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Address: Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS, England
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+44 161 907 9000
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester's international concert venue, built to...

The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester's international concert venue, built to give the best possible space for music. The Hall hosts over 250 performances a year including classical music, rock, pop, jazz, world music and much more. The Hall is home to three resident orchestras: the Hallé, the BBC Philharmonic and Manchester Camerata. The Hall also programmes its own classical music season, the International Concert Series. The Hall works with a range of promoters and charity hirers on other programming.

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Wonderful concert hall with great acoustic

Bridgewater Hall is a wonderful place with first class acoustics and good sightlines. Very varied programme with very accessible events. It is far more than serious classical... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bridgewater Hall is a wonderful place with first class acoustics and good sightlines. Very varied programme with very accessible events. It is far more than serious classical music although it does this too and does it well.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Watched the BBC Philharmonic Perform. It's a beautiful concert hall and all the seats have great views of the stage. The sound was just phenomenal. Wine was ok at half time but never expect great wine selections at concert halls to be honest. Can't wait to go to another concert here.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing venue within walking distance of the city centre.We watched Marty Pellow there, we were in row M but it felt much nearer and we had a clear view of the stage the sound was excellent. Very modern venue with a lovely reception area with a bar and hot drink section.

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Adlington
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Watched Mike & The mechanics there in march again.fantastic venue.easy access,good sound,plenty of room when seated

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Need to book a table, we sat in the bar area which is like a pop-up restaurant. Menu limited but nice choice and was very well cooked. Not sure if they do a kid's menu but if not then I think most children would struggle with choosing something of the menu.

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Abergele, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A fantastic venue where everything can be seen no matter where you sit. A modern venue with reasonable priced bar. Easy to locate with perfect access via the tram. Five minutes from railway station.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Hall itself is a great venue for a concert as it's not too big so you still feel involved in the concert even if you aren't at the front. Seats are comfy too. Bar staff need to be on their toes more to see who has been waiting etc. Marti Pellow however was a huge let down with a... More 

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Cumbria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've visited the Bridgewater before for an OU graduation. It's a great venue and a little quirky in its' layout. However when we went to the Rick Astley gig it was very hot in the auditorium and even the man himself passed comment on the heat. Other than that it was fab. Ideally they would have an ATM inside as... More 

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wigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first visit to a gig at the Bridgewater. Wow!!! Very impressed with the building, the seats, the sound quality. What added greatly to a super evening was the friendliness of the staff.Can,t wait to go back.

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Knutsford
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just attended a wonderful concert of Oscar-winning movie themes by the Halle. The only problem was the quality of the conductor's microphone which made it difficult to make out everything he was saying. Indeed, I still don't know the names of two of the featured films. Judging by their comments, the couple behind us were having the same problem.

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