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Lovely old venue for Bjorn Again (Abba Tribute act)

My wife and I attended the O2 Academy last night for the Bjorn Again Abba tribute act. They were... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
PathManSlough
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Slough, United Kingdom
Wonderful venue, sound a bit spotty

First visit here and I was knocked out by the character of the place. It as originally a theatre... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Dakles
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here a few times now to see bands , The beat , The selector and The Specials, the sound in this lovely old building works well for these type of bands. Unfortunately what let’s this venue down our the women’s toilets which were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Chvches, what an amazing gig, beautiful venue but possibly the worse bar and staff known to a venue...

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Cracking gig! Staffing however was pretty poor! 40 mins to get my coat at the end! Staff just twatting about whilst people pushed in! Couldn’t organise a piss up in a brewery!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vikmac
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

This was new to me . It two level theatre mainly for bands and dancing.was this the opera house years ago? Seems to be a young people's venue just looking at the gigs that where booked.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

My wife and I attended the O2 Academy last night for the Bjorn Again Abba tribute act. They were tremendous, a really enjoyable show! The venue itself is a lovely old theatre, with ornate plasterwork on the walls and ceilings. Bar prices aren't the cheapest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PathManSlough
Reviewed December 14, 2018

First visit here and I was knocked out by the character of the place. It as originally a theatre dating from the late 19th century and has a fantastic historic and traditionally ornate interior with two circle rows above the standing floor. It really is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dakles
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We went to an amazing house music gig and loved the old style building situated across 3 levels. The bars could be quite slow to serve but the stage and dance areas were perfect and we will go back again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank saffy c
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Visited O2 Academy last week to see Heaven 17, great concert as expected. I was a little worried what the venue would be like from the outside, but once we got in...what a great building. Excellent venue, just a shame the balconies weren't open.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dodgenmaff
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Went here to watch Heaven 17 - great night and a great venue - it’s an old theatre with lots of character- there are plenty of bars to get a drink - didn’t have to wait to get served - we will be going here...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Cute Venue Like the fact it’s small. Didn’t queue long as we had o2 priority on our phone which was good as the weather was terrible. We decided to stand which wasn’t the best idea as I’m 5ft 4 and seemed to have all the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
There are a few seats around the edges and some upstairs (if they open upstairs) but limited.
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Yes, I parked in the carpark of Hawkwood road, free after 18:00
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Lots of fast food outlets nearby, KFC is slow service, but right opposite O2
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