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O2 Academy

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 AM
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Eventually got to see the band we've wanted to for years! Was super busy but nothing we aren't used... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Durham, United Kingdom
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Good gig venue

Ive seen a few vbands here and its always been a good venue for live music. The nights that they... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eventually got to see the band we've wanted to for years! Was super busy but nothing we aren't used to at gigs so didn't ruin anything. Although the man with a young kid with him didn't seem to think the same next to us. Don't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LYPud
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bjorg again - fantastic act - would have been better had we not have been squashed into a dirty cold venue. Sometimes you can ignore the venue and enjoy the act - not the case - too many people, with drinks (expensive drinks), squashed into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Visited for a gig on Tuesday, this place is a great venue loads of staff when you want a drink from the bar, plenty of space without being too squashed.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Dirty floors, carpets and seats. Just been to see Jessie J and the open balcony seating was a joke . Under 14’s should be seated apparently but no seats available . Lots of rows with one off seats in the middle where people put their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Ive seen a few vbands here and its always been a good venue for live music. The nights that they put on here aren't all that great but I'm not a student any ore so maybe I'm out of touch with that. However, the prices...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

We went to see one of our favourite bands, The Decemberists. We'd seen them before at Brighton and they were fantastic. Sadly the venue let them down. The acoustics and sound quality were very poor. We sat on the balcony, lucky to get seats as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Good venue for been close to the bands even at the back.If your of a smaller frame I would suggest going up on the balcony when booking tickets.Good sound and plenty of bars to get a drink.Yes there are queues but your at an event...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We attended the venue last night for the First Aid Kit gig and the bands were fantastic. The venue, however, is not great if you have a disability. The balcony is very tightly packed and the seating is very close together which is not ideal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I attended this venue last night. I agree with other reviews, it was chaotic. Two massive queues and no one to advise which queue to be in. My son and I had tickets for seating in the balcony, so queued in what we thought was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Carol R
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Where do I start. The booking office is a good place. I queued from 5 oclock to get my tickets to find out the office wasn't opening till 7 oclock, the same time as the doors open. By this time the main queue had been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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16 December 2017|
Response from Geebls5 | Reviewed this property |
Main seats are at the back, but also one row at each side. You can stand at the side, but will only have a decent view if you’re stood directly behind someone sat down. Anyone arriving late gets stuck standing (can be 3... More