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The Assembly

Company 1957 Spencer Street | Spencer Street, Leamington Spa CV31 3NF, England
+44 1926 311311
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Cracking Venue

Great little place to see/hear live music. Often go there. New bands and old ones. Good staff and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
dcplod
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Excellent music venue

Having been to many music venues across the country this is one of my favourites. Like most venues... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Paul L
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
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“great night”(9 reviews)
“door staff”(5 reviews)
“bar staff”(7 reviews)
About
The Assembly is a stunning, Art Deco, multi-function venue in the heart of Leamington Spa. It opened its doors in the summer of 2008 after a multi-million pound redevelopment designed by Lawrence Llewellyn-Bowen. The venue won the highly coveted...more
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Company 1957 Spencer Street | Spencer Street, Leamington Spa CV31 3NF, England
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+44 1926 311311
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"great night"
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"door staff"
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"bar staff"
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"great acoustics"
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"nice venue"
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"billy ocean"
in 2 reviews
"live music"
in 6 reviews
"sound system"
in 4 reviews
"great place to watch"
in 2 reviews
"well stocked bar"
in 2 reviews
"a couple of minutes"
in 2 reviews
"excellent music"
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"main room"
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"tribute band"
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"sound quality"
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"across the road"
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"gigs"
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Great little place to see/hear live music. Often go there. New bands and old ones. Good staff and better organized that some venues I have been to (i.e. O2 Institute in Birmingham). Can't beat live music and this is one of the intimate places. A...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Having been to many music venues across the country this is one of my favourites. Like most venues, queueing at the bar is always going to be an ordeal, but it's a great place to watch bands. The sound is always great and even when...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Went to the assembly in Leamington Spa last night to see Islands In The Stream. My mother is in a wheelchair and once inside the building I have to say the staff/security were amazing with her. We were upstairs and they helped with the lift...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We went to see limehouse lizzy last night, and were very disappointed with the venue, I have been to many music venues and this is by far the worst, it's cold, the toilets are disgusting, and queuing to get a drink was a joke, took...More

2  Thank shelljodie
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Been here many a time and it's a great venue to get up close to the band. Sound is normally pretty good, and the atmosphere is always good. Only issue i have had is with opening times, not always as scheduled and that doesn't help...More

1  Thank 207alanr
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Rickie Lee was fantastic,but I have to agree with the other reviews of this venue. Awful in so many ways. We came over 200 miles for this when we could have waited 5 days to see her at the Barbican in London which is a...More

1  Thank shanenlayla
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Were told that doors would open at 7 yet only went into the venue at 740. It was -5 degrees at the time, a ridiculous amount of time to be queueing in the cold. Also felt extremly sorry for the lady in the wheelchair that...More

3  Thank Rob P
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Attended a show on 27 Feb. What an awful experience it was!!! The show itself was fine, but the venue was terrible. Despite receiving an email stating that doors opened at 7pm, AND checking on the website that same day (yup, that said 7pm also!)...More

4  Thank youngjudy
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

During the day of the concert I received an email from the venue telling us that the door opening time had been brought forward by 30 minutes to 7pm. We arrived at the venue around 6.50pm and joined the queue. 7pm arrived NO doors opened,...More

4  Thank Kevin G
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Not a bad venue, once we were let in. Tickets advised doors open 19.30 but we had been emailed to say now 19.00. Result queued in sub zero temperatures for 40 minutes and doors did not open till 19.34. Why not honour agreement and get...More

4  Thank Southlincs
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Villagirl54
28 March 2018|
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Response from reddunc1972 | Reviewed this property |
at the Assembly rooms, venue is fine unless sold out as they cram u in and no reserved seating, drinks are watered down , soft drinks limited and taste more like just soda. BUT! LOL , to see the bands I want to see you have... More
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nataliefoulkes
14 December 2017|
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Response from Angela O | Reviewed this property |
When every time we have been there there has never been any seating area . Are you up stairs or down stairs
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cfranklin52
12 October 2017|
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Response from reddunc1972 | Reviewed this property |
Car park round the back and fairly cheep , can be a bit tricky to find of not local to the area due to one way system
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