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“Fantastic live music venue ”
Review of Albert Hall

Albert Hall
Ranked #11 of 225 Nightlife in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

A fantastic venue for live music. Being an old Methodist Chapel it was built with acoustics and sound effect in mind. There are great views if the stage all around and the hall fills with sound. Being an old building the atmosphere and architecture are great to see. The staff were very helpful and friendly as well.

Thank Antony D
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Does anyone even work here? Because let’s be honest, they never answer the phone. I have emailed, left a voicemail and continuously tried to call them this morning but I’ve had no luck. Google says they opened at 7am but why isn’t anyone answering the phone? Surely it’s false advertisement if no one is answering the phone? I just wanted to know about BONGOS BINGO and whether you can take your birth certificate as ID if you don’t have a passport or driving licence. Joke.

Thank cmellorr
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Been here for a few gigs and it never fails to deliver. It’s a gorgeous wee place and the size lends itself to an inta,cry which doesn’t disappoint.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Lovely setting. Not sure if it`s the best possible concert hall acoustically. Having the Albert Schloss facility underneath is definately great

Thank J-p H
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We travelled from Dublin for the Glitterbox night on 6th May.

The queue looked long but moved very quickly. There were lots of staff on-hand to keep an eye on things and point people in the right direction.

The Glitterbox side of things was nothing short of an incredible night. The DJs, performers, etc had clearly put a huge amount of work into planning the event.

However on the venue's side there were three very big issues -
1 - The heat in the place was unbearable. I know it's an old building but why can't they can't open doors to the roof or something to ventilate.
2 - Someone on the balcony spilt a drink down onto the sound engineer's desk. Music stopped for over 10 mins while this got cleaned up. This venue is used for converts all the time so why hasn't this been identified as a risk before. Some perspex, a few screws and silicone sealant would easily prevent it happening.
3 - I don't smoke but the smoking area is wholly inadequate, especially as people were going there just to get fresh air and cool down.

Having said that, we really enjoyed the night. Super friendly crowd in Manchester too !

Thank Nicholas M
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