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O2 Apollo Manchester

Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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Olde Worlde Small theatre

Went to see Michael McDonald in March, travelled to Piccadilly then walked less than 1 mile to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andy L
Bill Bailey was mega

Had a wicked night out with my other half, easy enough to park(although I did feel a bit shady... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Arlo C
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The O2 Apollo Manchester opened on August 29th 1938 and is one of the premier concert venues in England, with shows from every major rock, pop and comedy act on the touring circuit. The breadth of styles of events covers every market - the cutting edge of modern British music, through some of the biggest artists from overseas, popular comedy, and music for older generations. With both fully seated and part-standing formats, this versatile venue increases its footfall and presentations year on year. Art Deco in style, the Grade II listed building has been central to the British touring circuit for decades, attracting Best Venue nominations and patrons from across the globe.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“music venue” (19 reviews)
“lee mack” (8 reviews)
“pub next door” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
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+44 844 477 7677
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"music venue"
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"lee mack"
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"pub next door"
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"nice venue"
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"great acoustics"
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"standing area"
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"great view of the stage"
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"last night"
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"great sound"
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"great concert"
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"great night"
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"ladies toilets"
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"great seats"
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"sound quality"
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"front row"
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"old building"
in 7 reviews
"great atmosphere"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Michael McDonald in March, travelled to Piccadilly then walked less than 1 mile to venue. You need to take a left out of the station but the main exit pedestrian walkway sends you to the right so you need to double back...More

Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wicked night out with my other half, easy enough to park(although I did feel a bit shady parking round selco)drinks were alright. Not a lot of leg room was the only down side but other than that a good experience.

Thank Arlo C
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Went to a Jim Jeffreys concert here, loved it. It's also in a great location. Highly recommend this place

Thank Jasper H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great show and great theatre. Loving the quick barcode system for drinks. Prices are ok, staff really friendly, and security excellent-cool retro theatre!

Thank colissa
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Spent many nights here at concerts, great little venue, always a good atmosphere and looking forward to coming back. Short taxi ride away from the train station and city centre.

Thank Amy P
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Brilliant venue, super accessible with good seating and great sound: even though we were sat in the circle, we could hear everything. The staff were friendly and helpful, even while searching and checking bags. The merch stand was rammed but that’s to be expected with...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Went to see Markiplier and found the place to be a pretty dangerous place. Soon as we was to the front of the line the scanner went down soon as we got to get in we was then picked out to be searched however plenty...More

2  Thank Beththeyoung
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Came here to see Bowling For Soup which was the first time I had visited the venue since seeing David Byrne play there many many years ago, and to my surprise...they have ripped all the seats out and it is just one big dance pit...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner love Greg Davies and we decided to see him live at the O2 Apollo. Parking was right outside and for £7/£8 you can’t complain. The venue itself is very spacious and we were lucky enough to get seats directly in the...More

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely great night on Valentine’s Day this week First time at the Apollo good parking on the selco car park at the back of the Apollo cost £7 On entering you get the customary search, before entering the main areas The theatre is tidy and...More

1  Thank Miniwash1
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sam21175
8 April 2018|
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Response from Andy L | Reviewed this property |
We were in the circle, sound was great and you have a good clear view of the stage. Not a huge venue so has an intimate feel
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Sarah H
5 April 2018|
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Response from gothmom1 | Reviewed this property |
If going by public transport or taxi then it’s about 5 minutes away, bearing in mind the traffic is busy in that area. You can catch the bus on London Road almost outside Piccadilly Station. If going by car there are car... More
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Joannaf123
2 April 2018|
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
It usually means the time you can expect the show to start but perhaps it would be better to ring the box office who are very helpful
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