We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Harpenden Public Halls

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Terrific Tribute Night

Visited venue with friends to watch a tribute act, was really impressed, the venue is slightly old... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Heather M
Luton, United Kingdom
Jammed in.

Went to watch From The Jam last month at the Harpenden Halls. There was enough room to move around... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Harpenden, United Kingdom
Read all 27 reviews
All photos (4)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“tribute band”(2 reviews)
“films”(2 reviews)
Harpenden's best entertainment venue! Showcasing the latest musicians, films, comedy and theatre.Full bar, catering facilities and technical service available; please contact us for more information. Extended opening hours vary depending on events...more
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Harpenden Hall Southdown Road, Harpenden AL5 1TE, England
+44 1582 767525
Improve This Listing
Reviews (27)
Filter reviews
26 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews blues festival tribute band films acts jam tickets basic event venue bar staff
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 26 reviews
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Seems there will be a new public halls soon in Rothamstead Park. Hope the new build injects some oomph into the organisation running the facility. They get some really good acts and charge reasonable prices but a recent event was marred by very poor spund...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank PJT99
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Visited recently to see a production of South Pacific. We travelled 25 miles to see this production and were hugely disappointed, not with the production but the venue. The seating was so uncomfortable, fold up chairs with horrible plastic backs. This venue is definately not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 789charley
Reviewed December 22, 2018

This venue had double booked our panto seats and as a result ruined my daughters 10th birthday outing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cshh08
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

As far I understand it, the Halls will be demolished towards the end of next year. Let’s hope the new theatre complex is just as good, if not better!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Simon_not_in_London
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Visited venue with friends to watch a tribute act, was really impressed, the venue is slightly old fashioned and it's not swanky but it does what it's supposed to and the staff were so friendly and helpful. We had good seats, we parked easily although...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Over the years I have attended many events here; films, live music, vintage sales, model railway exhibitions, etc. The seating is not really that comfortable but doable. However, in the last few years there has been a trend to standing only gigs (obviously to sell...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank MichaelJohnMichael
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Excellent location 3 minutes from Harpenden Station. Hosts regular local event check website. Recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank namenia
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Seating is not the most comfortable I have been in. Confiscating bottles of water at the door and then being able to purchase bottles of water inside the door appears to be a RIP OFF.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ednkay
Reviewed May 16, 2018

First time visit to the Public Halls for a Blues Festival. Running for 8 hours it needed good planning and a good venue to be successful. The Hall is easy to find just down from rail station and venue was fine. Nice staff. - only...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Phil T
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Went to watch From The Jam last month at the Harpenden Halls. There was enough room to move around and 2 places to buy your drinks from. An enjoyable evening and would go and watch an event there again.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Strummer1966
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Premier Inn Luton South (M1, J9) Hotel
667 reviews
3.01 miles away
Aubrey Park Hotel
858 reviews
3.15 miles away
Luton Hoo Hotel Golf and Spa
2,776 reviews
3.38 miles away
Holiday Inn Luton - South M1, Jct 9
609 reviews
4.02 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 98 nearby restaurants
Bar Azita
867 reviews
.08 miles away
Silver Palate
310 reviews
.13 miles away
Lussmanns Harpenden
590 reviews
.08 miles away
Pasta Cibo
291 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 13 nearby attractions
Aldwickbury Park Golf Club
58 reviews
.93 miles away
Harpenden Common Golf Club
30 reviews
.84 miles away
Plough and Harrow, Harpenden
41 reviews
.59 miles away
Harpenden Farmers' Market
34 reviews
.07 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Harpenden Public Halls staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines