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Mark Thomas - Gaffa Tapes: Warm Up

Jun 21st at 8:00pm

Mark Thomas - Gaffa Tapes: Warm Up

The bootleg Shadows - A Live Tribute

Jun 22nd at 7:30pm

The bootleg Shadows - A Live Tribute

Martin Simpson - A Master of His Art

Jun 29th at 7:30pm

Martin Simpson - A Master of His Art

Festival Launch 2024 - Art & photography

Jul 4th at 6:00pm

Festival Launch 2024 - Art & photography

The auditorium seats 144 or has 300 people standing.

Theatre, literary events, art exhibitions and films.

Disabled access throughout the ground floor and hearing loop.

Hundreds of events hosted annually.

Prue Cross Art

Prue’s exhibition has a variety of pictures where she has worked with many different mediums. Oil, acrylic, pen and ink, graphite and watercolour, using brushes, palette knives, sticks, pens, feathers and a credit card! Come and have a look. The Astor is a busy venue so please check with the box office from 10am for viewing times, telephone 01304 370220. Alternatively, you can come to the bar whenever there is a show.

Prue Cross Art

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Testimonials

  • The Astor is a unique place, theatre and meeting place.. Professionals mingle with amateurs and locals. It has wide ranging facilities for diverse activities. The management are helpful and friendly. It is a lovely place to perform, watch or participate.

  • We held our wedding reception here on 22 June with a live band and had the most amazing night!
    We wanted something relaxed and fun and that's exactly what we got...
    I would recommend this venue for a large party with a live band.

  • A jewel in this thriving seaside town
    Such a genuinely wonderful theatre, bar restaurant, art gallery, tucked away in the up and coming seaside town

  • Always a warm welcome from Team Astor and patrons of your delightful little theatre and a privilege to play such a well run and much loved venue.’Use it or lose it’ is a phrase I always bandy about but we need people to pack out theatres like the Astor so that we can carry on the great tradition of LIVE! entertainment and encourage young people to enjoy it as we have always done.

  • The Astor Theatre is a central pillar of culture in Deal. Historically and currently, the theatre has served the community and beyond with vision and dignity. The outreach work and community engagement is exemplary and as a visiting performer I have always been welcomed with support and kindness. Long may the Astor continue to shine a light on the Kent coast, a beacon of theatre, film, music, performance and more.