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Some Fantastic Place

Had the night here to see one of my all-time favorite songwriters and guitarists Glen Tilbrook and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
frank r
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
good venue

its a good venue, we saw an excellent production of Windrush, its a shame there were not more staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mandr268
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Westport, Ireland
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The Civic, Barnsley is a multi-storey, multi-purpose arts centre seeking to bring wide-ranging, contemporary artforms to appreciative audiences from Barnsley and beyond. As a proud supporter of the arts in South Yorkshire, The Civic showcases...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the night here to see one of my all-time favorite songwriters and guitarists Glen Tilbrook and he delivered a fantastic show. The venue was brilliant, great seats with the addition of being able to pre-order your drinks for the interval (which I thought was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank frank r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a good venue, we saw an excellent production of Windrush, its a shame there were not more staff behind the bar

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mandr268
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Things didn’t get off to a good start when all of the blue badge spaces on Hanson Street directly outside The Civic were occupied by vehicles not displaying blue badges! Not the fault of The Civic I know, but first impressions count. When I tried...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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The Civic B, Marketing Officer at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We really value your feedback and are very sorry to hear you had a negative experience on this occasion. I’m happy to say that the lift is now fixed, making the building more accessible again,...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Travelled for over an hour to see an exhibition only to be told it was closed on Sunday (despite it saying TWICE on the event page it was open). To add insult to injury I was harassed and threatened by a group of aggressive youths...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The Civic B, Marketing Officer at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hey Dominic, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are very sorry to hear about your negative experience on this occasion. If you would like to e-mail us on enquiries@barnsleycivic.co.uk about which page you saw the incorrect times on, we...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Just been to the latest exhibition at this excellent venue. Really well curated with some 'of the times' examples bringing back all sorts of memories. Thought provoking and provocative, this exhibition charts all the major developments of this seemingly inconsequential piece of clothing. Well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lcwebster2017
The Civic B, Marketing Officer at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you back for our upcoming exhibitions. On which note, you may be interested in the T'shirt talk we have coming up. Another freebie! :-) Many...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Went to see a comedian with my husband. My husband shouted out brexit to which to comedian replied and everyone laughed. However at the interval was asked to leave by the staff and told the comedian does not like interaction. Not dont do it again...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Attended Civic on 19th January to see Last Laugh, John Godber's film which was enjoyable. However I found the back alley approach to the theatre rather daunting on a dark winter's night. On arriving at the theatre and waiting in the bar area there was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 227Sadie13
Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Sadie Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review with feedback on your visit to The Civic. I have passed your comments onto our Operations team. Unfortunately the bad smells come and go but it is something we are working hard to...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We all love coming to see the productions here. Makes a lovely change from the cinema. Great value for money. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lindsay H
Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking to time to leave us such a lovely review!

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great evening watching Tubular Brass and Mary Casio. Excellent music and great atmosphere in a brilliant venue. Large enough to feel and look professional, while small enough to be cosy and comfortable. Excellent night.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JerseyBeanFamily
Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review :-)

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good range of performances on offer all year around. Have enjoyed many plays, music and cinema events over the years . Good bar and ice creams on sale at reasonable prices . Close to bus and train station as well as off road parking .Will...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Katrina D
Mary_Bisc, Public Relations Manager at The Civic, Barnsley, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave sucha lovely review! See you again soon :-)

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