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Address: Swan Street, Leeds LS1 6LW, England
Phone Number: 0845 644 1881
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Description: Built in 1865 above the White Swan public house in Swan Street Leeds. Most...
Built in 1865 above the White Swan public house in Swan Street Leeds. Most famous for hosting BBC's The Good Old Days for 30 years. The City Varieties Music Hall has a varied programme of Comedy, Music, Variety, Family shows and Pantomime
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City Varieties Music Hall Leeds

Excellent venue to visit and see a show or performance. However be aware of the seating location as you could end up in a blind spot with no view at all. Pay extra for the seat to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent venue to visit and see a show or performance. However be aware of the seating location as you could end up in a blind spot with no view at all. Pay extra for the seat to avoid disappointment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Wow...what a place! We we're sceptical as to how the evening would pan out as we're used to seeing Amanda perform in your typical 'rock venue'. This was something else. The moment she came onstage & belted out a tune (without a mic) my mind was blown. It's such a personal, little, quirky place. Drinks are purchased from the bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Go when The Olde Tyme Music Hall is on the bill. It is nostalgia taking place in a wonderfully restored Victorian Music Hall and you do not often get the chance to experience this entertainment. Treat yourself. We go as often as we are in the.vicinity.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

good venue liked the old fashioned theme to it bar and snacks way over priced 3 quid for a bottle of becks poured in a plastic cup and 2 quid for what they called ice cream

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Obviously it depends to some extent how good the act you've gone to see is but assuming it's something you're remotely interested in, this is the place to go. The building is spectacular and the staff are very friendly and helpful. I've been twice in the last fortnight and am going again next week.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a small Theatre tucked away in Central Leeds. Reminiscent of an old Music Hall. Lots of stairs to climb, be warned if you are unsteady on your feet. We were shown to the wrong seats initially by an elderly usher, but got moved on politely. There's a fair amount of leg room with the seats, but my seat... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

City Varieties was refurbished a year or two ago in keeping with the original design. Its a great place to go for a night out, not too big to be far away from the stage. There are a lot of volunteers helping out and they really add to the personal touch. Right in the heart of Leeds, it can take... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very welcoming staff.Seating adequate.Small venue so good views.More toilet facilities required.Interval refreshment service needs updating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The scene for BBCs' " Good Old Days". The decor reflects the period of Victorian England. The Circle Bar is awash with photographs of the myriad of Music Hall stars past and present. A very enjoyable experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

great atmosphere due to size of venue feels intimate and always make for great music.... the bar downstairs can get a bit hectic preshow.

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Address: Address: Swan Street, Leeds LS1 6LW, England
Phone Number: 0845 644 1881
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