Weymouth Pavilion is a large provincial Theatre with many top class acts and entertainments. Some of the biggest names in Entertainment appear here. Stars such as Jimmy Carr, Jim Davidson, (formerly) Ken Dodd, as well as many original and tribute acts. The Tremoloes, Marmalade and other original line-ups as well as Panto’s and excellent performances. Top shows include –
- “That’ll be the Day”,
- ” PIrates of the Pavilion”,
- “Magic, it’s a kind of Queen” ,
- “Dirty DC” and
- “Bon Jovi Experience.
There is also a large space (The Ocean Room). This is large enough for dances, weddings, beer festivals, public meetings and provincial plays. The new Piano Bar is a great space for relaxing over a pint or for quizzes and meetings. There are other rooms and facilities. These cater for weddings, private functions, dance classes and plays. There is a small but friendly cafe with outside seating. Staff are always on hand to help with enquiries and bookings.
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When The Ritz burned down in 1954, the current Pavilion Theatre was built in 1958. The complex includes a 1000-seat auditorium, a 600-capacity ballroom and numerous smaller rooms and venues. Some of these can be used as wedding venues or for meetings, etc. In 2013, the reins of management were handed over by Weymouth and…