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Lancashire Cricket Ground, Old Trafford

(+) Improved ground (-) Expensive for big matches (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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3 reviews

Oxfam Festival Stewarding

(+) Supporting Oxfam. Meeting new and old friends. Getting to try new festies. 'free' entry. Facilities (-) Mud/ weather! Increasing deposit and popularity. Few stewards who don't care less! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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1 Review
UK Venues - Birmingham Academy

Birmingham Academy

(+) good sound, good size of venue (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

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3 reviews

Cafe Mamba

(+) cheap entry and drinks (-) too many to name (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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2 reviews

The Beehive, Swindon

(+) friendly and compact pub/venue (-) a bit too small (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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1 Review

Leeds Cockpit

(+) great drink deals, variety of nights, music gigs (-) small, toilets (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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4 reviews

Wolverhampton Civic Hall

(+) Well planned, good location (-) Not used as much as it could be anymore (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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6 reviews

The Late Room Manchester

(+) Small intimate venue (-) Small amount of tickets (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Shepherds Bush Empire

(+) Looks nice, the bars are well situated on the ground floor and you'll never get too hot. (-) Uncomfortable seats on the top floor, always cold, and the sound isn't brilliant. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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2 reviews
UK Venues - Wembley Arena Venue

Wembley Arena Venue

(+) Easy to Find. Great transport links. Good atmosphere and environment. Clean & Organised. (-) Ticket prices vary greatly. Expensive food and drink. Some seats can be awkward to see from. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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1 Review
UK Venues - The Grey Horse

The Grey Horse

(+) Great Music, Atmosphere and Drinks (-) None that I can think of....parking maybe? (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2004)

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1 Review
UK Venues - The Red Lion (High Wycombe)

The Red Lion (High Wycombe)

(+) Supporting local live bands and providing good entertainment (-) limited parking space, no in house sound system (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

London Arena

(+) Great Bands (-) Impersonal,poor sound (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

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1 Review

The Refectory (Leeds University)

(+) Attracts relatively big-name bands, convenient location (-) Terrible venue, no air-con, poor facilities, ill equipped. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2004)

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1 Review

Riffs Bar, Greatfield, Swindon

(On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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1 Review

Extra-Time Bar, Broadbridge Heath

(+) If you like your rock hard, Slaughter House give you just that (-) The equipment let them down on the night but the crowd were too busy flinging themselves at each other to notice (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

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1 Review

Brixton Academy

(+) Fantastic intimate venue (-) Queues and ticket touts (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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13 reviews

Sadler's Wells Theatre

(+) Breathtaking (-) Make sure you read the right synopsis. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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3 reviews

Dellers Wharf

(+) Top djs , cheap entry and drinks. (-) Its in taunton . (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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2 reviews

Westpoint Area Exeter

(+) The bigest Multipurpose Arena in Devon (-) Expensive, bad parking facilities and the rain! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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1 Review

The Thekla

(+) Very original setting . (-) Fairly expensive . (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Cavern Club

(+) Famous music venue (-) A little claustrophic (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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2 reviews

Royal Festival Hall

(+) Prime location and fantastic acoustics (-) A little staid / cold (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Garage - Highbury

(+) Close to the Underground, easy parking. (-) Over-zealous security, no disabled access upstairs. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2003)

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2 reviews

Hammersmith Apollo

(+) Great atmosphere (-) Not much in the way of food refreshment (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Princess Charlotte (Leicester)

(+) Close to band, good sound, some up and coming acts. (-) Sound desk in the middle of the room!! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
UK Venues - Union Chapel

Union Chapel

(+) Novelty factor of seeing a gig in a church, aesthetically pleasant main hall, hippy atmosphere in the second hall. (-) Very cold and the seats aren't comfortable, and you can't just 'pop' to the loo or bar between songs because you'll get lost. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

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2 reviews

The Soundhaus (Northampton)

(+) Great Venue with great bands (-) Bad location (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

The Band Room Venue, North Yorkshire

(+) Amazing location, superb bands/artists who play for longer/talk to the audience for longer (-) No public transport, limited parking on site, no food or drink (but bring your own) (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2010)

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1 Review

Sloanes

(+) Cheap entry . Good food . (-) Expensive to eat and drink . (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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1 Review

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England rain in Manchester

Advantages: Improved ground
Disadvantages: Expensive for big matches

So Cook survived and on to Old Trafford, another greenish pitch rolled out to finish off India with two to Tests to go. This should have been the pitch for the first Test. But test match revenue funds the 18 counties and so this series had to go to the la ...

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The best rock performer in the world ever

Advantages: Brilliant gig
Disadvantages: Gimme my water back

Bruce Springsteen live at Old Trafford cricket ground 29th May 2003 There are occasions in life that are set aside in the memory archive as highlights. I have been to great gigs before. I have been to the occasional live disaster. Bruce Springs ...

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Feelin hot hot hot

Advantages: Arrive early for close proximity to stage
Disadvantages: Needs lots of money

An open air concert in the middle of july! What could be better(apart from the fact it featured one of the horniest male artists of the moment Robbie Williams- check my review on his performance!)The sun was shining and, armed with a large bottle of water ...

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10 years and counting...good times supporting Oxfam and having fun

Advantages: Supporting Oxfam. Meeting new and old friends. Getting to try new festies. 'free' entry. Facilities
Disadvantages: Mud/ weather! Increasing deposit and popularity. Few stewards who don't care less!

...10 years and counting...good times supporting Oxfam and having fun My school years seem so long ago now. I'm sure many of us can say the same. It was just after my last school exams that I had an urgent sense for doing something to let my ...

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A Good Night

Advantages: good sound, good size of venue
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...have been to quite a lot of venues now to see concerts but the last one I came across was the Birmingham Carling Academy. I have been to many Carling Academy's before and usually don't mind them but don't find them to be that great. I had never been to ...

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