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Lakeside Theatre

Lakeside Theatre

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Lakeside Theatre is part of the University of Essex and the 200-seat Theatre was built in 1971 and opened in 1972. It is located beneath the iconic Brutalist building, the Albert Sloman Library, on Square 5 of the Colchester Campus.

In 2009, Lakeside Theatre completed an ambitious refurbishment programme, enabled through generous support from the Foyle Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation and the Winsten Legacy.

The theatre presents the best in touring fringe theatre performances, home grown performances, music and local groups. Set in parkland with café, lakes, sculptures and ducks.

Twitter: @LakesideTheatre | Facebook: Lakeside Theatre

Disabled accessDisabled toilets

Opening details

Please see individual performances for times

Prices

Varies upon performance

Contact

Box Office

01206 873261

Address

University of Essex,
Wivenhoe Park,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO4 3SQ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TM 027238  Lat: 51.87590 Long: 0.94333

Situated with the University of Essex campus at Wivenhoe Park

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Wivenhoe station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets