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Address: Station Buildings Marine Road West, Morecambe LA4 4DB, England
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The Platform is a dedicated live performance venue, uniquely situated in a...

The Platform is a dedicated live performance venue, uniquely situated in a restored Edwardian railway station on Morecambe promenade.

A variety of entertainment is on offer throughout the year from top acts and comedians.

The Platform host a variety of festivals and community events, including the Morecambe Kite Festival.

The Platform is owned and managed by Lancaster City Council. Keep up to date with the latest news on Facebook or sign up to receive our e-newsletter online.

Please do not confuse our entertainment venue with the Station restaurant next door.

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Fantasticly organised tribute acts

Over the years I have seen some brilliant tribute acts here, especially Talon who do a brilliant tribute to The Eagles. I have also seen Dennis Lacorea (unsure of spelling) 'he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years I have seen some brilliant tribute acts here, especially Talon who do a brilliant tribute to The Eagles. I have also seen Dennis Lacorea (unsure of spelling) 'he is the voice of Dr Hook' the one that did the most of the singing, he was brilliant. My advice is keep your eyes open for who they have... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Been here for Hats off to Led Zeppelin and Limehouse Lizzy.... A lovely friendly small venue. The sound is pretty good and the drinks are reasonable. It's eat to see bands coming here and I look forward to the next band....

Thank Bay-Pixie
Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

Limehouse lizzy was on so went to watch it's a old train station the staff were brilliant. I asked if I could take photos straight away thay went to find out .there's also a small bar in there but it gets very busy but don't let it put u off the que goes down quit fast

Thank nib0r48
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

Visited to see the Dave Sparky one man show, the atmosphere was great due to the intermet setting, the staff very friendly and helpful, good bar with little queuing, overall a good experience.

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LancasterCityCouncil, Public Relations Manager at The Platform, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your great review. Looking forward to seeing you back soon at the Platform for more great entertainment. More 

Lancs UK
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016

A smallish venue, but great sound and quite atmospheric. Floor was laid out mostly tables and chairs, with couple of rows of seats at back. Small bar serving reasonably priced drinks. And best of all, Skerryvore were brilliant !. Car parking (free in the evenings ) just adjacent to the Station buildings.

Thank crossLancsUK
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Useful venue for performing arts, with good toilets, bar at most events, with helpful staff, and adjacent parking free in the evenings. Music programme is varied throughout the year and will suit most tastes. Pick something to suit you and you will not be disappointed.

Thank johnbare
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

J7st been to a craft fair at the platform. Lots or local crafts to buy. Lovely Christmas ideas and gifits.

Thank MC220765
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We wnt to see the lancashire hotpots comedy show at the platform on the 6th august,staff at the platform were very helpful and pleasent,the bar staff worked hard all night and always with a smile,a great venue.

Thank lorraine5731
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360 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

We came here to see an evening performance by the ever-wonderful Lancashire Hotpots. How wonderful to see the old station buildings put to such good use in a sympathetic conversion. The bar was well-priced and situated within the room used for the performance so that people queuing didn't miss the show. The seating was arranged in such a way that... More 

Thank BigWoo
Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Wandered in during kite festival and was surprised. Could get drink at bar or a hot drink off small table set up by the stage. Nice place to escape crowds for a few minutes. The day we called in there was a concert on as well.

Thank Barbara B

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