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Barnsley Civic Theate

Hanson Street, Barnsley S70 2HZ, England
01226 327 000
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Ranked #17 of 27 attractions in Barnsley
Type: Theaters
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Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

From the Tolpuddle Martyrs to well known stand up, magic shows to dance the Civic shows them all. Lovely comfortable theatre, licensed bar, decent price. Also have different exhibitions that are well worth a look.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

been to the civic several times to see different comedians and the comedy club and we have had really good nights out and ticket prices value for money drinks expensive tho

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

just got back from beauty and beast pantomime. wow not at all what we expected. This place does not have no where near the grandeur of the old civic hall with decor, size, stage, everything could well have just been in our local sports hall rather than a theatre, thats exactly what it felt like. our tickets stated free coffee... More

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barnsley
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10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

After living in Barnsley 44yrs & returning to the civic 20yrs or so after Wishbone Ash performed to attebd the very funny Steve Hughes comedy gig!...My hubby & I were pleasantly suprised with the atmosphere & modern revamp. The staff were very professional & friendly, the bar very equipped & obviously very accessable to the town centre pubs (always an... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We attended this amazing show recently. We have never been to this theatre before and were pleasantly surprised. There is an area to wait with a small bar. The show was fantastic we all loved it, as it was very funny and the performers were amazingly talented also. My only niggle is the absence of an ice cream in the... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Have been to see various events here always a good evening its almost like having your own private showing as its a medium sized venue drinks a little steep though

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I don't often go to Barnsley but, when I do, I always make a point of dropping into The Civic and looking at the exhibitions that they have there and I've never been disappointed.

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topdeck5
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Been here a couple of times should go more often when possible they have some good productions on that are really worth seeing

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We went last week to see the Hull Truck Theatres production of Jekyll & Hyde. It was excellent! The cast of three gave an exceptional experience to all the theatre goers. The acting was A1 and I would recommend seeing it to anyone although I would not recommend it to families with children due to the nature of the story.... More

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Barnsley
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Typical of Barnsley council,s attitude to the arts. This is NOT a Civic Theatre. It is a performance space on the top floor of the building appraoched via a back street! No atmosphere, no facilities. It coculd have been so much better had the council actually listed to the electorate!!

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