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Disney on ice show !!

Me, my daughter and 2 grandchildren visited on Saturday. Easy enough place to get to. We parked at the station which is a short walk to the venue. We had a great time and all but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle C
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me, my daughter and 2 grandchildren visited on Saturday. Easy enough place to get to. We parked at the station which is a short walk to the venue. We had a great time and all but one staff was very helpful. There's a snow cone stall near the toilets in the arena that was sending out staff with trays of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i went to i58 it was very big and food is expensive and nice . i met syndicate there and going to i61

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Thank sherbetgaming
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The centre is easily accessible by trains and by cars. There are various cafes and bars within the centre and just outside the conference areas. There are plenty of eateries and watering holes which aren't too badly priced. Staff are very helpful.

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Thank Sue P
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

NEC is easy to get to and parking getting in is easy, it can be a bit of a walk or you can get one of the buses in but we used the path which were well kept and tunnels were lit. We have been a few times but on this occasion we saw Insomnia60. The food is a bit... More 

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Thank Fourarms
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was great pal can for a concert but there is a massive walk to the venue from the car park. I would recommend getting the train as then you are inside the venue.

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Thank Michelle G
Essex
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Insomnia60 with my 15yr old son. Wow he loved it already planning his next visit. Did find things expensive and was surprised GAME was the only game retailer there who's prices were higher than other high street game retailers. Will return for Insomnia62 great day out for teenage gamers

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Thank TracyPenny1970
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Been to the NEC a number of times. Kids of 11 and 8 really enjoyed the show, well managed and plenty of staff. Food is expensive but exactly as expected. Shame the parking exit was so slow... 2 exits for a massive carpark doesn't work when a lot of people leave at one time.

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Thank John G
Colchester, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Insomnia 60 with the kids. Very busy, expensive food with only a few outlets accepting cards, which mean we got through cash very fast. I would advise taking own food if possible. Could do with a few more seats to sit and rest at times. Kids enjoyed the stands, demo's, etc., but the meet and greet is silly... More 

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Thank Ian P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and drink is expensive , save some money and walk across to the retail shops where it's a lot cheaper

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Thank Gary S
Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought tickets from Get Me In as we wanted the best seats in the house for a a Glasgow Performance as we were coming from Canada to see the show and we got them... front row centre stage. Mrs. Brown and all the characters are incredibly talented. What made the show even more funny ( if that is possible),... More 

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