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Hazlitt Theatre

Earl Street, Maidstone ME14 1PL, England
+44 1622 758611
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Small and Cosy Venue

I've visited the Hazlitt Theatre on a number of occasions now and each time I have been very... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Amy P
Kent, United Kingdom
Needs to be refurbished

So every Christmas me and my daughter go to see a panto at this theatre. Last year we sat in normal... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Earl Street, Maidstone ME14 1PL, England
+44 1622 758611
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've visited the Hazlitt Theatre on a number of occasions now and each time I have been very impressed. It is a very small yet welcoming theatre centrally located in the heart of Maidstone near numerous bars and restaurants making it perfect for a pre...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

So every Christmas me and my daughter go to see a panto at this theatre. Last year we sat in normal seating (I paid for seats without restrictions) they were restricted due to the seats not being tiered. I asked for a booster seat for...More

Thank sorayah17
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I've know the Hazlitt Theatre as both performer, Director and audience over the last 40 years. Facilities have been added to over the years but thankfully the intimate performance space with a traditional proscenium arch has remained unchanged. Seating in the region of 350 souls,...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Had such a brilliant night. We had seats in block behind the front stall and had loads of leg room because we had seats in the front row and there is no barrier. I do feel that their prices could be a bit lower at...More

1  Thank Suzy K
Reviewed 2 February 2017

First time seeing a pantomine at Hazlitt theatre. We booked late but managed to get seats near the front. The pantomine was Sleeping beauty. The show was good and entertaining. I do prefer a pantomine with more famous faces. The seating was as you expect,...More

Thank Destiny3168
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Our first visit to The Hazlett, we watched Cirque Enchanted. Our seats in the balcony gave us a good view of the stage. The seating is showing its age as the whole row wobbled when ever anyone moved. The bar is OK but £7 for...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went to the 11am show with my hubby (we are big kids at heart). Great show the cast were amazing. Typical panto with lots of laugh and audiance participation. Looking forward to next years panto. Only complaint it was very cold inside the theatre. Not...More

Thank Deb-Deb72
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A great family pantomime. I loved the chorus of little children, they put their heart and soul into the singing and dancing. The only negative would be the costumes, the fairy looked very shabby.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing panto as always a talented funny and professional cast !!! And yummy dancers!!! I took my Nan to see it today and I loved it so much that I'm coming again with a friend and we've got front row seats on Friday for the...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Excellent show on Boxing Day afternoon. Well done to Jasmin who had to step in at the last minute to play Sleeping Beauty. All the cast were enthusiastic and seemed to be enjoying themselves as much as the audience were. Roll on Cinderella next year.

Thank Wendy W
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10 January 2017|
Response from Deb-Deb72 | Reviewed this property |
sorry only just seen your question. I dont think it is staggered but the stage is high. Im short (5ft) and have never had trouble seeing whenever ive been.