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City Hall

Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
+44 191 261 2606
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Came here to see a ABBA tribute band they were fantastic. The staff at city hall were all friendly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Showsec - Fun Police

Visited 3 weeks ago to see Texas. Texas were amazing, however the city hall was not. Showsec... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amy C
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“great venue” (30 reviews)
“leg room” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
+44 191 261 2606
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here to see a ABBA tribute band they were fantastic. The staff at city hall were all friendly and were there to help you and let you have a good time while also keeping us all safe. They made sure you didn’t dance in...More

Thank Holiday-Lady25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 3 weeks ago to see Texas. Texas were amazing, however the city hall was not. Showsec security stopped people taking photos, dancing, standing. It was that bad Sharleen Spiteri got everyone up to dance. She even told a steward to leave a concert goer...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited to watch The Meatloaf Story. Venue was nice and central a 5 minute walk from our hotel which was great. Sound at show wasn't great at beginning and very echoy but dont know if this was venue's technical staff or individual show staff. Plenty...More

Thank Yorkshire_fern
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a number occasions. Last visit was for Motown. Unfortunately we had seats on side balcony. Serious lack of room. Because of the steep incline your knees dig into the top of the chair in front. Chairs are closer together and it very...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for any show. Arrived in plenty of time as security were checking bags and wanted to be seated in plenty of time. Visited the newly refurbished bar, no sitting but plenty of room to stand. Everything in plastic glasses or bottles and can...More

Thank cheryltodd1959
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We e been to the it’s Hall on a few occasions, the most recent being on 21 September. We were searched before entering the building, which wasn’t a problem. Sound / acoustics were perfect - the only gripe was that one of the security gentlemen,...More

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight to watch Motown Magic My wife had a terrible cold & cough and brought a bottle of water to settle the cough. It was taken off her at the door and she was told she could buy one inside. After paying £1.50...More

1  Thank CarlandClaire_13
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the beautiful city hall to watch a show which was amazing . The building is in lovely condition , real traditional old school music venue . I attended my first ever concert there some years ago . Despite their appearance the seats are really...More

Thank Floydsmam
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The venue is amazing and you really get to see the acts. The massive negative is the Wc arrangements I went with my father and the average age of the crowd was 60+, only the stalls section was open which wasn’t a problem until the...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

As a local, i have always felt that this often overlooked for the Sage and Theatre Royal and the souless Arena and its always nice to visit when events occur. My most recent visit this week was to see Aggers and Bumble do a cricket...More

Thank Andrew C
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6 February 2017|
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Response from cheryltodd1959 | Reviewed this property |
I think Row M in the stalls as there is absolutely loads of leg room. Defo not front row balcony. Check the seating plan tho first before you book.