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The Platform

Station Buildings Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4DB, England
+44 1524 582803
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David Bowie Tribute

Excellent venue to watch this excellent tribute band. Good acoustic, choice of seating (either at a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Margaret C
Lancaster, United Kingdom
via mobile
Has all the charm of a station booking hall and just about as comfortable.

I went to see Gordon Buchanan's talk on "Animal Families and Me" at The Platform last week. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Patricia D
Chorley, United Kingdom
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The Platform is a dedicated live performance venue, uniquely situated in a restored Edwardian railway station on Morecambe promenade. A variety of entertainment is on offer throughout the year from top acts, comedians, children's shows and community events. The Platform is owned and managed by Lancaster City Council. Keep up to date with the latest news on Facebook or sign up to receive our e-newsletter online. The venue is available to hire for weddings and events, please contact us for details.
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Travellers talk about
“great sound” (3 reviews)
“small bar” (3 reviews)
“craft fair” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Station Buildings Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4DB, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent venue to watch this excellent tribute band. Good acoustic, choice of seating (either at a table or in a row). Soft and alcoholic drinks available and friendly staff

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went to see Gordon Buchanan's talk on "Animal Families and Me" at The Platform last week. It was my first visit to the venue. Although I enjoyed the talk very much, the facilities were somewhat disappointing. My main problem with this venue is that...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I go here a lot to see plays and concerts and each and every time it has been perfect the staff are extremely helpful and you have a decent amount of lg room when you are sitting down

1  Thank Harry W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Watched the Simon and Garfunkel Story which was amazing... very impressed with the building, very well organised staffing, clean toilets and excellent value bar.

Thank Den29y
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Over the years I have seen some brilliant tribute acts here, especially Talon who do a brilliant tribute to The Eagles. I have also seen Dennis Lacorea (unsure of spelling) 'he is the voice of Dr Hook' the one that did the most of the...More

1  Thank CoralLancashire
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Been here for Hats off to Led Zeppelin and Limehouse Lizzy.... A lovely friendly small venue. The sound is pretty good and the drinks are reasonable. It's eat to see bands coming here and I look forward to the next band....

Thank Bay-Pixie
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Limehouse lizzy was on so went to watch it's a old train station the staff were brilliant. I asked if I could take photos straight away thay went to find out .there's also a small bar in there but it gets very busy but don't...More

Thank nib0r48
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Visited to see the Dave Sparky one man show, the atmosphere was great due to the intermet setting, the staff very friendly and helpful, good bar with little queuing, overall a good experience.

Thank Mike T
LancasterCityCouncil, Public Relations Manager at The Platform, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks very much for your great review. Looking forward to seeing you back soon at the Platform for more great entertainment.

Reviewed 22 November 2016

A smallish venue, but great sound and quite atmospheric. Floor was laid out mostly tables and chairs, with couple of rows of seats at back. Small bar serving reasonably priced drinks. And best of all, Skerryvore were brilliant !. Car parking (free in the evenings...More

Thank crossLancsUK
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Useful venue for performing arts, with good toilets, bar at most events, with helpful staff, and adjacent parking free in the evenings. Music programme is varied throughout the year and will suit most tastes. Pick something to suit you and you will not be disappointed.

Thank johnbare
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Questions & Answers
4 August 2017|
Response from LancasterCityCouncil | Property representative |
Hi, it's a seated show in theatre style (seats in rows).
Linda E
29 June 2017|
Response from nib0r48 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry linda i dont know the answer to that question!
Gaye C
17 September 2016|
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Response from WiganAlison | Reviewed this property |
Hello Gaye, When we went to the Platform it was all seating and there were disabled people there. If it doesn't say in the advertising material whether it is seated or not then I am sure if you phone the box office, they... More