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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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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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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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Volks West Wales

(On Ciao since: 10/2008)

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UK Venues - Birmingham Academy

Birmingham Academy

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

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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)

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The Beehive, Swindon

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

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Riffs Bar, Greatfield, Swindon

(On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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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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The Soundhaus (Northampton)

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

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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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Yorkshire House (Lancaster)

(On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Royal Festival Hall

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

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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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Manchester Gay Fest

(On Ciao since: 11/2003)

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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)

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Garage - Highbury

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

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The Late Room Manchester

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

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UK Venues - Camden Underworld

Camden Underworld

(+) Easy and convenient to get to, intimate (-) A bit small (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2003)

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London Arena

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

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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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Lancashire Cricket Ground, Old Trafford

(+) Brilliant gig (-) Gimme my water back (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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

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Leeds Cockpit

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

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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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Barbican Centre

(On Ciao since: 05/2001)

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Hammersmith Apollo

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

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Cafe Mamba

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

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Dellers Wharf

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

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Brixton Academy

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

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Sloanes

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

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The Thekla

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

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Cavern Club

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

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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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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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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 ...

Anna_Can_Fly 15.03.2012 ˇ Read full review
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A London Venue to be proud of? The New Wembley Arena

Advantages: Easy to Find. Great transport links. Good atmosphere and environment. Clean & Organised.
Disadvantages: Ticket prices vary greatly. Expensive food and drink. Some seats can be awkward to see from.

Many of us have been to sports events, gigs, concerts and shows, and a lot of the time we judge weather we should go on the quality of the venue its being held. I have been to a fair few of different multi-event arenas and venues around the country, but m ...

Novabug 13.10.2010 ˇ Read full review
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One of the smallest but best gig venues in the UK

Advantages: Amazing location, superb bands/artists who play for longer/talk to the audience for longer
Disadvantages: No public transport, limited parking on site, no food or drink (but bring your own)

...those absolutely amazing but almost "word of mouth" gig venues you hear about I have to nail my colours to the mast before going any further - I'm not a fan of huge stadium or auditorium venues when it comes to gigs and concerts - I feel the ...

graeme10 30.01.2010 ˇ Read full review
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Review of The Band Room Venue, North Yorkshire

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A Good Night

Advantages: good sound, good size of venue
Disadvantages: -

...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 ...

ms19 28.09.2006 ˇ Read full review
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Noise Down Dale End

Advantages: Nice venue, Good gigs, Great Atmosphere
Disadvantages: Toilets are pretty nasty and there are lots of peverts at the bars

...I first visited the academy in 2002 when I went to see Papa Roach, since that initial visit I have returned several times and would say arguably it is the best venue in the Birmingham area. The venue itself is situated in the middle of the town centre, ...

edd101 05.12.2004 ˇ Read full review
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