Spa Pavilion Theatre

Undercliff Road West
United Kingdom
IP11 2DX

An amazing food and entertainment complex with a panoramic view of the sea, an art deco auditorium that can accommodate up to 900 people, and a delightful Mediterranean-style pizza, pasta, and grill menu. All-day dining offers home-made cakes and pastries, dinner and lunch menus, as well as sandwiches, tapas, and takeaway. 

There are two seaview cafés/restaurants/bars to choose from, in addition to a great variety of performances from famous artists, touring theatre productions, and local performances. Something for every member of the family.
The theatre is set fewer than 15 minutes away from Ipswich, close to the A14. It is also easy to access London and East Anglia from here.

Practical rail and bus links are also available. The primary railway station is only a 15-minute walk from the top of Hamilton Road at the theatre.

Fully wheelchair accessible – with a short, gently-sloped path up through the Spa gardens to the front entrance. 10 disabled parking bays out the front for blue badge holders.

Click through to our website to find out more about the Spa Pavilion and what’s on!

Special Offers and Events

Pink, Winehouse, Gaga – ‘Live!’
One of the UK’s foremost entertainers, Vicky Jackson, brings three of her favourite ‘characters’ for a special night supported by her band. The show will feature a cameo appearance from Amy Winehouse, followed by two rocking sets from Lady Gaga and Pink. Too many Number Ones to list! This incredible live show will faithfully reproduce the look and sound of these amazing artists and feature wall-to-wall hits played live. Vicky has been touring for over 15 years and is much in demand on the festival circuit for her amazing voice and repertoire of stars, so it seemed natural to put together three of the best known for a Spa exclusive. Let’s get the party started!

Saturday 3rd February 2018 – 7.30 pm
Adult Tickets are £22, and Concessions /U16 are £20.

The Rat Pack Live!
The Rat Pack was the embodiment of cool during their 50s and 60s Vegas days – Sammy Davis Jnr, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra. The Rat Pack – a swaggering, sassy and confident big band – had enough attitude to spare. Join England’s top Rat Pack performance in a packed spectacular which contains all the timeless and renowned Rat Pack hits.
> Dean Martin: coming from a successful representation of DIno in international touring productions and the West End.
> Sammy Davis Jnr: has performed Sammy all over the UK and has played alongside the famous Judy Carmichael at the Rainbow Rooms in New York.
> Frank Sinatra: has toured all over the US and the UK and performed Ol’ Blue Eyes at Savoy, the West End’s Strand, and Adelphi Theatres. He has also made his appearance with Ben Kingsley, Judi Dench, and Daniel Day on Broadway, in the West End, and at the National Theatre.

This gifted trio makes for a superb combination in the “Swingsational” Rat Pack Live. Showcasing all the razzamatazz of the stage show of the Rat Pack, many come to celebrate the famous Sammy, Dean, and Frank at their live extravaganza.

Sunday 4th February 2018 3 pm – Tickets: Adults £26.50 / Concessions £24.50
The rates listed above are the total price and include Moneyhandling and booking fees.

Let the Music Play – a Celebration of Barry White
Barry White, a two-time Grammy winner, is renowned for his unique, smooth bass voice. The distinct singer often toured with Love Unlimited, the female group for who he composed, conducted, produced, and arranged timeless hits, including “Ecstasy”, “Cant’ Get Enough of Your Love Babe”, “Never Never Gonna Give You Up”, and many more.

Barry White has earned gold and platinum discs with total sales exceeding 100 million. His live shows were always sold out at every phase of his career, and his unique voice remains nearly impossible to replicate. Touring with his own female group (The Supreme Dreamgirls) and orchestra, William Hicks has portrayed Barry White for quite some time.

William Hicks pays meticulous attention to detail, making this show simply unmissable!

Saturday 10th February 2018 – 7.30 pm
Tickets are £24 for Adults and £22 for Children/Concessions.

Walk Like A Man – The Sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons gained their fame in the 60s, releasing some of the best rock ‘n roll hits of the era, producing timeless classics like Big Girls Don’t Cry, Sherry, Beggin’, and Walk Like a Man.

These classics boasted the distinct voice of Frankie Valli, the famous falsetto, which is just as magnificent today as it was back then. The band consisted of fantastic male musicians and was undoubtedly one of the best acts of the time. The group sold more than 100 million records across the world, earning its spot in the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. Mark Halliday, also known as “Jersey Boy”, produced the perfect recreation of Walk Like a Man, the ideal tribute to one of the best rock bands the world has ever seen.

Saturday 17th February 2018 – 7.30 pm
Tickets are £24 for Adults and £22 for Children/Concessions.

Ring of Fire – The Johnny Cash Birthday Bash!
It’s the Man in Black’s birthday, and Rick McKay is honouring him with a totally authentic Johnny Cash show at The Spa…

This performance is more than a simple tribute to this massive name in music. It gives the audience a clear view of the music and the life of the Man in Black. The band performs all its greatest hits in a fitting style and atmosphere. Jodie Mckay portrays the role of June Carter Cash wonderfully. Keen attention to every detail has gone into the show, and this led to the drummer of Johnny’s Tennessee Three, WS ‘Fluke’ Holland, thanking Rick McKay and Starkville for bringing life to Johnny’s music. Similarly, the bassist of the Tennessee Three, Dave Roe, openly endorses this show for anyone who loves Johnny Cash or just wants to hear the real thing for the first time.
This show simply cannot be missed when the original band members praise it so highly.

Saturday 24th February 2018 7.30 pm
Tickets: £24 for Adults and £22 for Children & Concessions.

Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown – The Bad Boy of Comedy
We’re delighted to welcome one of the icons of comedy with his often blue and irreverent brand of humour. Not for the easily offended, Roy has entertained all over the world and, according to Les Dawson, would have been a TV star had he picked a different colour. To blue, that is. One of the funniest men performing today, the man who came up the hard way, always goes down well with his faithful audience and new fans alike. Prepare to laugh until something hurts, and expect no mercy! Expect outrageously near and over-the-mark humour, and please don’t buy a ticket unless you’re happy to be shocked.

Thursday 1st March 2018 7.30 pm
Tickets: £22.50

Additional Features

  • Family Fun
  • Activity Days
  • Live Music!
  • A great night out!
  • Unique Experience!
  • Festivals & Shows
  • All day opening
  • Delicious cakes & home made food!
  • Suitable for all
  • Open Daily (except Christmas Day)
  • Theatre

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