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O2 Apollo Manchester

Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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Came to watch Riverdance on the 9/4/16. Was unsure how to reach the venue via public transport... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Lorna S
Golborne, United Kingdom

Visited to see Dynamo show (which was AMAZING!) Venue good size, not too large so you still felt... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Formby, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Stockport Road | Ardwick Green, Manchester M12 6AP, England
+44 844 477 7677
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Came to watch Riverdance on the 9/4/16. Was unsure how to reach the venue via public transport. We caught the train and arrived at Manchester Piccadilly. We were directed to the bus stop a few moments from Piccadilly where we caught the 192 (if I...More

Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Visited to see Dynamo show (which was AMAZING!) Venue good size, not too large so you still felt part of it rather than being a huge arena. Would definitely return despite distance from home.

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Attended here with my partner and parents to see Riverdance which was amazing. Good venue for people with walking difficulties

Thank shagron
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Absolutely fabulous, completely awestruck I could of watched it all night will definitely be going to see it again that's all I can say......

Thank tracey p
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Went along on Saturday 9th April to watch 'Riverdance' with my Wife and Son. I have to say that, having previously seen a brilliant performance of 'Flatley's Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games' at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, we were bitterly disappointed both with the state...More

Thank GeorgeGreen
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Excellent venue to watch Joel's Holland not too big to feel impersonal but big enough for some atmosphere

Thank sukindred
Reviewed 2 April 2016

A cracking little venue was a brilliant night for the Jees Gynnne concert with very good support acts to will be back again

Thank jonesandrew
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Venue itself is clean and spacious. typical theater with teared seats and a bar. Bar sells ample alcohol (no ameretto though) Few Issues with the place though: Standing area is at the bottom of the venue and seated above - security should be ensuring that...More

Thank Maryanne1986
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I was full of expectation for this show and was very disappointed. The "highlight" was Dynamo floating up from the stage, which was no better than a pantomime Peter Pan. The stage was in complete darkness with the spotlight on Dynamo and he floated upwards...More

Thank sz6nt0
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This is a great concert venue and one of my favourite places to watch a gig. It's big enough to attract excellent acts but much more intimate than the big arenas. The atmosphere is always really good, especially when the downstairs is all standing. The...More

Thank cazbatt
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Adrian R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as I was in the seating area when I attended. Sorry.
27 June 2017|
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Response from Dave O | Reviewed this property |
Ta OK but at this venue there is a constant stream of people going to the bar and toilets it really is frustrating