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Not well planned for women

Went for Frank Turner's gig last night. The venue is quite small, holds around 2000 people I think... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
orangeblossom_8
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Banbury, UK
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Scouting for girls

Thought the venue was well laid out and we had a great view from the balcony. Lots of security etc... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
JadeH96
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 May 2018
“Not well planned for women”
1 Dec 2017
“Scouting for girls”
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Went for Frank Turner's gig last night. The venue is quite small, holds around 2000 people I think, which is actually quite nice in terms of atmosphere and chance of seeing the artists. There are stalls on the ground floor, and balconies where you can...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Venue was crammed with far too many people for safety if you ask me. Let alone a chance of seeing the artist we paid good money for the tickets though I did see the top of his head once in the distance. This venue is...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

If you cant park you can;t go to a venue,that's the 02 Leicester.We missed Tokio Myers last night,my Xmas present Id'e been looking forward to.There was nowhere to even park up and get a cab and had we even got cash for a cab there...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I went to see Ratboy in Leicester and me and my mum got there at 4 (doors opened at 7) and I overestimated the time everyone would get there, because there were only 4 people there when we got there. We were stuck in the...More

1  Thank x_pulp_x
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Visited to see Richard Herring during Leicesters comedy festival good venue for a stand up comedy act low score because bar had no drinks on draught and charged over £13 for 2 cans of lager & 1 can of cider

1  Thank wayneandsarahuk
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Came ,midweek ,for a music concert.The venue is not well sign posted and is actually situated in the leicester university campus. The venue is a good size and all security and bar staff were professional and friendly. There are some booth style seats around the...More

1  Thank kittykate96
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Total rubbish venue.No atmosphere the beer watered down very slow or dead service at the bar,plus half the bar closes early.All in all a total rubbish gig venue. The worst I have been to in 38 years everyone in are group said the same.

1  Thank alan112016
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Thought the venue was well laid out and we had a great view from the balcony. Lots of security etc which was nice. However I ordered a drink but was told £10 was the minimum card payment.. I hadn't seen this advertised anywhere. Furthermore, the...More

1  Thank JadeH96
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Really enjoyed a gig here in July. The staff were excellent. Very helpful. Especially "Bees". Would have no hesitation returning for future events.

1  Thank sarhar7
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Intimate venue with balcony and bars, seating and plenty of space. Staff friendly, security efficient. Lighting and sound system good and suitable for size of venue. Expensive drinks, but free tap water. Enjoyed the James gig.

1  Thank Mike H
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