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Address: Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
Phone Number: 44-191-261-2606
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Historic venue

One of the great music venues. Sadly showing her age these days. The bar was always too small. The seats are ok if on the small side. Easy to get to. Staff helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is the only place to go to see live music, have seen hundreds of gigs, every one a winner, it is good to see that it is more than just a music venue with so much variety now, comedy and magic, i hope it is hear for another 50 years 👍👍

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North East UK
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57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I love the City Hall, holds so many happy memories. You feel like part of the stage wherever you sit, it's so intimate with great acoustics, in wonderful surroundings too. It's right in the heart of the city.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

What can you say about this place?The city hall has been in my life since the early 70's and is still going strong.This is the best music venue in Newcastle.I've seen bands like Black Sabbath to Ultravox,Lindisfarne to Deep Purple,to many to mention.The atmosphere is always electric homley and warm,yes the bar is to small but who cares,you always have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

One of the great music venues. Sadly showing her age these days. The bar was always too small. The seats are ok if on the small side. Easy to get to. Staff helpful.

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Snitter.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Fantastic music venue, the stage has been graced by many music legends, more than a few live albums recorded so that stands out for itself.... Go there, hear a band....

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Been visiting the city hall for concerts since my teens now 50...... has always and hopefully will be an excellent place to watch a good band etc............

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

to see the Moody Blues. Last visited 41 years ago to see Lindisfarne. The Hall hasn't really aged well; it desperately needs aircon of some description and the seats and legroom are waaay too small to deal with 21st century Brits - the 1970s really were a different planet.... Toilet facilities are inadequate for intervals. Oh well. The Moody Blues... More 

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Ukunda, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

much more friendlier because of the small theatre seating. went to see the Osmonds. I was half way up the stalls and still felt near the front. excellent night. staff very friendly. I also went to see an Elvis show a good time was had by all. lots of men in the audience dressed like elvis and were dancing around... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We hire the hall for our religion organisation and that was the second time i will pay a visit to this hall, It was very spacious and the environment was wonderful and condusive for the period that we were in there. The only problem there is the disable access to the building hall and i believe things will take shape... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Went to see The Overtones. Much prefer the smaller venues to larger style arenas, so City Hall is perfect. Easily accessible and good acoustics however what lets the venue down is the size of areas for use during breaks. Bar areas small for the audience sizes and queues for toilets were huge, no chance of using them during intervals.

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