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Address: Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
Phone Number: +44 191 261 2606
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10:00 - 17:15
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:15
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Old fashioned but nice

Went to see Reeves and Mortimer on Thursday night - it was a sellout but the friendly and efficient front of house staff handled it in their stride and the huge queue outside were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Filey, United Kingdom
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Filey, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to see Reeves and Mortimer on Thursday night - it was a sellout but the friendly and efficient front of house staff handled it in their stride and the huge queue outside were quickly seated in an old fashioned but well seated auditorium , looking around I couldn't see any blind spots and the building is well served with... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at the City Hall for my husband and I. We booked to see Sean Lock. Show was slightly disappointing although made a lot worse by the extremely uncomfortable and cramped seating. We were on the balcony, row M. My husband and I are both around 6ft tall and on the chunky side. My husband barely fit in his... More 

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Thank Konnichiwaaa
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173 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place for a concert. Comfy seating and a real old fashioned theatre - loads of atmosphere but a bit on the chilly side.

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Thank Lynn M
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Dr Hook, what a great night in a classic venue! The acoustics were awesome. Yes the chairs are dated and the facilities basic! I can live with that just to feel close to the band and be treated to a great experience courtesy of the talent of the guys on stage! Would I come back? Yes!!

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Thank Stuart C
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see a band last week as we have done on several occasions. We like this venue as the acoustics are great and the venue is at a size that lets you feel closer to the performers than some of these large arenas. Unfortunately the venue is quite old, and has a lot of character which is good,... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great gig from my bucket list. Only problem was the security guards who behaved like happiness Nazi's.

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Thank TerryRichardson
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently attended a fabulous Cat Stevens event held at this theatre. This was our first visit, but will be our last. Although it is a lovely restored theatre it has a distinct lack of amenities. We arrived 45 minutes prior to our event, purchased our drinks complete with the standard plastic containers to consume our refreshmentsin, upon being called to... More 

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1 Thank uma82
North Shields, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh how we were looking forward to seeing the Big Yin and, despite his obvious health failings, we were not disappointed. Nearly 2 hours of huge entertainment from a 73 year old in poor health. He shows the current young crop of performers how to do it. However, the review rating is not for the show but for the venue.... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was so fantastic to see the show, a dream come true. I really like the City Hall, haven't been for many years and it hasn't changed...still a huge queue for the toilet!! It is a beautiful building though, the staff are friendly and helpful and it's easy to reach. There isn't a great deal of legroom so when the inevitable... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Billy Connolly show was great (if a little sad due to his obvious ill health). However, like lots of older venues the seating was very cramped with knees pressing the seat in front (& I'm only 5'7''). The ladies loos were also completely inadequate (and rather tatty) with resulting huge queues. The good thing was that the view of the... More 

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