place and that`s without the lights even going off. The Cells here and the theatre (Old Court Room) some strange unexplained...More

Thank paulatu77
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Most people interested in theatre have heard of the Old Vic in London. But have they heard of the Old Nick in Gainsborough in Lincolnshire? Why should theatre buffs be bothered anyway? I went to. see why it would have been given this name. In...More

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