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Nice venue

I saw Gruff Rhys here 4 years ago and it was a great gig. Returned last night to see Gruff again... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
scott j
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Lovely little venue

A lovely little theatre / music venue in Manchester City centre. I like how small it is because it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD, England
+44 161 907 5200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I saw Gruff Rhys here 4 years ago and it was a great gig. Returned last night to see Gruff again and it was a great gig again, though I do agree with the review below that the drums were too loud. I have heard...More

Thank scott j
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saw Gruff Rhys there last night. Had to walk out half way through (along with quite a few other people) as all you could here were the drums. I thought the place would be set up so the orchestration would sound amazing, but It sounded...More

Thank Mat W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little theatre / music venue in Manchester City centre. I like how small it is because it means no matter what seats you have are always close to the screen. Sound quality also excellent. I watched Bendelacreme recently here and the show was...More

Thank CraigE1119
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Good venue with great acoustics easy access with a fairly central location. Variety of concerts, not just classical.

Thank grayzerkat
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This was the first time I had been here and the theatre cafe was very large to accommodate all the people passing through its doors. There was a wide variety of hot and cold snacks to choose from with drinks as well - if you...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Visited this venue last night for the Fiftieth Anniversary Show for John Lees' Barclay James Harvest. Absolutely fabulous venue with great facilities. The theatre is steeply seated so great views of the stage are guaranteed and the seating is very comfortable, with plenty of leg...More

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is a wonderful venue where the sound quality is outstanding. The seating is steep and well spaced so everyone is guaranteed a great view of those on stage. Has a restaurant and bar on site although we did not use them.

Thank Wanderer191255
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Very good bar food - club sandwich and Caesar salad- and only one of the 120 gins tested. Vibrant atmosphere pre post concert with students, staff and concert goers all mixing well. Great Manchester Camerata concert with two premiers with female composers there to introduce...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is almost a hidden gem which Manchester really neglects, superb world class music of all genres with seats at minimal prices open to the public also bar and restaurant with reasonably priced great food

Thank DaveSpencer32
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Went to concert Nitin Sawhney promoted by Band on the Wall. Parking next door £3.50 best to pay when park save queueing . Large foyer good bar lots of gins . Restaurant with pre theatre menu. Event on prior to ours and delay getting in...More

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Denise H
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Response from Wanderer191255 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous reviewer.
18 May 2017|
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Response from Denise H |
How where the pit seats, do you have to look up and get a stiff neck